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The Moro Spanish Film Festival Returns this April!

Screening nationally from 20 April, the following films are our first sneak peek into the programme which will screen nationally at Palace Cinemas. From Spain, the selection includes: Internationally acclaimed director Alejandro Amenábar’s (The Others, The Sea Inside) exposé of the 1936 Spanish coup WHILE AT WAR (Mientras dure la Guerra). Filmed across Spain and Argentina, it reveals the personal side of politics through the eyes of writer Miguel de Unamuno. Trapped inside a ...

Scale New Heights at the 32nd Alliance Française French Film Festival!

Awash with high-octane drama, seductive romance, nail-biting suspense, historical tales that will enthral and comedies guaranteed to elevate your spirits, the 2021 Alliance Française French Film Festival will showcase multiple Première screenings and special events to be revealed today when the Festival’s website goes live at: http://www.affrenchfilmfestival.org Presented by the Alliance Française in association with the Embassy of France in Australia and the wonderful support of their ...

Palace announces ST.ALi is the new Principal Partner of the Italian Film Festival!

Palace Cinemas CEO Benjamin Zeccola says of the announcement, “Italy is synonymous with coffee, and when it comes to coffee in Australia, all roads lead to ST. ALi. They have done for café culture what Palace has done for cinema – we both respect and value quality and like to do things a little differently. This really is a perfect partnership.” ST. ALi specialty coffee owner Salvatore Malatesta is proud of the new association with Australia’s largest independent cinema group, ...

What to watch at the 2020 Alliance Française French Film Festival

So, we have some ‘Top 5’ lists, including: FILMS TO GET YOUR HEART RACING FILMS TO MAKE YOU LOL SPOTLIGHT ON PARIS WEIRD AND WACKY FILMS FOR THE CULTURALLY AND POLITICALLY INQUISITIVE FILMS TO SET YOUR HEART AFLUTTER FILMS FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY FILMS YOU SHOULD SEE IF YOU’VE NEVER SEEN A FRENCH FILM BEFORE AND ARE A TEENY BIT SCARED Whether you are a French film aficionado or a first timer, there is something for everyone at the 2020 Alliance Française French Film ...

French Film Festival movies win big at the prestigious César Awards!

The 45th César Awards - France’s equivalent to the Oscars - were held on Friday night at the Salle Pleyel in Paris and Brisbane audiences will soon be able to watch the winning films themselves when they screen at this year’s Alliance Française French Film Festival from March 18 to April 14. Ladj Ly's powerful drama, inspired by the 2005 French riots, Les Misérables, was nominated for 11 awards and walked away with Best Picture, Best Male Newcomer for Alexis Manenti, Best Editing ...

Elvis Themed Nirvana tribute act ‘ELVANA’ announce debut Australian tour!

From Seattle to Mississippi, to the bowels of Disgraceland, ELVANA’s Australian tour is set to raise music icons from the dead; rock & Roll will finally collide with grunge and the 1950’s will well and truly come alive as Elvis replaces Kurt and Nirvana get a front man wrapped head to toe in red leather and blue sequins. What started as little more than a joke, with four friends from North-East England forming an Elvis fronted Nirvana tribute act for a fancy dress party, has now ...

The Moro Spanish Film Festival Announces First Highlights for 2020 Programme!

The following six titles are our first sneak peak into the curated programme which will screen nationally from 21 April exclusively at Palace Cinemas. From Spain, the selection includes: Oscar-winner Alejandro Amenábar’s exposé of the 1936 Spanish coup WHILE AT WAR (Mientras dure la Guerra). Filmed across Spain and Argentina, it reveals the personal side of politics through the eyes of writer Miguel de Unamuno. Trapped inside a small apartment where hidden secrets slowly rise to ...

Ásgeir touring Australia this May

Expertly composed and transcendental in approach, Ásgeir’s melancholic, electronic-folk and ambitious electro-pop beats penetrate a little deeper than most. His debut album soared to success in his native land, becoming the fastest selling debut from a homegrown artist in Iceland, breaking all previous records and outselling Björk and Sigur Rós. The English language edition of his debut album In The Silence was spotlighted as triple j Feature Album in 2014. Both the album and its ...

Tame Impala announces biggest every Australian Tour!

Joining Tame Impala on all dates are Texan genre-defiers, Khruangbin. In Australia last year playing their debut sell-out headline tour, the sunny instrumental three-piece will warm crowds with their mind-expanding live show. Led by multi-instrumentalist Kevin Parker, Tame Impala have established themselves as one of Australia’s most astounding live acts. A meditative, light-infused party of psychedelic euphoria, their live experience is world renowned - last year impressing at ...

Dates announced for the 2020 Alliance Française French Film Festival

In keeping with such a momentous year, this beloved event will once again unveil a thrilling selection of contemporary French cinema, guaranteed to captivate and stimulate audiences around the country. Presented by the Alliance Française in association with the Embassy of France in Australia and Unifrance Films, the 2020 season will screen at Palace Cinemas and affiliate locations throughout March and April, encompassing 8 cities and 4 satellite locations. Celebrating his 4th year as ...