When is an outdoor cinema not an outdoor cinema? When it's tucked away in an openair atrium on the banks of the Yarra River.
The only place in Melbourne where you can watch a movie under the stars rain, hail or shine, Southgate Cinema is back for another year, with a brand new program that combines major releases with non-fiction gems. And the best bit? It's 100 percent free.
Screenings take place on Tuesday evenings in a makeshift movie theatre complete with deckchairs and headphones. The season begins with the recent Bill Murray comedy St. Vincent, followed by fashion photography doco Bill Cunningham New York. Other films announced so far include Selma, Big Eyes and The Theory of Everything, along with documentaries about Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei and legendary American design duo Charles and Ray Eames.
Sessions tend to fill up fast, so we recommend booking ahead.