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ST. ALi Italian Film Festival

Presented by Palace Cinemas in association with Luna Palace Cinemas, the 2021 ST. ALi Italian Film Festival focuses on contemporary cinema that tells the stories from today's Italy plus showcases a selection of classics honouring the country's filmmaking tradition.

The Festival opens with the Australian premiere of Daniele Luchetti's THE TIES (Lacci) which opened last year's Venice Film Festival an dis a sumptuous marriage in crisis drama spanning several decades.

Closing the Festival will be the Roberto Rossellini classic ROME, OPEN CITY in a stunning 4K restoration. The film, which was conceived and directed amid the ruin of WWII in Rome, will be part of the Rossellini Retrospective presented by the Italian Cultural Institute Sydney alongside screen gems AMORE, JOURNEY TO ITALY, PAISAN and STROMBOLI. In addition to this retrospective, the programme will also feature a celebration of Italian classic screen goddesses Sophia Loren, Gina Lollobrigida and Claudia Cardinale with some of their most loved performances in MARRIAGE ITALIAN STYLE, BUONA SERA, MRS. CAMPBELL and THE LEOPARD.

Explore new and contemporary Italian cinema and classic gems screening at Palace Cinemas Raine Square from 20 October - 14 November. 
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    Event Showings

    Weds 20 Oct | 6:30pm

    Sun 14 Nov | 10pm

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    Ticketed event

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    Palace Cinemas Raine Square

    300 Murray Street

    Perth WA 6000