Festival Program

Virtuosi - Fri 18th July

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Virtuosi - Created by Sue Healey - Music by Mike Nock

Fri 18th July

"In experiencing this doco, you will fall in love, you will shed a tear. You will consider what home means...delicate, powerful, beautifully shot and edited." Theatreview NZ

Created by award-winning choreographer and filmmaker Sue Healey with music by New Zealand jazz legend Mike Nock, Virtuosi is a feature length documentary about the drive to be an artist and the special nature of virtuosity in dance.

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Mixed Grill presents 'Still Present' - Sat 19th July

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Mixed Grill presents 'Still Present' featuring: Marcus Bergner (Syd) & Myriam Van Imschoot (Belg), Rebecca Youdell & Zane Saunders, Daniel Wallwork, Greta-Rose Stanley, Elements, The Presentation, Dark Matter, Nicholas Mills & more

Sat 19th July

The cultural melting pot Mixed Grill presents a winter hot-pot of film and screen, contemporary and experimental performance, new music, live grafitti and installation with ‘Still Present’.

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SOLID SCREEN - Presented by cyberTribe - Sun 20th July

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SOLID SCREEN Presented by cyberTribe - Featuring: r e a, Darlene Johnson, Fiona Foley, Lily Shearer, Lori Blondeau, Michelle Derosier, Ariel Smith, Hiona Henare, Penny Evans, Colleen Johnson and artist / curator Jenny Fraser.

Sun 20th July

SOLID SCREEN Festival showcases 'solid women' on SCREEN.

Local and international Indigenous women screen-makers will converge on Far North Queensland's Innot Hot Springs in less than a month for an exciting night showcasing and celebrating their unique and valuable contributions to screen culture worldwide.

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In/Off - Feat Cari Cari - Sat 12th July

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In/Off Club - Featuring Cari Cari (Austria), The Broken Needles (Melb), The Starry Fields and Stolen Violin (Melb)

Sat 12th July

Cairns freshest new music night, In/Off Club, explodes with a meat-tray of tasty delights as part of the On Edge festival.

The In/Off Club line-up will be the freshest new music event of the year, with an international and National cast. featuring Cari Cari (Austria), The Broken Needles (Melb), The Starry Fields, and Stolen Violin (Melb).

Read more: In/Off - Feat Cari Cari - Sat 12th July

Manapanmirr, in Christmas Spirit - Wed 23rd July

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Manapanmirr, in Christmas Spirit - Presented by ALTAR (Anthropological Laboratory for Tropical Audiovisual Research)

Wed 23rd July

ALTAR is a ethnographic film group at the Cairns Institute, James Cook University, Cairns.

"Manapanmirr, in Christmas Spirit" is a film about connecting cultures through feeling, about sorrows and joys, arrivals and departures.

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Arthouse Funk Raiser - Fri 25th July

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Arthouse Funk Raiser - featuring The Don Johnson/Butlers

Fri 25th July

The Don Johnson/Butlers are the world’s first declared bogan funk band: drawing from the canon of 70’s and 80’s funk and smashing it into classic Aussie and international hard rock.

Read more: Arthouse Funk Raiser - Fri 25th July

In/Off Club : Elec-Tropica - Sat 26th July

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In/Off Club : Elec-Tropica - Featuring: Scruffy Goat, Esscine, Frere, Billy French, Jompacs & Noogets, No_Request

Sat 26th July

Elec-Tropica celebrates new electronic music and beat making by fresh and established producers and artists.

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RISE - Fri 1st & Sat 2nd Aug

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RISE : Presented by Metamorphis Theatre Company, Featuring Jessi Lewis in collaboration with AñA Wojak and Hara Namah

Fri 1st & Sat 2nd Aug

Born in Cairns, in 1988 performance artist Jessi Lewis returns to the area to present this new work, RISE, a work that speaks of connection to place, returning to your roots, finding something under siege for reasons of greed.

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Australian International Animation Festival - Fri 8th & Sat 9th Aug

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Australian International Animation Festival - Presented by End Credits Film Club and Animation Alliance Australia Inc | ASIFA Australia – Featuring: Filmmaker Kevin Schreck (USA)

Fri 8th & Sat 9th Aug

The 11th Australian International Animation Festival is an internationally renowned event featuring over 100 prestigious films across a range of styles, genres and techniques.

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