Sunday, March 01, 2009

Bushfire Benefit Film Screening at ACMI

The following info is via Melbourne Cinémathèque:

Melbourne’s screen culture leaders and cinephile community are coming together to support the Victorian Bushfire Appeal with a one-off fundraising screening of Matteo Garrone’s award-winning drama, Gomorrah.

Yet to be released in Australian cinemas, the sensation of Cannes (Grand Prix winner) and the 2008 Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF), Gomorrah will be screened at ACMI on Saturday 7 March with all proceeds going to the Victorian Bushfire Appeal.

The special fundraiser is being presented by the Melbourne Cinematheque, RMIT University and ACMI with the support of Madman Entertainment, Australian Film Television and Radio School (AFTRS), Faculty of the Victorian College of the Arts Film and Television (VCA), Film Victoria, MIFF, Australian Film Institute (AFI).

The film will be introduced by Australian actor Nina Landis (City Homicide, The Hollowmen, MDA, Blackjack) with a package of short films from AFTRS to also screen.

Gomorrah (Unclassified 18+)
ACMI Cinemas, Federation Square Melbourne
Saturday 7 March 2009 at 2pm
Adults $25 Concession $20

* Please note that all Cinémathèque members with a yearly membership are eligible for the discount price of $20, but we would appreciate those who aren't unemployed, pensioners or students pay the full $25 if possible.

Tickets available at the ACMI Box Office and online

It is recommended that tickets are bought on line prior to the screening to avoid disappointment.

All proceeds from the screening go to the Victorian Bushfire Appeal

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