The world’s best films for kids!

Melbourne (June 5-10, 2019)

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Afghanistan’s first psychedelic metal band will hopefully not be their last ...
Number 37

Number 37

There have been a lot of adaptations, homages or films otherwise inspired by Rear Window; ...
The Drummer and the Keeper

The Drummer and the Keeper

Casting matters. So does chemistry ...
The Seen and Unseen

The Seen and Unseen

Most stories are better without a sledgehammer to drive it’s point home, though subtlety doesn’t ...
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Tickets NOW on Sale!Book early for LBS shorts and all the other fantastic films and special events in CHIFF 2019.
Second call-out for Kids' Jury 2019. Don't worry folks if you've already emailed. I'll be contacting everyone next week. Dates are now set for the voting on Sat 27th and Sun 28th April at The Classic Cinema in Elsternwick. Catering provided. Kids must be aged 5-12yrs. Email
The 2019 LBS Program (Now part of the Children's International Film Festival or CHIFF @ Classic Cinemas), has now been selected. Congrats to all the filmmakers programmed, and to everyone who entered. More submissions than ever before. Very tough to choose. Our 15th year looks out of this world awesome! Stay tuned to CHIFF ( and LBS ( websites for details in coming weeks. Dates are May 24 to June 10 @ The Classic, The Lido and The Cameo cinemas.
Emails are back online. Any questions go to Thanks 🙏 for your patience and ongoing support. And a polar bear family.
LBS email addresses are currently down. Nobody panic.
Ok LBS fans it’s happening. In 2019 we’re merging with CHIFF to become the biggest international film festival event for kids and families in the Southern Hemisphere. Dates May 24 to June 10. Save the dates. More news soon. Oh and a goat with a fab hairstyle.
Merry Xmas, happy holidays and New Year to all our LBS fans. See you next year at our extra special 15th anniversary festival in June at Classic/Lido/Cameo cinemas. Stay tuned for news.
Trying not to set the house on fire at the ATOM Awards live on SBS yesterday. Thanks 🙏 Peter Tapp and team for the invite. I won’t expect a invitation back in 2019, but it was a pleasure of sorts.
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