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Canberra 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 afterparty including Stella Artois, Connoisseur Gourmet Ice Cream and a festival gift bag.

Palace Electric Cinema
Thursday 14 September
Drink on arrival
7.15pm Screening and afterparty with a taste of Italy by Monster Kitchen & Bar and Italian tunes.

Palace Movie Club $65
Adult $70


Special Event: Dalida

Presented by Limoncello di Capri

Gather your friends for a bellissima night out with a Limoncello di Capri cocktail on arrival and live music before Lisa Azuelos' glitzy biopic Dalida.

Palace Electric Cinema
Wednesday 27 September
Cocktails and live music
7.30pm Screening 

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 and Connoisseur Gourmet Ice Cream in hand to close the 2017 festival.

Palace Electric Cinema
Sunday 8 October
6.00pm Screening

Palace Movie Club $30
Adult $35

Greta Scacchi

In Conversation with Greta Scacchi

We are delighted to welcome Greta Scacchi as this year’s Lavazza Italian Film Festival Ambassador. Join us at the following Q&A screenings for Tenderness.

Palace Electric Cinema
Tuesday 19 September
Tenderness followed by Q&A

Tickets at festival prices.