lavazza italian film festival

Palace Presents the Lavazza Italian Film Festival driven by Fiat with exquisite films from, by and about Italy

Sydney (Sep 17-Oct 12, 2019), Melbourne (Sep 19-Oct 12, 2019), Canberra (Sep 24-Oct 16, 2019), Brisbane (Sep 26-Oct 16, 2019), Adelaide (Oct 1-16, 2019), Perth (Oct 2-16, 2019), Hobart (Oct 10-16, 2019)

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Number 37

Number 37

There have been a lot of adaptations, homages or films otherwise inspired by Rear Window; ...
The Drummer and the Keeper

The Drummer and the Keeper

Casting matters. So does chemistry ...
The Seen and Unseen

The Seen and Unseen

Most stories are better without a sledgehammer to drive it’s point home, though subtlety doesn’t ...
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BY POPULAR DEMAND The Widower is back at the Italian Cinescapes this 11 May at Palace Como! This screening is co-presented by Palace Cinemas and the Italian Cultural Institute Melbourne - IIC Melbourne
Find out more: *Please note there will be no aperitivo at this session.
Sydney Film Festival tickets for their Italian selection are now on sale! Explore Naples through PIRANHAS, Claudio Giovanessi’s teenage drama, or delve into the story of Sicilian photographer Letizia Battaglia in SHOOTING THE MAFIA, the latest documentary by Kim Longinotto. Showing from 5-16 June.Browse the full program:
Due to high demand we have opened a new cinema for this Sunday's sell-out session of "Sicilian Ghost Story".
If you missed out MORE TIX NOW ON SALE!
The screening will be preceded by an aperitivo courtesy of Ciccio and Ciccia. Cine-Scapes is series of monthly Italian screenings curated by Palace Cinemas & Italian Cultural Institute Melbourne - IIC Melbourne.
6pm aperitivo, 6.30pm film.
Tix for 6pm this Sunday:
Full programme:
Congratulazioni ad #AliceRohrwacher , annunciata tra gli 8 membri della giuria della 72nd edizione del Festival di Cannes! Congratulations to Alice Rohrwacher, announced as one of the 8 members of the Cannes Jury! Rohrwacher’s  HAPPY AS LAZZARO (LAZZARO FELICE) wowed LIFF audiences last year and has won multiple awards including best Screenplay in Cannes. One of Italy’s most exciting directors, we’ll be keeping our eye on Alice!  #Cannes2019 #directorstowatch @festivaldecannes
We are on our way to the Marché du Film - Festival de Cannes to bring back the best new Italian films of the year!  #cannes #film #festival #welovefilm #italiansdoitbetter
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Ciao tutti, this Sunday the Italian Cine-scapes journey continues at Palace Cinemas in partnership with the Italian Cultural Institute Melbourne - IIC Melbourne.
In 'Sicilian Ghost Story' co-directors Fabio Grassadonia & Antonio Piazza evocatively interweave the richness of fairy tales with the obscenity of Mafia control in their superb follow up to 2013’s Cannes Critics’ Week prize-winner Salvo.
Join us at Palace Cinema Como for a glass of prosecco & an aperitivo at 6pm courtesy of Ciccio and Ciccia, plus an intro & the film. Da non perdere!
Find out more and download the full programme here:
Palace Cinemas Melbourne and the Italian Cultural Institute Melbourne - IIC Melbourne, in collaboration with Istituto Luce Cinecittà, present the second edition of the successful series Italian Cine-scapes!
Join us on Sunday 7 April at Palace Cinema Como for a glass of prosecco and aperitivo at 6pm courtesy of Ciccio and Ciccia, followed by an introduction before the screening of Dino Risi’s THE WIDOWER (Il vedovo).
Find out more and download the full programme here:
Auguri to the team behind our 2018 #ItalianFF gem DOGMAN for taking home several awards at the latest Premi David di Donatello including Best Picture, Best Director and Cinematography!  #ItaliansDoItBetter Check out the full list of winners here:
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