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Top Dog Film Festival returns this July and August!

After the sellout success of the inaugural Top Dog Film Festival in 2017 the cunningly canine filled program of heartwarming and inspiring dog films is back with even more stops on the 2018 tour. Meet dogs from all walks of life on the big screen at the 2018 Top Dog Film Festival. From the wild world of the wolf to the primed and pampered pooches of the dog grooming world, the pull on your heartstring is guaranteed to be strong. Meet 4 legged heroes, unbreakable bonds and canine compan...

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 ...

Win tickets to a very special screening at the Japanese Film Festival (JFF) Fringe!

This limited season will also present award-winning titles such as ‘In This Corner of the World’ and ‘The Long Excuse’, explosive action-comedy in ‘Gintama’, as well as the Australian premiere of fantasy period film ‘Honnouji Hotel’. In Honnouji Hotel - past and present collide when Mayuko (Haruka Ayase), a young woman who lacks direction in life, checks into the mysterious Kyoto hotel. The unlikely combination of a music box, a local sweet and the hotel elevator transp...

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 ...

Win a Double Pass to the German Film Festival!

After a break last year, German-made and co-produced films return in a nationwide festival to Australian cinemas showcasing the best cinematic talent Germany has to offer and boasting a program curated with exclusively Australian premieres. In collaboration with German Films (the national information and advisory centre for the promotion of German films worldwide), Palace Cinemas is giving the 15-year-old German Film Festival a fresh start in 2018.   //   The Festival ...

The nationwide German Film Festival to return to Australia in this month!

The Festival program includes a contemporary selection of 26 feature films varying from award-winning dramas and box office comedies to documentaries and a selection of short films. Now in its 13th edition, Short Export 2018 presents six outstanding new short films from Germany, ranging from documentary, to animation and experimental fiction.   //   Additionally, this year’s program includes films especially dedicated to families, children and teens. Presented by the ...

The Boy Downstairs Movie Review

The story is told in a non-linear way as we follow the rocky relationship of Diana (Zosia Mamet of Girls fame) and Ben (Matthew Shear). Their on and off and on again approach to dating is almost as frustrating as an almost complete void of being able to communicate with either themselves and each other. It leads to some deliciously misdirected dialogue. The reality of the actual exorbitant cost of living in New York City is never addressed. It’s left to the imagination how these ...

American Essentials Film Festival touring the country this May!

Opening nationally with Sophie Brooks’s directorial debut THE BOY DOWNSTAIRS featuring Girls star Zosia Mamet as Diana, an ambitious, aspiring writer who finds the perfect Brooklyn apartment only to discover that her new downstairs neighbour is her ex-boyfriend. Join us at the opening night for a New York style bite and live music. The strong program features hard hitting dramas including: 55 STEPS - based on the true story of the friendship between lawyer Colette Hughes (Hilary Swank) ...

The Spanish Film Festival Returns for 2018 with a stellar lineup!

The twenty-day festival, which showcases 25 films, will close with Guillermo del Toro’s masterpiece PAN’S LABYRINTH. The visionary Mexican director recently took home four Academy Awards including Best Film and Best Director with a further nine nominations for his whimsical and spellbinding underwater romance The Shape of Water. To celebrate this incredible achievement, we’re bringing his beloved dark fairy-tale back to the big screen to close the 21st Festival. Special event ...

The Apia Young at Heart Film Festival 2018 now screening around the country!

With 16 films scheduled across 11 venues in 5 cities, the Apia Young at Heart Film Festival is dedicated to seniors, but the curated program will appeal to discerning film lovers of all ages. This year, early evening sessions have been added to the schedule, making the festival even more accessible for everyone. Highly anticipated festival favourites include: On Chesil Beach in which Saoirse Ronan (Brooklyn) and Billy Howle star as Florence and Edward, a young couple on their honeymoon ...