Category: Film

FILM – Russian Film Festival – Preview – Marion – 7 – 9 Nov

This year the festival will celebrate the 90th anniversary of Mosfilm – Russia’s inaugural film studio – with an exhibition of 6 retrospective films and 14 brand new films.

FILM – Scandinavian Film Festival – 23-31 July – Palace – Preview

Palace are proud to present Adelaide audiences with a brand new event, showcasing 21 films from the region, created to offer a dedicated focus to an area of screen culture that has for too long been underrepresented in Australia.

Alliance French Film Festival- “Going Away”

One of the strengths of the French film industry is that it produces films that would never be produced in Hollywood- films that pass little judgement on the choices of it’s characters, even when we receive an intimate glance into their motivations.   “Going Away” is no different. From veteran actress Nicole Garcia, now in …

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Alliance French Film Festival- “Under the Rainbow”

“Under the Rainbow” opens with a dream sequence that sets the stage for Agnes Jaoui’s new comedy-drama, perfectly encapsulating this kitsch, colourful and unexpectedly existential French film.   A modern-day fairytale which hints, borrows from and outright bastardizes almost every children’s story and cultural myth imaginable, “Under the Rainbow” is a collected tale. Revolving around …

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Alliance French Film Festival- “Violette”

From the very first moments of director Martin Provost’s new film, the eponymous Violette is a figure at once both tragic and compelling. Violette is as honest as it is visually stunning, sharp with intimate moments and dreamy artistry that form an unusual but apt portrayal the life of this groundbreaking feminist.   Whilst many …

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FESTIVAL – Unsound Adelaide – Snowtown: Live – Town Hall – 5K

When you line up last year’s fairy floss 2001 Space Odyssey music night at the Festival Theatre and this, Snowtown: Live was a triumph and a real Festival highlight. 5K


This February will see Port Adelaide host a string of exclusive screenings and public installations of avant-garde, short films – all of which have been shot in the 9:16 ratio, portrait format.


Cinephiles and romantics rejoice! Australia’s most glamorous film event is returning to Palace Cinemas for its
25th season with a tantalising line-up of features and documentaries that make a French ‘affaire’ essential!


For thinking movie goers, The Railway Man is excellent fare this Christmas season and for director, Jonathan Teplitzky, a breakthrough movie that may well see him on the dais with his (til now perhaps) better known stars come awards time. 4.5K

Adelaide buskers blossom in online film series

Filmmaker Dan Hamilton has produced a fascinating and touching series of films highlighting stories behind the familiar faces of Adelaide’s street musicians. See post for details on how to check them out.