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Lavazza Italian Film Festival 2011

Festival Dates: 14 September, 2011 - 5 October, 2011
Participating Cinemas: The Kino Cinemas, Palace Westgarth, Palace Cinema Como, Palace Brighton Bay, Palace Balwyn

Surrender to the language of love when Palace presents the 12th Lavazza Italian Film Festival. Viva Italia! We are thrilled to announce the full selection of films for the 2011 edition, featuring outstanding movies lovingly selected from a host of globally renowned film festivals including Sundance, Cannes, Berlin, Toronto, Rome and Venice.

By Popular Demand sessions have just been announced. Click here for your last chance to see some of this years most popular Italian films.

PALACE CINEMA COMO

CLOSING NIGHT: PRESENTED BY DISARONNO
8pm cocktails & music for 8.30pm film Wed 5 October.
Join us for John Turturro's magical Neapolitan adventure PASSIONE, an ironic, flamboyant and moving anthology of the divergent and colliding musical styles of the multicultural melting pot, Naples.
Movie Club: $25 / Full: $30 incl. Disaronno cocktails, live music by “Play, Django, Play”, film & Italianicious magazine.

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PALACE WESTGARTH

CULT VAULT - Exclusive to Westgarth
Seductive, sadistic and forever stylish, uncover the cinema of horror auteur Dario Argento with three of his blood curdling best! 
11.30pm Fri 30 September – Tenebrae
All Tickets $10 each, or All 3 for $24

CLOSING NIGHT: PRESENTED BY DISARONNO
6pm cocktails & music for 6.30pm film Wed 5 October.
Join us for John Turturro's magical Neapolitan adventure PASSIONE, an ironic, flamboyant and moving anthology of the divergent and colliding musical styles of the multicultural melting pot, Naples.
Movie Club $25/Full $30 incl. Disaronno cocktails, live music by “Julian Banks meets Ben Hauptmann”, film & Italianicious magazine.

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PALACE BALWYN CINEMA

CLOSING NIGHT: PRESENTED BY DISARONNO
6.30pm cocktails & music for 7pm film Wed 5 October.
Join us for John Turturro's magical Neapolitan adventure PASSIONE, an ironic, flamboyant and moving anthology of the divergent and colliding musical styles of the multicultural melting pot, Naples.
Movie Club: $25 / Full: $30 incl. Disaronno cocktails, live music by Play, Django, Play, film & Italianicious magazine.

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KINO CINEMAS

CLOSING NIGHT: PRESENTED BY DISARONNO
7.30pm cocktails & music for 8pm film Wed 5 October.
Join us for John Turturro's magical Neapolitan adventure PASSIONE, preceded by cocktails and live music.
Movie Club: $25 / Full: $30 incl. Disaronno cocktails, live music by Julian Banks meets Ben Hauptmann, film & Italianicious magazine.

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PALACE BRIGHTON BAY

CLOSING NIGHT: PRESENTED BY DISARONNO
6pm for 6.30pm film Wed 5 October.
Join us for John Turturro's magical Neapolitan adventure PASSIONE, an ironic, flamboyant and moving anthology of the divergent and colliding musical styles of the multicultural melting pot, Naples.
Movie Club: $25 / Full: $30 incl. Disaronno cocktails, live music by TREGUA, film & Italianicious magazine.

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Contact Details:
Palace Balwyn - 233 Whitehorse Rd, Balwyn 3103. 9817 1277
Palace Cinema Como - Cnr Toorak Rd and Chapel St, South Yarra 3141. 9827 7533
Kino Cinema - 45 Collins St, Melbourne 3000. 9650 2100
Palace Westgarth - 89 High St, Northcote 3070. 9482 2001
Palace Brighton Bay – 294 Bay Street Brighton 9596 3590
www.italianfilmfestival.com.au

 

For more information on the festival visit www.italianfilmfestival.com.au
or download the pdf programme (3mb).Follow us to be updated on when our international festival guests will be introducing selected sessions of their films and hosting Q&As: www.twitter.com/italianf

Booking Information:

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ADVANCE TICKETS ON SALE NOW:

  • IN PERSON AT CINEMAS  daily during box office hours until sold out. Cinemas sell tickets for their venues only (no booking fees for tickets purchased in person).
  • ONLINE TICKETING  24hrs click “Times & Tickets” above & search by film or cinema. Major credit cards accepted. Booking fees apply.
  • TELEPHONE TICKETING  purchase with a major credit card when calling cinemas directly, please call outside busy session times. Booking fees apply.

 Please collect tickets 20 minutes prior to the advertised session time to avoid queues.

GENERAL ADMISSION

Palace Movie Club $15
Adult $19
Concession* $16
Child $14 (check ratings)

*Valid concessions: full time Students, Senior Citizens, Health Care Card, Pensioners. IIC & Dante Alighieri Members. Mr & Mrs Smith members. Card must be presented.

Use your Visa Platinum card to purchase tickets at the box office and receive a free Italianicious magazine (while stocks last).

GROUPS
Adult Group (20+) $14.50
School Groups (20+) $10.50. 1 teacher per 20 students FREE. Please check film ratings.
School/Group Bookings:
e: sally.rosevear@palacecinemas.com.au t: 9816 1777

 

MULTI-FILM PURCHASE
(excl. opening/closing nights & special events)

5 FILM PASS Palace Movie Club $70 | Full $80
10 FILM PASS Palace Movie Club $130 | Full $150
20 FILM PASS Palace Movie Club $240 | Full $260

LONGLASTING YOUTH $12 per part or all 4 parts $40

Multi-film passes are for separate, preselected sessions for one person. All films must be chosen in advance to different films at the time of purchases. Passes from the cinema box offices will only be applicable for sessions at that venue. In 2012 we aim to have an updated ticketing system that allows cross venue film pass purchases.

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