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23 May
Kubrick: A Complete Retrospective
Kubrick Kubrick: A Complete Retrospective

Celebrating the monolithic genius of Stanley Kubrick, 25 years after his death, with a complete retrospective of his films.

Open the pod bay doors, HAL.
24 May
This Is Celluloid: Another Year of 35mm and 70mm Screenings
Retrospectives This Is Celluloid: Another Year of 35mm and 70mm Screenings

We're back with an even bigger program of 35mm and 70mm screenings, showcasing masterpieces from the 1920s to now across almost 50 weeks.

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18 May
Cinema Reborn presents: The Films of Im Kwon-taek
Retrospectives Cinema Reborn presents: The Films of Im Kwon-taek

Cinema Reborn festival screenings of Sopyonje (1993) kick off a short follow-up season showcasing some of Im Kwon-taek's other key films, Jagko Mismatched Nose (1980), Ticket (1986) and Festival (1996).

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22 May
Make It Musical
Retrospectives Make It Musical

We’re making a song-and-dance of the movie musical, with another year-long celebration of the best and boldest films the genre has to offer.

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23 May
Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga – Tickets On Sale Now!
Special Events Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga – Tickets On Sale Now!

Return to the wasteland with George Miller's latest, Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga, the story of renegade warrior Furiosa before she teamed up with Mad Max in Fury Road.

This is her odyssey
25 May
Classic Matinees
Retrospectives Classic Matinees

They had style, they had grace. Our Classic Matinees program showcases the greatest and most glamorous pictures from the Golden Age of Hollywood and beyond. Don't just stand there, let's get to it!

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26 May
High & Low: John Galliano – Movie Club Preview
Members Screening High & Low: John Galliano – Movie Club Preview

See High & Low: John Galliano early at our Movie Club Preview, the explorative documentary which delves into the life of the flamboyant and iconoclastic designer.

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29 May
Eating Plants: Season 2 — Q&A Screening
Q&A Screening Eating Plants: Season 2 — Q&A Screening

Join us for a special Q&A screening of Season 2 of Eating Plants, the upbeat TV series that explores plant-based food, the world’s fastest-growing culinary trend.

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30 May
South African Film Festival
Film Festivals South African Film Festival

Celebrate the diversity and creativity of contemporary South African cinema. Screening from 2 May – 30 May.

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30 May
The Raid in 4K — Encore Screenings presented by FFFA
FFFA The Raid in 4K — Encore Screenings presented by FFFA

After a huge success at Fantastic Film Festival Australia, The Raid in 4K is returning for limited encore screenings. Experience an unexpected triumph of high-octane action and knife-edge claustrophobia on the big screen.

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01 Jun
In Restless Dreams: The Music of Paul Simon — Special Presentation
Special Events In Restless Dreams: The Music of Paul Simon — Special Presentation

Oscar-winning director Alex Gibney directs the definitive musical biography of Paul Simon, one of the greatest songwriters and performers in the history of music.

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01 Jun
The Road to Patagonia - Limited Season
Special Limited Season The Road to Patagonia - Limited Season

Screening for a limited season The Road to Patagonia is a stunning, intimate and unflinching documentary following Matty Hannon on an incredible solo adventure to surf the west coast of the Americas by motorbike, from the top of Alaska to the tip of Patagonia.

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02 Jun
The Peasants – Special Preview Screening
Advance Screenings The Peasants – Special Preview Screening

Enjoy a glass of sparkling on arrival at our special preview screening of The Peasants from the filmmakers behind Loving Vincent (2017).

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05 Jun
Comedy Store Presents – Ritz Comedy Club
Live Performance Comedy Store Presents – Ritz Comedy Club

The world famous Comedy Store is bringing the best in stand-up comedy to the iconic Ritz cinema! Presented on the first Wednesday of every month.

LMAO
09 Jun
Panorama of Chinese Film 2024
Film Festivals Panorama of Chinese Film 2024

Panorama of Chinese Film presents a diverse collection of classic and new Chinese films, organised by the Chinese Independent Film Foundation (CIFF).

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12 Jun
Weak Layers — Q&A Screening with Katie Burrell
Q&A Screening Weak Layers — Q&A Screening with Katie Burrell

Join us for a special Q&A screening of Weak Layers with writer/director & star of the film Katie Burell, North America's most loved "Leisure Athlete".

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15 Jun
Children's International Film Festival
Film Festivals Children's International Film Festival

The Children's International Film Festival (CHIFF) is back with a month-long celebration of cinema designed to captivate and inspire young audiences and their families.

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16 Jun
Inside Out 2 – Family Fun Day presented by CHIFF
CHIFF Inside Out 2 – Family Fun Day presented by CHIFF

CHIFF is proud to present a special Family Fun Day event for Disney and Pixar’s highly anticipated new film Inside Out 2!

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27 Jun
Le Samoura├» (1967) – Back on the Big Screen in 4K
Retrospectives Le Samoura├» (1967) – Back on the Big Screen in 4K

One of the most influential and iconic films in French cinema history, Jean-Pierre Melville's Le Samouraï returns to Australian cinemas in pristine 4K from Thursday 27 June.

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05 Jul
The Rocky Horror Picture Show – Audience Partici...pation Screening
Special Events The Rocky Horror Picture Show – Audience Partici...pation Screening

We would like, if we may, to take you one a strange journey. Dress for a trip to Transylvania with our fabulous interactive screenings, running on the first Friday of every second month. Includes sparkling on arrival. Hosted by fabulous Drag Queen Minnie Cooper.

TIME WARP
13 Jul
Do Go On Live Podcast
Special Events Do Go On Live Podcast

The Do Go On podcast returns to Sydney for the first time in almost two years! Join Matt Stewart, Jess Perkins and Dave Warneke for an hour of trademark riffing on a topic from history.

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25 Jul
Deadpool & Wolverine — Tickets On Sale Now!
Special Events Deadpool & Wolverine — Tickets On Sale Now!

Tickets are now on sale for Deadpool & Wolverine. Wade Wilson (Ryan Reynolds) is back in the red spandex and joining forces with Wolverine (Hugh Jackman) for the third instalment of the franchise, to defeat a common enemy.

Do you want to build a snowman?
27 Jul
The Lord of the Rings Marathon – 4K Extended Editions
Special Events The Lord of the Rings Marathon – 4K Extended Editions

“All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.” - Gandalf

And my axe
01 Aug
RunNation Film Festival 2024
Adventure RunNation Film Festival 2024

2024 marks the tenth year of the RunNation Film Festival. The festival is an original, inspiring event attended by running celebrities, thousands of runners and non-runners around Australia, New Zealand & many parts of the world.

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08 Aug
Gutsy Girls Adventure Film Tour 2024
Adventure Gutsy Girls Adventure Film Tour 2024

The Gutsy Girls Adventure Film Tour showcases a 2 1/2 hour program of the most inspiring, heartfelt, and entertaining films celebrating adventurous women from independent filmmakers around the globe.

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25 Aug
Top Dog Film Festival 2024
Special Events Top Dog Film Festival 2024

Celebrate the canine connection through this carefully curated collection of heartwarming stories about dogs and their people at the 2024 Top Dog Film Festival.

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19 Sep
Women’s Adventure Film Tour 2024
Adventure Women’s Adventure Film Tour 2024

The Women’s Adventure Film Tour is back for its 8th season bringing you a selection of  new short films that celebrate the inspiring women around us who are doing extraordinary things in the name of adventure.

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27 Sep
The Twilight Saga — Marathon
Special Events The Twilight Saga — Marathon

By popular demand, we're bringing Stephanie Meyer's timeless teen vampire love story back to the big screen with our Twilight Saga Marathon.

Hold on tight, spider monkey
24 Oct
MountainFilm On Tour 2024
Adventure MountainFilm On Tour 2024

Mountainfilm on Tour brings you a selection of the best short films from the renowned Mountainfilm festival in Telluride, Colorado.

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14 Nov
Climbing Film Tour
Special Events Climbing Film Tour

The Climbing Film Tour is back for its 5th season with an awesome selection of short films celebrating the global climbing community.

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Limited Edition Ritz T-Shirts For Sale
Promotions Limited Edition Ritz T-Shirts For Sale

Attention Ritz Superfans! We have a limited supply of Ritz t-shirts available for sale in the gift shop. Get yours today!

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National Theatre Live
Art & Theatre National Theatre Live

The best of British theatre on our cinema screens.

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Adventure Documentaries
Adventure Adventure Documentaries

We're bringing breathtaking real-life adventures and glorious outdoor vistas to the big screen.

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Audio Description Sessions
Promotions Audio Description Sessions

Audio Description (AD) is a device that aids visually impaired patrons.

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Sydney's Home of Celluloid
Sydney's Home of Celluloid

Presenting exclusive shows in original 35mm and 70mm prints year-round.

Get Reel
Met Opera
Art & Theatre Met Opera

Presenting a selection of the best live theatre performances from The Metropolitan Opera on the big screen.

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Cult Classics
Retrospectives Cult Classics

Ritz Cult Classics revisits silver screen hits from the early 20th century until now.

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Open Caption Sessions
OCAPTIONS Open Caption Sessions

Weekly open caption sessions for anyone who needs it.

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JIFF
Film Festivals JIFF

JIFF brings the best of Jewish-themed films to cinemas across Australia.

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Senior Cinephiles
Promotions Senior Cinephiles

$10 tickets for members daily, $12 tickets for non-members!

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BYO Baby at Ritz
Promotions BYO Baby at Ritz

Crying, kicking, screaming is welcome, and that goes for the babies as well.

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Art and Theatre on Screen
Art & Theatre Art and Theatre on Screen

Presenting fine art and theatre on The Big Screen. 

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