Young At Heart Film Festival

Young at Heart is Australia’s Seniors Film Festival: premieres, classics and events for seniors, their friends & relatives

Sydney, Canberra, Adelaide, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Byron Bay (April 2021)

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As part of the Palace Cinemas Opera and Ballet season, they will be screening Verdi's masterpiece IL TROVATORE, captured live at the 97th Opera Festival at the Verona Arena. Making her debut at the world's largest open-air opera theatre, Anna Netrebko leads a superb cast. See it at selected cinemas on September 12th (*Melb TBA). More details here 👇🇮🇹
If you missed HOPE GAP at this year's Festival, fear not! It's showing at Palace Cinemas from September 3rd*. Led by the brilliant and layered performances of Annette Bening, Bill Nighy and BAFTA winner Josh O’Connor, this is a powerful story of finding hope after a marriage breakdown. See the trailer here👇

*Melbourne dates TBA
Coming soon to Palace Cinemas is MADE IN ITALY, starring Liam Neeson. He plays Robert, who with his son (played by Neeson's real life son), painstakingly restores the Tuscan villa left to him after his wife's death. They begin to repair their bond and imagine a different future. See it from August 13th nationally (*Excl. Melbourne)🍿🎟
The Alliance Française French Film Festival is now showing at Palace Cinemas and features HOW TO BE A GOOD WIFE starring Juliette Binoche. Set in 1968, the head of a housekeeping school for teenage girls has her pristine life implode when she encounters her long-lost first love whilst simultaneously learning that her business is on the brink of financial ruin. See it now! (excl. Melbourne) 🍿🇫🇷…/fff20-how-to-be-a-good-…/
The Alliance Française French Film Festival is back nationally from July 14th and features a fine selection of film including AZNAVOUR BY CHARLES. Aznavour beguiled his legions of fans with a dream of romance but his life beyond music was even more extraordinary, as this enthralling documentary, with never-before-seen archival footage, reveals. Tickets on sale tomorrow! 🍿🇫🇷
Our friends at Palace Cinemas are busily preparing to reopen their doors and with that comes a slew of new releases.  This includes ROMANTIC ROAD, a documentary about an eccentric English couple in their sixties who travel through India in a vintage Rolls Royce to a photography festival. A unique adventure that reminds us to never stop embracing the possibilities of life.
Billi, a headstrong Chinese-American woman, returns to China when her grandmother is given a terminal diagnosis in THE FAREWELL. She struggles with her family's decision to keep her beloved Nai Nai in the dark about her own illness as they all stage an impromptu wedding to see her one last time. Rent this box office hit based on a true story now on iTunes, Google Play or YouTube 🍿
Cosy up on the first day of Winter with this classic from our 2020 program. Based on a Noel Coward play, the beloved 1945 drama BRIEF ENCOUNTER announced director David Lean as a poet of cinema and remains a cherished favourite of romantics everywhere. Rent it now on iTunes 🍿
A worldwide festival hit, TELL IT TO THE BEES is the adaption of the best-selling novel by Fiona Shaw. It's a moving portrayal of two women in post-war Scotland torn between their true emotions and societal expectations. Rent it now on iTunes, Google Play or YouTube. 🍿
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An APIA Young at Heart Film Festival favourite Dame Judi Dench has graced the cover of British Vogue this month. She is their oldest cover girl yet - just don't talk to her about ageing or retirement!
In a picturesque English village, the contented retirement of Joan Stanley (Dame Judi Dench) is shattered as she is shockingly arrested by MI5 and accused of providing intelligence to Communist Russia. 

Rewind to her Cambridge University days and a relationship with a young communist inspires her to see the world in a new light. As her post-war career takes her to a top secret nuclear facility, she is faced with a life changing dilemma. 

Based on an extraordinary true story, see RED JOAN now on iTunes, Google Play and YouTube or stream on Foxtel and Prime Video.