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2023 German Film Festival

German Film Festival

In collaboration with German Films, Palace presents the 2023 German Film Festival with a stunning film lineup including key selections direct from the 2023 Berlin International Film Festival (The Berlinale), a music-themed retrospective, a focus on female filmmakers and the popular family sidebar Kino for Kids.

The Festival opens with A Thousand Lines; an exciting drama based on true events staring Elyas M'Barek and Jonas Nay as journalists and is based on the real-life 2018 fake news scandal involving a disgraced Der Spiegel journalist.

The Festival centrepiece, direct from its Berlinale world premiere, is The Teachers' Lounge starring EU rising star Leonie Benesch. This tense drama centres on a dedicated, idealistic teacher who is pushed to the brink when she investigates a series of thefts at her new school. 

Two Special Presentations within the Festival programme include Sisi & I; the wild interpretation of the "Sisi" myth set in the 19th Century and Ingeborg Bachmann - Journey Into the Desert; a drama that shines a light on the remarkable and charismatic Austrian writer.
With over 30 films showcasing the best contemporary German cinema direct from major festivals in Europe, plus a selection from its German-speaking neighbours - Austria and Switzerland - this year's German Film Festival is the biggest yet - running from 4 - 24 May at Palace Cinemas Raine Square, Luna Leederville and Luna on SX.
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    Event Showings

    4 - 24 May

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    Ticketed event

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    Palace Cinemas Raine Square

    300 Murray Street

    Perth WA 6000

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