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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 ...

Ms. Lauryn Hill has announced her 2019 Australian “Miseducation”Tour!

Last in Australia for Bluesfest earlier this year, the American singer and rapper will return down under in February for shows in Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne, supported by her longtime friend and collaborator Nas (best known for his 1994 album Illmatic).   //   Ms. Lauryn Hill first rose to fame as a member of the Fugees, before going on to find success with solo singles like ‘Doo Wop (That Thing)’ and ‘Everything Is Everything’. Ms. Lauryn Hill ‘The ...

Panic! At The Disco returning to Australia with an epic tour!

‘Panic! At The Disco wowed... Brendon Urie rocked through a medley of career-spanning hits, from “Say Amen (Saturday Night)” to “I Write Sins, Not Tragedies” – although the most memorable moment came with his rendition of “Bohemian Rhapsody.” He recorded the cover for the Suicide Squad soundtrack and has performed it live before, but nailed it … hitting notes that would make any Queen fan’s jaw drop.’ – Variety, May 2018 Panic! return 13 years after they first ...

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) ...

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 Adults East Coast Tour 2018

With a fluid cast of collaborators helmed by Shihad frontman Toogood, this live incarnation of THE ADULTS includes electric-blue witch hop pioneer Estère (who features on the album’s first single, ‘Bloodlines’), hip hop artist / rapper Raiza Biza (who’s found on the second single ‘Boomtown’ & album cut ‘That Gold’), drummer Ben Lemi of Trinity Roots and jazzy guitarist / vocalist Emily C. Browning. After releasing an album with Shihad in 2014, Jon began to search for ...

Griff Rhys Jones is bringing his Where Was I? show to Australia!

Griff will deliver an evening of laughter from forty years of travelling - through family, manhood and the world itself. He has been down rivers and up mountains – literally into Africa, out of India and across oceans in Three Men and A Boat, Mountains, Rivers and other adventures.   //   But he has also crossed the arid wastes of the BBC. He's navigated being sixty. He's explored the jungles of indignity. He's turned downhill without a map in to a career. And along ...

Ruel is touring Australia this September and October!

Showcasing breathless talents that have seen him compared to the likes of James Blake, Frank Ocean and Sam Smith, Ruel is a prodigious talent who is moving ever sharper into focus. His affecting, soul-infused singles ‘Younger’, ‘Don’t Tell Me’ and ‘Dazed and Confused’ have been praised globally, prompting Sir Elton to describe him as “the most amazing voice that I've ever heard from a male singer at 14 years of age”. This rave was followed up by an interview on John’s ...