CINÉMATHÈQUE

The Australian Cinémathèque at GOMA provides an ongoing program of film and video that you're unlikely to see elsewhere. Screenings take place Wednesday and Friday nights and Saturday and Sundays matinees. We offer a rich and diverse experience of the moving image, showcasing the work of influential filmmakers and international cinema, rare 35mm prints, recent restorations and silent films with live musical accompaniment.

For newcomers to the Cinémathèque here's a map and information to help you find your way.

Most screenings are free; however for ticketed film programs the GOMA Box Office opens one hour prior to screenings and you are able to purchase snacks and refreshments during this time. As we do not screen trailers prior to films we suggest you arrive early to allow plenty of time to enter and find a seat.

Keep your eye on our Events Calendar for special events to broaden your cinema experience. To stay up to date with all that's happening at the Australian Cinémathèque, register to receive Cinemail in the QAGOMA eNews sign up below. 

QAGOMA is the only Australian art gallery with purpose-built facilities dedicated to film and the moving image. The Australian Cinémathèque is an Associate Member of the International Federation of Film Archives (FIAF), an organisation of the world's leading film archives dedicated to the preservation and exhibition of film.

FILM CLASSIFICATIONS AND AGE RECOMMENDATIONS
(G) General exhibition | (PG) Parental guidance recommended | (M) Recommended for mature audiences | (MA15+) Not suitable for people under 15. Those under 15 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian | (R18+) Restricted to 18 and over: The Australian Cinémathèque programs include films that have not been officially classified in Australia. These films have been listed with age recommendations in accordance with Australian Classification Board guidelines.

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