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Watch the trailer for the multi award-winning Dogman!

In a dilapidated Neapolitan suburb, the pint-sized, mild-mannered Marcello (Marcello Fonte) runs the dog-grooming business of the film’s title, caring for the neighbourhood pooches, and raising his young daughter, Alida, for whom he’d do anything to spoil. But he’s domineered by one of his customers, Simone (Edoardo Pesce), a petty criminal and former boxer who throws his substantial bulk around this tight-knit community at every opportunity. Marcello soon becomes swept up in a ...

Save the date – the Lavazza Italian Film Festival to screen nationally this September!

The 20th edition of the festival will showcase 26 of the best new Italian films from the last year as well as classic cinematic gems, Special Presentations, aperitivo nights, receptions and galas across screens in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide, Canberra, Hobart and Byron Bay from 17 September. Festival Director Elysia Zeccola said, “For 20 years we have shared our love of cinema and Italian culture striving to present the best new films from Italy for film-lovers and ...

Win tickets to the 19th Lavazza Italian Film Festival!

The 19th Lavazza Italian Film Festival screens around the country this September exclusively at Palace Cinemas. With over 30 of the latest and greatest from Italy’s best filmmakers, there is no shortage of Italian passion, drama, romance and style for film lovers to enjoy! 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) ...

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 ...

Win a double pass to see the 18th Lavazza Italian Film Festival!

The 18th Lavazza Italian Film Festival (LIFF) screens at Palace Barracks and Centro cinemas in Brisbane from 20 September - 8 October, showcasing a huge program of Italian cinema. LIFF is thrilled to have Milan-born Italian/Australian actor Greta Scacchi on board as this year’s Festival Ambassador. For the first time, the festival is also honoured to introduce the Bulgari Critics' Choice Award; a new prize to celebrate Italian contemporary cinema with an exceptional partner emblematic of ...

Lavazza Italian Film Festival 2016 Competition

The Lavazza Italian Film Festival driven by Fiat will once again showcase the very best new Italian cinema when it screens exclusively at Palace Cinemas. The festival launches in style with, Opening Night film PERFECT STRANGERS (Perfetti sconosciuti), which follows seven friends at a dinner party who decide to share the content of every message, email and phone call they receive over the night during which more secrets than expected are revealed. Opening Night will see guests enjoy our ...