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THE BRITISH ARE COMING – announcement of the MINI British Film Festival Programme

The Festival will open nationally with MILITARY WIVES from director Peter Cattaneo (The Full Monty, 1997). Kristin Scott Thomas leads this inspiring drama about the bravery of the women of war, and the power of the music that saved them. And closing the Festival will be the highly anticipated film THE GOOD LIAR. Based on the widely acclaimed novel by Nicholas Searle, Oscar-winning screenwriter Bill Condon (Gods and Monsters, 1998) directs this wicked thriller featuring magnificent lead ...

First highlights from the 2019 Mini British Film Festival Announced

We are delighted to announce the first highlights from the programme which feature some of the most anticipated films of the year - from powerful true stories and literary adaptations to biographies and documentaries. With 20 new release titles plus a retrospective on Dame Helen Mirren and some restored gems, this year’s selection sees British cinema at its best. The MINI British Film Festival will open nationally with MILITARY WIVES from director Peter Cattaneo (The Full Monty, 1997). ...

The 2019 Lavazza Italian Film Festival program has been released – opening in Brisbane September 25!

The Lavazza Italian Film Festival screens in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide, Canberra, Hobart and Byron Bay from 17 September. The OPENING NIGHT selection, THE CHAMPION (Il campione) is a beautifully balanced blend of the spectacular and the intimate. This stunning debut starring Stefano Accorsi (Italian Race, LIFF16) delivers a moral lesson that is both identifiable and strikingly moving. Set in the glossy world of professional, millionaire footballers and featuring an ...

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 ...

Palace Touring: 2019 Music Film Festival

With special events hosted by Young Henrys for the Opening & Closing Nights (with a complimentary beer or cider on arrival!)*, they are thrilled to open with the Australian Premiere of the brand new, stunning 4K restoration – THE DOORS: THE FINAL CUT – supervised by Oliver Stone and brought to life with a newly remastered soundtrack. A psychedelic and powerful musical portrait that brilliantly captures the furious energy of the 60s and the myth of The Doors’ iconic frontman, Jim ...

2019 Volvo Scandinavian Film Festival – One Last Deal Movie Review

Otto, at first drives him to distraction but when Olavi finds a buried treasure of a painting, the two bond over the detective work needed to find the establishment of the painting. The auction house is unaware of the painting’s true value and Olavi scapes the money together to buy it. One Last Deal investigates the dynamics between an absent father and his only daughter. It doesn’t demonise the father but more presents the things that could have enriched his life had they been ...

2019 Volvo Scandinavian Film Festival – Aniara Movie Review

Trapped on a ship hurtling through the cosmos with no immediate destination, the society on board breaks down. There are suicides, anarchy, incarcerations and the formation of cults. The banner of civility is ripped off and the veneer of society is gone.   //   This cautionary tale is based on the poem Aniara by Swedish Nobel laureate Harry Martinson. It paints a harsh picture on a future where the corporation that runs the space craft now runs the society and their ...

2019 Volvo Scandinavian Film Festival program has been announced and trailer released!

The Festival will open with the cheeky, star-studded Danish comedy HAPPY ENDING from actress-turned-director Hella Joof (2015 Scandi FF smash hit All Inclusive). Top Danish actors Birthe Neumann (five Robert Awards from the Danish Film Academy, two Bodils from the Danish Film Critics) and Kurt Ravn (two Bodils) head up the cast, which also includes Mette Munk Plum (Borgen), Tammi Øst (The Killing) and Scandi FF 2017 guest Charlotte Sieling (The Man, Borgen, Homeland). The centerpiece ...

Check out the first highlights from the 2019 Volvo Scandinavian Film Festival!

The 2019 Volvo Scandinavian Film Festival will open around Australia with the cheeky, star-studded comedy HAPPY ENDING from actress-turned-director Hella Joof (2015 Scandi FF smash hit All Inclusive). Top Danish actors Birthe Neumann (five Robert Awards from the Danish Film Academy, two Bodils from the Danish Film Critics) and Kurt Ravn (two Bodils) head up the cast, which also includes Mette Munk Plum (Borgen), Tammi Øst (The Killing) and Scandi FF 2017 festival guest Charlotte Sieling ...

German Film Festival – 25KM/H Movie Review

This film lays out a well trodden road to follow but that doesn’t prevent it from being very entertaining. It’s filled with humour, pathos and ultimately the bonds of brotherly love. The soundtrack is filled with great songs by T-Rex, The Cure, Yo La Tengo, Sufjan Stevens as well as others and even though the film is spoken in German (with English subtitles) it is extremely accessible. This is the kind of film that will be an audience hit as it provides all the components of a good ...