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19th Lavazza Italian Film Festival Preview Reviews

This year’s festival will feature a fantastic selection of films like the comedies Put Nonna In The Freezer, a dark comedy about an up-tight policeman that changes his ways for love and My Big Gay Italian Wedding, that illustrates the power a loving mother has in garnering acceptance for her gay son with his homophobic father. It also ends with a great song and dance number. And on a more serious side there are films like The Order Of Things that takes a look at the contentious subject ...

Palestinian Film Festival 2018

Showcasing and celebrating the very best of Palestinian cinema, the festival has been running for ten years with broad community interest and support. The Festival is proud to present its 2018 program filled with gripping, award-winning features, shorts and documentaries screening around the country this September and November.   //   For more information about the program please head to their website. Palestinian Film Festival Sydney - 20-27 September, Dendy Newtown ...

Special Event Screenings of Guilty are taking place around the country this October!

The film depicts the final days in the life of Myuran Sukumaran, the convicted criminal who became an accomplished artist on death row under the tutorship of artist Ben Quilty. In the film, clinical preparations for capital punishment contrast with Myuran’s indomitable spirit as he creates some of his most powerful paintings just before his execution by an Indonesian firing squad alongside fellow Australian Andrew Chan in April 2015. Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan were fully rehabi...

19th Lavazza Italian Film Festival to open with the Australian Premiere of Loro!

Presented by Palace, the program, consisting of 37 feature films and 2 short films, celebrates cinema d’italia in all its glory – from the funny and outrageous to lavish romance, poetic drama and revealing documentaries. With 33 Australian Premieres, the Lavazza Italian Film Festival is the place to experience la dolce vita and lose yourself in the best Italian cinema on the big screen. This year’s SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS include the 2018 winner of Best Original Screenplay at Cannes ...

The 2018 Lavazza Italian Film Festival returns this September!

Sitting at the heart of the program are our SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS which include: The 2018 winner of Best Original Screenplay at Cannes Film Festival, HAPPY AS LAZZARO, Alice Rohrwacher’s (The Wonders LIFF14) enchanting third film; and from Matteo Garrone, the director of Gomorrah comes DOGMAN - the Cannes Film Festival award-winning tale of a dog-lover in desolate Southern Italy who is driven to terrifying extremes by a violent local bully. Strong dramas are aplenty with films from ...

Korean Film Festival 2018

Presented by the Korean Cultural Centre Australia, KOFFIA showcases the wonder of Korean culture through film.  From big budget Blockbusters, gripping indie flicks, rom-coms, pop culture musings and more, the Festival presents a packed program of world-class cinema, from the hottest Korean filmmakers.   //   KOFFIA is a cinematic experience for people of all tastes, ages and cultural backgrounds. Every film presented at the Festival screens with English subtitles. ...

Big adventures on the big screen through a female lens: 2018 Gutsy Girls Adventure Film Tour!

The 2018 tour will transport you to the steep backcountry powder of British Columbia in Canada, to exposed ridgelines in the French alps.  Be introduced to inspiring swimmers, committed skiers, ground breaking alpinists, an award winning Australian adventure photographer and a crew of slackliners making a difference in Lebanon.   //   These amazing stories of courage, grit, determination and outdoor inspiration are focused on bringing the female adventure experience ...

The Volvo Scandinavian Film Festival returns this month!

Opening the festival is UNDER THE TREE, a very dark comedy from Icelandic writer-director Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurdsson. The shade from a front-yard tree sees the already simmering tensions between two families come to the boil in an astute observation of suburban mores. Mid-way through the 20-day festival will be special event screenings of AMATEURS, winner of the 2018 Göteborg Film Festival award for Best Nordic Film. The comedy from director Gabriela Pichler hints at the changing face of ...

Iron & Wine 2018 Australian Tour

Through the course of six studio albums, numerous EPs and singles, Iron & Wine has captured the emotion and imagination of listeners with distinctly cinematic songs. With a live band featuring acoustic guitars, percussion, keys, cello, and bass, Iron & Wine’s music has been compared to that of Nick Drake, Jackson Browne, Elliott Smith and Neil Young. Over 15 years since his bedroom folk breakthrough The Creek Drank the Cradle and his scene-stealing cover of Such Great Heights ...

Check out the highlights from the upcoming Volvo Scandinavian Film Festival 2018

2018 Volvo Scandinavian Film Festival highlights include: Winner of Best Screenplay and Best Actress at the Danish Academy Awards, A HORRIBLE WOMAN is a dark comedy which cleverly explores a dysfunctional relationship from the man’s point of view, from the writer/director of Parents (Scandi FF 2016) Christian Tafdrup. Norwegian supernatural drama, THELMA follows a student who moves to Oslo where she discovers that she has terrifying powers. Directed by Joachim Trier, the film was ...