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Moro Spanish Film Festival – Carmen & Lola Movie Review

This secret has the ability to blow both their worlds apart but young love only knows young love. This examination of a culturally forbidden love is presented as part social story and part teen drama. It helps the teen drama aspect that both women are very attractive, this however blunts the film’s social impact. It is still a fascinating insight into the Gypsy world, a world very few know.   //   Carmen & Lola is screening in Brisbane: Palace James Street Sunday ...

Moro Spanish Film Festival – The Good Girls Movie review

Sofía deals with this financial crises the only way she can, by completely ignoring it. Things are crumbling around her and it’s to the quality of Salas’ performance that you see this uncertainty and the fear it instills in her in such fine detail. It’s in the cracks of her tightly wound persona that the details become apparent. This is a voyeuristic tale of the rich with a stark reality at its centre. The Good Girls is screening in Brisbane: Palace Barracks Thursday 25, April ...

German Film Festival 2019 first program announcement!

With the best new films from Germany, this year’s program, presented in collaboration with German Films, showcases festival favourites, works of auteurs as well as the brightest new talent. The opening selection, BALLOON (Ballon) by Michael ‘Bully’ Herbig is a spectacular and thrilling true story of two ordinary families who extraordinarily escape from East to West Germany in a homemade hot air balloon. Starring Karoline Schuch, David Kross, Friedrich Mücke and Alicia von Rittberg ...

The 2019 Moro Spanish Film Festival has announced its full program!

Screening nationally at Palace Cinemas from 16 April, the 22nd edition of the festival features two key programme strands: New Spanish Cinema and Cine Latino. Opening with Javier Fesser’s critically acclaimed Goya Award-winning box office smash hit CHAMPIONS (Campeones), the festival will close with a digital restoration of the firecracker comedy WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN (Mujeres al borde de un ataque de nervios), directed by leading Spanish auteur, Pedro Almodóvar, ...

Banff Mountain Film Festival Australian Tour

Showcasing a carefully curated selection of the best films from Canada’s famous nine-day international festival, the event will travel to 30 Australian towns and cities, inspiring audiences in 70 packed screenings. Travel to exotic landscapes and remote cultures, and get up-close and personal with adrenaline-packed action sports, the 2018/2019 World Tour is an exhilarating and provocative exploration of the mountain world. Give your adventure dreams more oxygen this year, with a ticket ...

Calling all Ocean Lovers! The Ocean Film Festival World Tour begins next month!

Designed to mesmerise and enthral, the Ocean Film Festival World Tour showcases more than two hours of sublime footage taken above and below the water’s surface. The films document the beauty and power of the ocean, and celebrate the divers, surfers, swimmers and oceanographers who live for the sea’s salt spray; who chase the crests of waves; and who marvel at the mysteries of the big blue. Heart-stopping shots of surfers riding wild waves and adrenaline-inducing scenes of divers ...

Cesar-nominated films to screen at this year’s Alliance Française French Film Festival

The Sisters Brothers (Les Freres Sisters), Jacques Audiard's western starring Joaquin Phoenix and John C. Reilly, has received nine nominations, including for Best Director. The film has already enjoyed a number of international accolades including winning the Silver Lion at the Venice Film Festival last year and screened at the launch of the 2019 Alliance Française French Film Festival just two weeks ago. The Alliance Française French Film Festival’s Opening Night film, Pierre ...

30th Alliance Française French Film Festival – In Brisbane from March 14!

This very special Festival edition, which will showcase its innumerable delights across 12 distinct categories with self-explanatory titles ranging from “Paris Snapshots,” “Summertime,” “Lighten Up,” and “Critically Acclaimed,” will also present a selection of outstanding movies from Belgium, Canada and Switzerland via its “Across Borders” category including The Fall of the American Empire (La chute de l’empire Américain), a richly amusing comedy drama from renowned ...

Rob Brydon – I am Standing Up Australian Tour

The Swansea-born radio and TV presenter got his big break in 2000 with Marion and Geoff, the series of short comedy monologues on BBC2. He is perhaps best known for his role of Bryn West in the sitcom Gavin & Stacey and the BBC One hit comedy panel show Would I Lie To You? His film credits include Swimming With Men, Early Man, The Huntsman: Winter’s War, Cinderella and Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels.   //   But stand-up comedy is where Brydon is in his element ...

Save the date, s’il vous plaît! The Alliance Française French Film Festival is coming to Brisbane this March!

The full festival line-up will be released on Thursday January 31st with tickets on-sale the same day through www.palacecinemas.com.au. The Festival promises to be more passionate, more emotional, more dramatic, more French than even before with over 50 films and special events showcasing the best of French cinema.   //   Mark January 31st in your diary and keep March & April completely free so you can take full advantage of this amazing cinematic event! We are ...