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Watch the trailer for Palace Films’ new release Normandy Nude!

The eagerly-awaited new comedy from Philippe Le Guay, director of The Women On The 6th Floor, NORMANDY NUDE is a warm and wise tale of a proud farming community who must put their grievances aside in order to save their village. The charming town of Mêle-sur-Sarthe, Normandy, is in crisis. Dairy and livestock prices are plummeting and farmers are being threatened with foreclosure.   //   Things seem hopeless until famous American photographer Newman (Toby Jones) ...

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 ...

Brisbane International Film Festival Returns!

For 16 days in between, the 23rd Brisbane International Film Festival offers cinema lovers the chance to indulge in a program of indie darlings, festival circuit award-winners, cinema masters, Australian, International and World premieres, family favourites and must-see documentaries. The Festival’s opening night film The Square, fresh from taking out the prestigious Palme D’Or at this year’s 70th anniversary Cannes Film Festival, is one of the most darkly, funny new films on the ...

Scandinavian Film Festival 2017 Preview

The son, Casper (Jakob Oftebro), an artist himself operates in a less obvious manner under a secret identity known as The Ghost (similar to a Banksy type character). To say they clash is an understatement but Casper has a hidden agenda and the joy in discovering this is one of the film’s highlights. This Man is a real treat for fans of both graffiti art and human stories told without unnecessary gloss and glamour. The Man is screening around the country this July and August as part ...

Win Tickets to a preview screening from Scandinavian Film Festival 2017!

The region of Scandinavia - culturally comprised of Norway, Sweden, Finland, Iceland and Denmark - has produced some of the most iconic films ever made. From the masterpieces of Ingmar Bergman, to the radical, back-to-basics guerrilla-style filmmaking of the Dogme revolution, to the contemporary and transnational diversity of Nordic cinema. Palace Cinemas is proud to present this festival, created to offer a dedicated focus to an area of screen culture that has for too long been under-...

Win a double pass to the American Essentials Film Festival!

This May, Palace Cinemas once again are bringing the best of American independent film to Australian screens with American Essentials. Twenty films make their Australian premiere—many hot on the heels of their world premieres at A-list festivals around the world—as the three-week festival tours five cities, celebrating the latest indie treasures in narrative feature and documentary, together with newly restored American classics. Straddling styles from thriller to melodrama, comedy ...

Cine Latino Film Festival 2016 Competition

Experience the world’s greatest sporting passion, Latin American style, with a selection of comedy, drama and documentary in Back Four: Four films about Football.  The Hola Mexico Film Festival will present six of the best from Mexico including the bold bio pic GLORIA, which chronicles the life of the pop diva known as the ‘Mexican Madonna’ and the gripping I PROMISE YOU ANARCHY. Other program highlights include veteran Colombian director and Gabriel Garcia Marquez collaborator ...

Volvo Scandinavian Film Festival 2016 Competition

Now a much anticipated fixture on the festival calendar, the third Volvo Scandinavian Film Festival presented by Palace will see some of the most exciting and fresh movies from Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland and Iceland grace Palace Cinema screens around Australia from 5 July. National Festivals Director Elysia Zeccola Hill who has been running the festivals at Palace Cinemas for the last 18 years said: “Scandinavia has produced some of the most iconic films ever made. This festival ...

Essential Independents: American Cinema, Now Competition

From Penelope Spheeris to Kelly Reichardt; from Woody Allen to Alex Ross Perry; from Martin Scorsese to Paul Thomas Anderson; from Sofia Coppola to Lynn Shelton, and from John Cassavetes to Richard Linklater, the American independent film community continues to flourish and produce people, ideas, and cinema with a profound impact on the craft internationally.   //   Highlights of the festival include Opening Night event screening of Time Out Of Mind, starring Richard Gere ...

Scandinavian Film Festival 2015

The second Scandinavian Film Festival will open with the uproarious HERE IS HAROLD (Her er Harold), a Norwegian road movie, about a man who sets out to kidnap the founder of Ikea. For over 40 years, Harold has been running a successful business, "Lunde Furniture". But this comes to an end when IKEA decides to open a new superstore right next door to his small furniture shop. In mounting anger and desperation, Harold wants revenge. He arms himself with a pistol and sets off for Älmhult, ...