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The Moro Spanish Film Festival Returns this April!

Screening nationally from 20 April, the following films are our first sneak peek into the programme which will screen nationally at Palace Cinemas. From Spain, the selection includes: Internationally acclaimed director Alejandro Amenábar’s (The Others, The Sea Inside) exposé of the 1936 Spanish coup WHILE AT WAR (Mientras dure la Guerra). Filmed across Spain and Argentina, it reveals the personal side of politics through the eyes of writer Miguel de Unamuno. Trapped inside a ...

Scale New Heights at the 32nd Alliance Française French Film Festival!

Awash with high-octane drama, seductive romance, nail-biting suspense, historical tales that will enthral and comedies guaranteed to elevate your spirits, the 2021 Alliance Française French Film Festival will showcase multiple Première screenings and special events to be revealed today when the Festival’s website goes live at: http://www.affrenchfilmfestival.org Presented by the Alliance Française in association with the Embassy of France in Australia and the wonderful support of their ...

Fantastic Mr Wes: A Wes Anderson Retrospective is coming to Dendy Coorparoo!

The retrospective, titled FANTASTIC MR. WES, is a delightful trip through all nine of Wes Anderson’s colourful films: Bottle Rocket, Rushmore, The Royal Tennenbaums, The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissor, The Darjeeling Limited, Fantastic Mr. Fox, Moonrise Kingdom, The Grand Budapest Hotel, and Isle of Dogs.   //   Fantastic Mr Wes: A Wes Anderson Retrospective 4-24 February 2021 Dendy Coorparoo, Brisbane www.dendy.com.au

Japanese Film Festival Classics 2020 is currently screening at GOMA!

'Provocation and Disruption' is all about the poetic, the abstract, the visceral and the abrasive in visionary Japanese cinema. The selection broadly encapsulates films that were fiercely uncompromising and transcended convention, each leaving its unique mark on Japan’s film industry. In their own distinct way, these prolific cinematic works eschew traditional narrative structures and genre tropes to embrace distortion and symbolism. From dynamic and provocative colour, editing and camera ...

British Film Festival announces Australian premiere of Supernova

A heart-rending modern love story about a couple struggling with a diagnosis of early-onset dementia, Colin Firth and Stanley Tucci deliver beautifully tender performances in Supernova. Together, they plan a road trip through England, to reconnect with friends and family and visit the places of their past. As their journey progresses, their individual ideas for their future begin to collide. Secrets are uncovered, private plans unravel and their love for each other is tested like never ...

The 2020 British Film Festival returns to Australian screens this November!

The British Film Festival celebrates the finest filmmakers and acting talent British cinema has to offer and the 2020 programme features some of the most anticipated films of the year – from powerful true stories and literary adaptations to biographies and documentaries. Highlights include: AMMONITE from writer/director Francis Lee. Having just debuted in the UK to rave reviews, the film, set in 1840s England stars Kate Winslet and Saoirse Ronan as a palaeontology pioneer and a ...

Ordinary Justice Movie Review

It’s told mostly through the actions of a little girl and a young woman who are left stranded outside the courtroom while one of the parents is inside enduring the reality of the law. At first, the two women have no interaction, this ever so slowly changes as time draws on and boredom sets in.   //   Taking so much time to establish a relationship between the two main players forces you to discard your usual thirst for quick dramatic tension. It eases you into a view ...

Journey to Italy with a programme of new cinema for the 2020 ST. ALi Italian Film Festival!

The ST. ALi Italian Film Festival will open with a new live-action version of the classic fairy tale PINOCCHIO. From the Director of Gomorrah and Dogman, Matteo Garrone’s seven-time Nastro d’Argento award-winner is an enthralling gothic fantasy starring Roberto Benigni as the woodcutter Geppetto. To celebrate the 20th anniversary - and in honour of the late great Ennio Morricone, one of the world's greatest film composers – the Festival will close with Giuseppe Tornatore’s MALENA ...

Throttle – A B-grade thriller – is coming to the Brisbane Festival!

A single pane of glass allows us to feel separated from the world outside. It absorbs road rage and shields us when we sing along to the car stereo, but what happens when we’re invaded in that bubble of safety? Throttle is like nothing you’ve ever seen before!   //   Scream with delight, dive under the dashboard or grip the hand of your fellow passenger and ignite some fun-fuelled passion. Buckle your seatbelts. You’re in for a ride. Throttle 23 – 26 ...

Studio Ghibli Film Festival is coming to Dendy Coorparoo!

Check out our magical lineup of 22 animated classics and beloved favourites from one of the most acclaimed studios in the world, Studio Ghibli, headed by animation legend Hayao Miyazaki and home of some of the most revered and beloved animated works to have ever graced the screen.   //   Don't miss out on one of the most enchanting big screen experiences ever. All films are in original Japanese Language with English Subtitles. Studio Ghibli Film Festival September ...