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Sydney, get ready for the new Palace Central!
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11 Oct

Bringing you the Best from Britain

Bringing you the Best from Britain

Your premier destination for cutting edge British cinema returns to Palace this October with the Cunard British Film Festival.  

This year’s blockbuster line-up will feature a spread of British cinematic delights from sweeping romances and beloved book adaptations, to intriguing music documentaries and pulse racing thrillers – all featuring a variety of British cinema royalty, as well as the next wave of British talent lighting up the screen.

Don’t miss the sweet love story Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool, the stylish documentary on the legendary designer Manolo Blahnik, Manolo: The Boy Who Made Shoes for Lizards, the true story behind one of literature’s most endearing creations Goodbye Christopher Robin and the World Premiere of the heart-warming comedy Finding Your Feet.



We are also delighted to announce this year’s retrospective Classic Clues – Solving a British Mystery– a six film program, which includes four Agatha Christie classics, all selected to capture the intrigue and suspense of a classic British mystery.

Join us this year at the festival, coming to Palace Cinemas from Tuesday 24 October to Wednesday 15 November.

NSW Tues 24 Oct – Wed 15 Nov Palace Verona, Palace Norton Street, Chauvel Cinema
Thurs 26 Oct – Wed 15 Nov Palace Cinema Como, Palace Balwyn, Palace Brighton Bay, The Astor
Weds 25 Oct – Wed 15 Nov Palace Nova Eastend
Thurs 26 Oct – Wed 15 Nov Cinema Paradiso, Luna on SX and The Windsor
Weds 25 Oct – Wed 15 Nov Palace Electric
Weds 25 Oct– Wed 15 Nov Palace Barracks, Palace Centro

For updates and more information, visit www.britishfilmfestival.com.au