Day: 1 September 2015

Small World Festival add special guest DJs to 2015 line-up and Announce Timetable

September 1, 2015

Small World Festival is back this September 19th, and 2015 is amping up the techno vibes as the special guest DJs have just been revealed. With a line up consisting of rock acts The Church and DZ Deathrays, Small World plans to cater to all music fans with this very cool line-up of our favourite […]

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the AU interview: Kim Moyes of The Presets (Sydney) talks BIGSOUND, Tame Impala and the gentrification of creativity

September 1, 2015

Next week, Kim Moyes of Sydney electronic duo The Presets will be speaking at the annual Brisbane based music industry conference and festival BIGSOUND. In advance of the event, we spoke to Kim about his time at the Sydney Conservatorium – who have finally introduced a contemporary music program – he gives advice for people […]

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Mad Max: Fury Road named best film of the year by international critics

September 1, 2015

This year, at the San Sebastian Film Festival in Spain, Australia action blockbuster Mad Max: Fury Road will be awarded the very prestigious Grand Prix of the International Federation of Film Critics (FIPRESCI), meaning that a panel of 493 of the world’s top critics have named it the best film of the year. In a […]

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Deus Ex: Mankind Divided gets release date, bogus preorder deal

September 1, 2015

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided finally has an official release date. That’s good! It’s also offering one of the most poorly thought-out preorder deals in recent memory. That’s bad.

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Vikings star Clive Standen to raid Australian shores for Oz Comic-Con

September 1, 2015

Australian Vikings fans are in for a treat this month with Clive Standen, who portrays legendary Norse warrior Rollo Lothbrok in the acclaimed historical drama, set to raid our shores as part of Oz Comic-Con. Standen will be attending both Brisbane and Sydney events and fans will have the opportunity to get up close and […]

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What to watch: The Iris’ Weekly TV Picks (2nd September-8th September)

September 1, 2015

Need to catch a TV break and don’t know what to watch? Simon takes us through his top picks on must-see shows and films for the week. Click through to see what’s showing for your entertainment needs. Wednesday 2nd September, 2015 Sammy J and Randy in Ricketts Lane-ABC iView-Streaming 24/7 In what is both an […]

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Darwin International Film Festival Announces 2015 Program Launch

September 1, 2015

The Darwin International Film Festival has launched its official program at Deckchair Cinema over the weekend. A full line-up of films, workshops and events curated by an expert panel has been announced, with this year’s program resulting in all films having their Northern Territory premieres at the festival. Countries featured include Brazil, India, Germany, Poland and more, […]

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The Jewish International Film Festival Announces Line-Up And Dates

September 1, 2015

In October, the Jewish International Film Festival returns to Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Gold Coast and New Zealand for a run of dates that will feature 60 international premiere features and documentaries. The festival has become known for showcasing diverse cinema and engaging audiences both from the Jewish community and beyond. Every film, selected by Festival […]

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