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Shakespeare on Film at ACMI, Melbourne

  • Romeo and Juliet

Franco Zeffirelli's Romeo and Juliet

14th July - 26th July 2016

British Council is partnering with ACMI in Melbourne, Australia.

In association with the University of Melbourne, British Council and the BFI are partnering with the Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) to present titles from our amazing Shakespeare Lives in Film touring package.

Special presentations include Play On! Shakespeare in Silent Cinema with a new score by the Globe musicians and a digital restoration of Richard III, with an exclusive on-stage discussion between Sir Ian McKellen and director Richard Loncraine recorded at the BFI Southbank.

The full programme of Shakespeare titles is as follows:


  • Richard III (1995)
  • Theatre of Blood (1973)
  • Romeo and Juliet (1968)
  • Henry V (1989)
  • The Angelic Conversation (1985)
  • Hamlet (1948)
  • Play On! Silent Shakespeare
  • Macbeth (2015)
  • Much Ado About Nothing (1993)
  • Bill (2015)

For more information on the programme, click here.