Win tickets to a special preview screening of the Volvo Scandinavian Film Festival!
The double life of a teenager comes crashing down when her parents send her against her will to Pakistan, in Iram Haq’s evocative, semi-autobiographical and multi-award-winning story of family, community, and culture.
As the film opens in Norway, Nisha (Maria Mozhdah) is balancing two separate lives, slipping out and enjoying the Oslo nightlife with her high-school friends while playing the dutiful daughter at home with her doting but deeply conservative parents and extended family. ...
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...
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.
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Win a double pass to a special advance screening of Hereditary!
Hereditary is the soul-shaking vision of first-time filmmaker Ari Aster — an expertly crafted, supremely disturbing paranormal horror story about a cursed family that inherits unimaginable evils following the death of their mysterious grandmother.
Bolstered by critical acclaim and its pedigree cast and producers, HEREDITARY has emerged post-Sundance/SXSW splash to quickly grab the attention of cinephiles and elevated genre fans alike as the hotly anticipated new jewel of the Indie ...
Win a double pass to a special advance screening of The Mercy!
Academy Award® winner James Marsh (The Theory of Everything) directs the incredible true story of amateur sailor Donald Crowhurst (Academy Award® winner Colin Firth, The King’s Speech, The Railway Man) and his attempt to win the first non-stop single-handed round-the-world yacht race in 1968.
The story of Crowhurst’s dangerous solo voyage and the struggles he confronted on the epic journey while his wife, Clare (Academy Award® winner Rachel Weisz, The Light ...
Win a double pass to see Detroit!
Set against the backdrop of the devastating Detroit riots that took place over five days in the Summer of 1967, after police raided an unlicensed bar in the city’s Near West Side. The confrontation between the police and citizens quickly turned violent, to the point where the Governor was forced to call in the National Guard.
When the riots were all over, 43 people were dead, hundreds were injured, thousands were arrested, and many of the city’s buildings had been destroyed. As a ...
Win a double pass to see The Snowman!
When an elite crime squad’s lead detective (Fassbender) investigates the disappearance of a victim on the first snow of winter, he fears an elusive serial killer may be active again. With the help of a brilliant recruit (Ferguson), the cop must connect decades-old cold cases to the brutal new one if he hopes to outwit this unthinkable evil before the next snowfall.
THE SNOWMAN is in Cinemas October 19.
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Win a double pass to see Home Again!
Recently separated from her husband, (Michael Sheen), Alice decides to start over by moving back to her hometown of Los Angeles with her two young daughters. During a night out on her 40th birthday, Alice meets three aspiring filmmakers who happen to be in need of a place to live.
Alice agrees to let the guys stay in her guest house temporarily, but the arrangement ends up unfolding in unexpected ways. Alice's unlikely new family and new romance comes to a ...
Win a double pass to see Flatliners!
In Flatliners, five medical students, hoping to gain insight into the mystery of what lies beyond the confines of life, embark on a daring and dangerous experiment. By stopping their hearts for short periods of time, each triggers a near-death experience.
As the investigation becomes more and more perilous, they are forced to confront the sins of their pasts, as well as contend with the paranormal consequences of trespassing to the other side.
Directed by Niels ...
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 ...