1259 LAVAZZA ITALIAN FILM FESTIVAL 2019
Luna On SX

LAVAZZA ITALIAN FILM FESTIVAL 2019: 2 - 23 October

Mangia bene, ridi spesso, ama molto. As they say in Italy; “eat well, laugh often, love much”!

The 20th edition of the Lavazza Italian Film Festival will showcase 26 of the best new Italian films from the last year as well as classic cinematic gems and opening and closing night receptions.

Palace is also thrilled to be celebrating another important anniversary with Lavazza, the festival’s longstanding naming rights partner, who has been bringing the best Italian coffee to Palace Cinemas nationally for the last 16 years.

Check out details of our renowned opening (SOLD OUT) and closing (SOLD OUT) events below where you'll be treated to the tastes and sounds of Italy in advance of the screenings!

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1302 MINI BRITISH FILM FESTIVAL 2019
Screening: Wed 30 Oct - Sun 24 Nov at:
Luna On SX
Windsor Cinema

31 October - 24 November

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The MINI British Film Festival returns to Windsor Cinema and Luna on SX with a standout selection of prestige film and box office hits from the British Isles.

We are delighted to announce the the programme, which feature some of the most anticipated films of the year - from powerful true stories and literary adaptations to biographies and documentaries. With 20 new release titles plus a retrospective on Dame Helen Mirren and some restored gems, this year’s selection sees British cinema at its best!

The MINI British Film Festival will open nationally with MILITARY WIVES from director Peter Cattaneo (The Full Monty, 1997). Kristin Scott Thomas leads this inspiring drama about the bravery of the women of war, and the power of the music that saved them. And closing the Festival, will be the highly anticipated film THE GOOD LIAR. Based on the widely acclaimed novel by Nicholas Searle, Oscar-winning screenwriter Bill Condon (Gods and Monsters, 1998) directs this wicked thriller featuring magnificent lead performances by Dame Helen Mirren and Sir Ian McKellen.

Other highlights include:

HOPE GAP, led by the brilliant and layered performances of Annette Bening, Bill Nighy, and BAFTA winner Josh O’Connor, this is a powerful story of finding hope after a marriage breakdown.

Uplifting and picturesque comedy FISHERMAN’S FRIENDS tells the true story of the part-time Cornish sea shanty group that hit the big time.

Off the back of the smash hit Oasis – Definitely Maybe, we see Liam Gallagher’s revealing and entertaining expedition from the wilderness of booze and legal battles to his attempt to stage the greatest comeback in rock history in LIAM GALLAGHER: AS IT WAS.

A stellar cast lead by Keira Knightly feature in Oscar-winning director Gavin Hood’s OFFICIAL SECRETS, a superb true-life political thriller about an accused British whistle-blower who leaked information about the Iraqi invasion.

Ken Loach returns after his Palme D’Or-winning I, Daniel Blake, with SORRY WE MISSED YOU. Another brilliant study of a struggling working-class couple caught in a hopelessly exploitative system.

And audiences at festivals world-wide have fallen head over heels for ROMANTIC ROAD – the eccentric and adventurous road-trip documentary charting an elderly British couple’s ambitious journey across India in their 1936 Rolls Royce.

In addition to the latest films, this year’s festival retrospective MIRROR ON MIRREN features some rarely seen hidden gems from Helen Mirren’s back catalogue, including: THE AGE OF CONSENT (1969), SAVAGE MESSIAH (1972), O’LUCKY MAN (1973), THE MADNESS OF KING GEORGE (1994), CALENDAR GIRLS (2003) and THE QUEEN (2006) for which Mirren won an Academy Award for her performance as Queen Elizabeth II.

For updates and more information, visit www.britishfilmfestival.com.au

KEEP IN TOUCH WITH THE FESTIVAL:  www.facebook.com/britishfilmfest  #BritishFilmFest

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1635 4 X 4 MINI ARTS FILM FESTIVAL
Screening: Sat 2 Nov - Sun 24 Nov at:
Luna On SX

The Fremantle Biennale and Luna on SX bring you 4 x 4, a mini film festival screening a curated selection of contemporary culture flicks over four weekends during the Fremantle Biennale.

 

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982 9TH IRANIAN FILM FESTIVAL AUSTRALIA
Screening: Thu 14 Nov - Wed 20 Nov at:
Luna Leederville

Now it’s ninth year, Iranian Film Festival Australia is the only nation-wide Australian Festival dedicated to Iranian Cinema. Our aim is to showcase a diverse range of the best and most interesting of current Iranian cinema, One of the world’s most exhilarating national cinemas, and through cinema to introduce Iranian culture to other Australians, providing a better cultural understanding.

The Iranian Film Festival Australia is thrilled to announce Reza Mirkarimi’s acclaimed, multi award winning film, Castle of Dreams as the opening night film of this year’s Festival, which takes place from 14 November - 20 November In its ninth iteration IFFA 2019 will showcase the best of Iranian cinema, presenting a mix of films by world-renowned Iranian auteurs alongside thrilling new talents in a dynamic program that tours across the country.

After winning the Best Screenplay and Music awards at Iran’s National Academy Awards, Castle of Dreams  went on to scoop the Golden Goblet prize for Best Film, the Best Director prize for Reza Mirkarimi and a shared Best Actor Award for Hamed Behdad at the prestigious Shanghai Film Festival earlier this year.

A drama about family, separation and keeping one’s promises by one of Iran’s finest filmmakers, Castle of Dreams is described by The Hollywood Reporter as “a subtly written and sensitively directed psychological drama that nimbly teases out the meaning of fatherhood and the responsibility it entails.”

Programme announced and tickets on sale soon!

Adults $20
Student/Concession/Privilege Card $15.50

EXCLUSIVE TO LUNA CINEMAS LEEDERVILLE SCREENING NOVEMBER 14-20

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