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Barkley Square Open Air Cinema

Following an impressive inaugural year, Brunswick’s beloved Barkly Square is set to launch its Barkly Square Open Air Cinema programming in a big way, with proceeds to be donated to seven charities across the new summer series. In partnership with The Brotherhood of St Laurence (BSL), the Square’s iconic McDougall Lane, Brunswick will transform into a French-inspired oasis Saturday 2 December, for a spectacular launch event celebrating all things magnifiquement français with a special screening of Amelie. Across the summer program, ticket-holders will be provided the opportunity to get comfy, unwind and catch a wide variety of films ranging from seasonal favourites to cheeky classics in the heart of Brunswick’s bustling Sydney Road. Movie-lovers can rest easy knowing the series of screenings will boast the best of both worlds by delivering the ultimate cinema experience while ensuring a unique charitable edge. Guests of the weekly screenings will have the exclusive ability to indulge in tasty treats from Barkly Square food retailers, as they undergo extended opening hours for the duration of the summer programming. Barkly Square will devote this year’s programming to a wide range of …

WIN: Cine Latino Film Festival

– COMPETITION NOW CLOSED – Cine Latino, a festival that celebrates the sights, sounds and stories of Latin American Cinema. Presented by Palace Cinemas and with films from Argentina, Colombia, Mexico, Peru, Uruguay, Chile, Cuba, Paraguay, Puerto Rico and Venezuela, Cine Latino highlights the uniquely cultural, sporting, musical, dance and filmmaking talents of that vibrant part of the world. This year we have 10 x double passes to give away for the festival and all you need to do is fill out the form below to get a chance to win! This year the program presents a 9-film spotlight on the best new films from Argentina with Cine Argentina. A special event screening of INSEPARABLE (INSEPARABLES), an Argentinean remake of the French hit The Intouchables, will launch a strong program including: From the international festival circuit – AT THE END OF THE TUNNEL (AL FINAL DEL TÚNEL) directed by Rodrigo Grande, a super-charged, suspense-laden film starring Leonardo Sbaraglia (Wild Tales) and Clara Lago (Spanish Affair); I’M GILDA (GILDA, NO ME ARREPIENTO DE ESTE AMOR), a grand biopic about the …

WIN: Double Passes to The British Film Festival

COMPETITION NOW CLOSED The British Film Festival is returning for its fifth year and we have got 10 double passes to give away! Simply have a read of our top picks of The BFF and fill out the form below to get a chance to win one of the double passes. Competition closes on 23 October 2017 at 11:59 pm EST Terms & Conditions here. When: 26 Oct – 15 Nov 2017 Where: Check the participating cinemas here. More information: Check their website.  

Our picks: The British Film Festival

Take your own BFF to the BFF, as the Cunard British Film Festival returns to Melbourne, October 26 – Nov 15th. This year’s showings range from a shoe documentary to Nicole Kidman in a full punk get out. Here’s our top 4 for your viewing pleasure: Breathe If you’re a crier, get the tissues out. Based on a true story, Breathe is about Robin Cavendish who at only 28 is diagnosed with polio and given only months to live. Against the will of doctors, his wife Diana removes him from hospital and instead cares for Robin, determined to allow him to experience his lust for life. Andrew Garfield (Hacksaw Ridge) and Clair Foy (The Crown) bring this story to life, with the film being produced in partnership by Robin and Diana’s son John Cavendish. Where are those tissues again? Read more here   Manolo: The Boy who made shoes for lizards A fascinating documentary about Manolo Blahnik, the man behind the worlds most wanted shoes. While Sex and the City may have rocketed the brand …

WIN: 10 x Double Passes to the Scandinavian Film Festival

The Scandinavian Film Festival is a highly anticipated event on the festival calendar, celebrating the best film from Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland and Iceland. Discover the magic of noir, comedy, poignancy and fun that is true essential Scandinavia – For free! We’ve got ten double passes to give away on our Instagram page. Follow us, tag the friend you want to take and tell them which of the fabulous films in the festival line up you want to see. Winners announced Wednesday 12th of July.   The Volvo Scandinavian Film Festival runs from July 13th – 2 August at Palace Cinema Brighton Bay, Palace Cinema Como and Palace Westgarth. Find out more here

WIN: Double passes to the 20th Spanish Film Festival

Thanks for your entries! Our competition is now closed   The Spanish Film Festival evokes reel inspiración with outstanding films from across Spain, exclusively at Palace Cinemas. Discover a charming array of Spanish films ready to tantalize, amuse and evoke. This year, the festival welcomes Australia’s most beloved Spaniard Miguel Maestre as its newest and cheekiest ambassador, who will be joining audiences for a flamenco sensation at the viewing of Sara Baras, All Her Voices.  True spanish lovers can join in the fun, with 10 x Double passes up for grabs, valued at $30.00. Simply fill in your details to enter below. Terms and conditions are available here

Giveaway: A Few Less Men

A FEW LESS MEN, is the hilarious sequel to the worldwide hit A FEW BEST MEN, and follows the story of a destination wedding in Australia’s Blue Mountains, which goes horribly wrong when one of the main characters, Luke gets drunk and falls off a cliff. The rest of the  boys, David (Xavier Samuel), Tom (Kris Marshall) and Graham (Kevin Bishop) suddenly find themselves transporting their friend’s corpse back to London, where his grieving Aunt is planning the funeral. When their private jet crash-lands in the bush, the boys must carry the body across the treacherous landscape, resist some sexy ravers, dodge a machete-wielding mother, all in a race against time to return Luke home. It opens in cinemas on 9 March, and we’re giving away one, in-season double pass, to five lucky winners, to check it out for themselves. Entry is simple via the form below, and closes 5.00pm Monday 6 March 2017. Competition has now closed. Terms & conditions available here.