Events

Find events on this page, such as audio described theatre shows, blind cricket competitions, Vision Australia client days and more. Filter events by using the drop down box to select what “type” of event, and/or by “state”.
16 August, 2018
Playhouse, QPAC
South Brisbane
Queensland
In the sizzling summer of 1965, a bookish 14 year-old boy flees from the boredom and bullying of small-town life by burying himself in stories of epic adventure. He never thought he’d find himself living one.
17 August, 2018
Vision Store Parramatta, Level 7, 128 Marsden Street
Parramatta
New South Wales
The team at Parramatta VisionStore welcomes you an exciting to an information session focussed around the new technology Aira. During this 2 hour session David Woodbridge will be demonstrating and providing information on the best uses for this Tech in your everyday life. So come in and try out the Aira Glasses, take the opportunity to discover how the Aira can support you to live the life that you choose.
18 August, 2018
Hoyts 10, Hoyts Cinemas, Melbourne Central, Level 3, corner Swanston and La Trobe streets
Melbourne
Vic
Acute Misfortune – unclassified 18+
Director: Thomas M. Wright
Australia
Genre: Drama
Daniel Henshall stars as infamous Archibald Prize-winning artist Adam Cullen in this lyrical adaptation of Erik Jensen’s acclaimed biography.
18 August, 2018
Playhouse, QPAC
South Brisbane
Queensland
In the sizzling summer of 1965, a bookish 14 year-old boy flees from the boredom and bullying of small-town life by burying himself in stories of epic adventure. He never thought he’d find himself living one.
18 August, 2018
State Theatre
Melbourne
Victoria
This is the dazzling, funny and moving story of the legendary Australian entertainer Peter Allen. From a humble start, Peter was singing in country pubs at age 11. He survived family tragedy to become a teenage TV star. Discovered by Judy Garland, he married her daughter Liza Minnelli and went on to achieve international stardom as a performer and songwriter.
18 August, 2018
Canberra Theatre Centre
Canberra
Australian Capital Territory
This whip-cracking, rollicking rough-and-ready reimagining shucks off the buckskin and brings a barrelful of dirt and grit to the classic musical. Starring Virginia Gay (Channel 7's All Saints and Winners & Losers) as the magnetic, masculine heroine, joined by a ragtag band of acclaimed comedic actors and musicians who share all the other roles.
18 August, 2018
Kino Cinema 1, Collins Street
Melbourne
Vic
Undertow – Unclassified: 18+
Director: Miranda Nation
Australia
Australian Films Premiere Fund
Genre: Thriller
MIFF Accelerator Lab alumna Miranda Nation makes her feature directorial debut with this Geelong-shot psychological thriller about grief and obsession set against the backdrop of local footy culture.
18 August, 2018
Melbourne
Vic
Miff Closing Night Gala
The Coming Back Out Ball Movie – Unclassified 18+
Director: Sue Thomson
Australia
Special Event Australian Films Premiere Fund
Genre: Documentary

In the middle of Australia’s divisive marriage equality vote, Melbourne hosted a gala event to honour and celebrate its LGBTIQ elders. These are their stories.
19 August, 2018
Comedy Theatre, 240 Exhibition Street
Vic
Vic
Pick of the Litter – Unclassified: no age restriction
Director: Dana Nachman, Don Hardy Jr.
USA
Genre: Documentary
A vivid, heart-warming portrait of the people, personalities and puppies who work together to create the most remarkable of human–canine relationships: guide dogs.

19 August, 2018
Kino Cinema 1, 45 Collins Street
Melbourne
Vic
Best MIFF Shorts – Unclassified 18+
A collection of the best short films of the festival, as chosen by the MIFF Shorts Awards Jury and the MIFF Shorts Programmer.