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Melbourne Special Events

Opening Night Gala: Let Yourself Go!

Get ready to Let Yourself Go! You’re invited to the most joyous festa of the year with a sparkling Valdo Marca Oro Prosecco before the premiere of Italian Golden Globe winning Let Yourself Go! followed by the official after-party including Stella Artois, Connoisseur Gourmet Ice Cream, and a festival gift bag.

The Astor Theatre
Thursday 14 September
7.00pm
Doors Open. Drink on arrival & a taste of Italy by D.O.C.
7.30pm Screening and afterparty including D.O.C. antipasti, That’s Amore mozzarella tastings, Campari Cocktails, Lavazza Espresso Martinis, Picco Aperitivo and Italian tunes by DJ Mike Gurrieri

TICKETS:
Palace Movie Club $70
Adult $75

Opening Night Reception: Let Yourself Go!

Join us for a taste of Italy, vino, Stella Artois and sparkling Valdo Marca Oro Prosecco prior to these special screenings of Let Yourself Go! 

Palace Cinema Como
Thursday 14 September
7.30pm
Reception with drinks, live music by Julian Banks trio & a taste of Italy by D.O.C.
8.15pm Screening

Palace Balwyn
Thursday 14 September
6.45pm
Reception with drinks, live music by SWAY Jazz Ensemble & a taste of Italy by D.O.C.
7.30pm Screening 

Palace Brighton Bay
Thursday 14 September
6.30pm
Reception with drinks, live music by Adam Rudegeair & a taste of Italy by D.O.C.
7.15pm Screening 

TICKETS:
Palace Movie Club $35
Adult $40

Opening Night Reception: Indivisible

We are delighted to be presenting the premiere of Venice Film Festival award-winner Indivisible. Join us at one of these very special Opening Night Receptions with a taste of Italy, vino, Stella Artois, sparkling Valdo Marca Oro Prosecco & live music prior to the screening.

Kino Cinemas
Thursday 14 September
5.45pm
Reception with drinks, live music & a taste of Italy by D.O.C.
6.30pm Screening

Palace Westgarth
Thursday 14 September
7.15pm
Reception with drinks, live music by & a taste of Italy by D.O.C.
8.00pm Screening 

TICKETS:
Palace Movie Club $35
Adult $40

Special Event: Dalida

Presented by Molinari Limoncello

Gather your friends for a bellisima night out with a Molinari Limoncello cocktail on arrival and live music before Lisa Azuelos's glitzy biopic Dalida.

Palace Cinema Como
Wednesday 27 September
6.45pm
Cocktails and live music by Miss B and the Bad Boys
7.30pm Screening 

TICKETS:
Palace Movie Club $26
Adult $30

Special Event: It's All About Karma

Presented by Picco

You’re invited to celebrate the premiere of It’s All About Karma, the playful new comedy from the writer/director of God Willing – the smash-hit Opening Night success of 2015’s festival. Join the festivities with a Picco Garibaldi cocktail on arrival and live music before the screening.

Palace Westgarth
Thursday 21 September
6.45pm
Cocktails and live music
7.30pm Screening 

TICKETS:
Palace Movie Club $26
Adult $30

Alfa Romeo Presents Closing Night Film Life is Beautiful

Roberto Benigni’s Oscar-winning masterpiece Life is Beautiful returns to the big screen for its 20th anniversary. Join us with Campari Aperol Spritz, Stella Artois and Connoisseur Gourmet Ice Cream in hand to close the 2017 festival.

The Astor Theatre
Sunday 8 October
6.30pm
Reception
7.00pm Screening

Palace Cinema Como
Sunday 8 October
5.45pm
Reception
6.15pm Screening

Palace Westgarth
Sunday 8 October
5.15pm
Reception
5.45pm Screening

Kino Cinemas
Sunday 8 October
6.30pm
Reception
7.00pm Screening

Palace Brighton Bay
Sunday 8 October
5.45pm
Reception
6.15pm Screening

Palace Balwyn
Sunday 8 October
5.45pm
Reception
6.15pm Screening

TICKETS:
Palace Movie Club $30
Adult $35