The Lavazza Italian Film Festival’s top five

September 8, 2018
Always a hot ticket item here on Sydney’s Norton Street, the Lavazza Italian Film Festival is spreading itself widely across Palace Cinemas’ Sydney venues all this month from Sept 11, as well as running in […]

The Italian Film Festival opens with a scandal!

August 19, 2018
Seduction, glamour, corruption, drugs and raucous poolside parties: the life and times of scandal-plagued Silvio Berlusconi have long-demanded a screen depiction, and who better to deliver it than Paolo Sorrentino. The Academy Award-winning director of […]

Scandinavian Film Festival highlights

July 9, 2018
The  Volvo Scandinavian Film Festival opens this week at Palace Cinemas, with another strong program showcasing the best in Nordic cinema.  Once again it’s been curated by veteran festival programmer Elysia Zeccola, who well understands why the region’s […]

Sydney Film Festival keeps Newtown weird

May 20, 2018
A few years ago Sydney Film Festival organisers went looking for somewhere to screen their “highly unusual,” movies safely away from the eyes of their regular daytime subscribers. Naturally they chose Newtown. Since then Dendy Newtown has […]

Focus on Italy

May 18, 2018
Six outstanding Italian films at the 2018 Sydney Film Festival There are always a few Italian films at the Sydney Film Festival, but it has to be said, compared to other European countries, Italy does […]

German Film Festival ticket giveaway

May 11, 2018
After going MIA last year, the German Film Festival makes a welcome return to Palace Cinemas later this month. Though its former organisers the Goethe-Institut are still actively involved, its now being run by Palace themselves. It […]

American Essentials Film Festival’s top 5

April 29, 2018
At first glance, a festival dedicated only to US films seems strange – isn’t every film at our multiplexes American, and half those at arthouses as well? True, but the American Essentials Film Festival sets out to […]

American Essentials Film Festival giveaway

April 22, 2018
Every year Australian audiences are treated to some of the most unique and acclaimed independent cinema direct from the US indie film festival scene. This May the American Essentials Film Festival returns to Palace Cinemas with a […]