Peugeot Alliance Francaise French Film Festival

Festival Highlights

OPENING NIGHT GALA
AUSTRALIAN PREMIÈRE OF GEMMA BOVERY

Tuesday 3 March
6pm Cocktail, National Art School
8pm Screening, Palace Verona


Includes Cocktail with canapés, drinks and live entertainment followed by Première screening.

Tickets: Alliance Française de Sydney and Palace Movie Club members $60 / non-members $80*



   - Palace Verona
OPENING NIGHT SCREENINGS
GEMMA BOVERY

Tuesday 3 March, Palace Norton Street and Hayden Orpheum
6.30pm Sparkling on arrival  
7pm Screening

Includes one glass of sparkling, live entertainment. Followed by film screening.

Tickets: Alliance Française de Sydney members $27 / non-members $33*
Palace Movie Club members $27 (not valid at Hayden Orpheum)

BUY    - Palace Norton Street
BUY    - Hayden Orpheum
CLOSING NIGHT EVENTS
PARIS, JE T'AIME

Sunday 22 March, Palace Norton Street, Palace Verona and Hayden Orpheum
6.30pm Sparkling on arrival  
7pm Screening

Includes one glass of sparkling, live entertainment followed by film screening.

Tickets: Alliance Française de Sydney members $27 / non-members $33*
Palace Movie Club members $27 (not valid at Hayden Orpheum)

BUY    - Palace Norton Street
BUY    - Palace Verona
BUY    - Hayden Orpheum
SPECIAL EVENT
SAINT LAURENT

Thursday 12 March, Chauvel Cinema
6.30pm Function
7pm Screening

Includes one glass of sparkling, a Red Carpet experience, live entertainment followed by film screening.

Tickets: Alliance Française de Sydney and Palace Movie Club members $25 / non-members $29*

BUY    - Chauvel Cinema
SPECIAL EVENT
FRENCH RIVIERA

Thursday 5 March, Palace Verona
6.30pm Function
7pm Screening

Includes one glass of wine, a casino experience for the chance to win prizes, live entertainment, followed by film screening.

Tickets: Alliance Française de Sydney and Palace Movie Club members $25 / non-members $29*

BUY    - Palace Verona

SPECIAL EVENT
THE BÉLIER FAMILY

Tuesday 17 March, Palace Norton Street
6.30pm Function
7pm Screening

Includes one glass of wine, cheese tasting, live entertainment followed by film screening. Open mic after the screening, for the chance to win prizes.

Tickets: Alliance Française de Sydney and Palace Movie Club members $25 / non-members $29*

BUY    - Palace Norton Street
LE RENDEZ-VOUS

At the Alliance Française de Sydney

Open 4-21 March
Mondays-Thursdays: 9am – 7pm
Fridays: 9am – 5pm
Saturdays: 9am – 2pm

Le Rendez-Vous will be the place to be during the Alliance Française French Film Festival. Come in and attend talks, special events, enjoy French drinks and food and visit our pop-up store.

Free entry.



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Festival Highlights

OPENING NIGHT FILM & PARTY
MELBOURNE PREMIÈRE OF GEMMA BOVERY

Wednesday 4 March
Palace Cinema Como
6.30pm Reception
7pm Première screening
Followed by Opening Night Gala


Tickets: Alliance Française de Melbourne and Palace Movie Club members $60 / non-members $65*

   - Palace Cinema Como
CLOSING NIGHT
PARIS, JE T'AIME - ONE SCREENING ONLY

Sunday 22 March
Palace Cinema Como
8pm Drinks and canapés
8.45pm Screening

Tickets: Alliance Française de Melbourne and Palace Movie Club members $30 / non-members $35*



BUY    - Palace Cinema Como
LOVE ALWAYS
CHANCE ENCOUNTER

Tuesday 10 March
Palace Brighton Bay
6.30pm for 7pm screening

Romantic live music, with a glass of sparkling and Cacao Chocolates on arrival. Followed by film screening.

Tickets: Alliance Française de Melbourne and Palace Movie Club members $24 / non-members $29*

BUY    - Palace Brighton Bay

Wednesday 11 March
Palace Westgarth
6.30pm for 7pm screening

Enjoy a glass of French wine and cheese in a countryside setting and try out your vocal talent! Patrons are invited to sing a short verse from a favourite French song — to register as a contestant and discover prize details please visit our website www.afmelbourne.com.au. Competition followed by film screening.

Tickets: Alliance Française de Melbourne and Palace Movie Club members $24 / non-members $29*




BUY    - Palace Westgarth
RED CARPET STYLE
FRENCH RIVIERA

Thursday 12 March
Kino Cinemas
6.00pm for 7pm screening

Receive a complimentary hair touch-up at our sponsor’s Franck Provost’s pop-up hair salon (from 6pm).
Enjoy live music, a glass of sparkling, a selection of mini French desserts on arrival. Followed by best dressed selection and film screening.



Tickets: Alliance Française de Melbourne and Palace Movie Club members $24 / non-members $29*




BUY    - Kino Cinemas
Q&A IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE
GRAND ILLUSION
Tuesday 17 March
Palace Balwyn
6.45pm screening followed by Q&A with Dr Andrew McGregor

La Grande Illusion: Grand Illusion or Grand Delusion? Is Renoir’s masterpiece a condemnation of war, or a celebration of it? Dr Andrew McGregor lectures in French Studies at The University of Melbourne, specialising in French Cinema (with a particular interest in the representation and interpretation of cultural identities in film).

(GENERAL ADMISSION PRICES)

BUY    - Palace Balwyn
Q&A IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE
THE LIST OF MY DESIRES
Wednesday 18 March
Palace Cinema Como
6.45pm screening followed by Q&A with Prof Véronique Duché
 
“From Novel to Screenplay: The Challenges of Adaptation”. Prof. Véronique Duché has extensive experience in teaching French literature and linguistics. She has published many articles on French Renaissance literature and edited several 16th century novels.


(GENERAL ADMISSION PRICES)

BUY    - Palace Cinema Como


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Q&A IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE
GEMMA BOVERY

Thursday 19 March
Palace Westgarth
6.45pm screening followed by Q&A with Dr Bertrand Bourgeois

Gemma Bovery versus Emma Bovary: from novel to film (through comics) or how to adapt/transpose a masterpiece? What makes Emma Bovary a mythical character? Dr Bertrand Bourgeois is a lecturer in French Studies, specialist of Nineteenth Century French Literature (Flaubert, Goncourt, Huysmans).

(GENERAL ADMISSION PRICES)

BUY    - Palace Westgarth

Festival Highlights

OPENING NIGHT GALA
ADELAIDE PREMIÈRE OF GEMMA BOVERY

Thursday 5 March
Palace Nova Eastend
6.30pm Welcoming drink and a taste of France
7pm Film screening
9.00 – 10.30pm Opening Night party

Includes drinks, a taste of France, Opening Night party with live entertainment and Première screening.

Tickets: Alliance Française d’Adelaide & Palace Movie Club members $55 / non-members $60*

BUY    - Palace Nova Eastend
CLOSING NIGHT
PARIS, JE T'AIME - ONE SCREENING ONLY

Tuesday 24 March
Palace Nova Eastend
6.30pm Drink on arrival
7pm Film Screening

Includes one glass of wine and film screening.

Tickets: Alliance Française d’Adelaide & Palace Movie Club members $25 / non-members $30*

BUY    - Palace Nova Eastend
ZE FASHION PARTY
SAINT LAURENT

Thursday 12 March
Palace Nova Eastend
6.30pm Fashion party
8pm Film Screening

Includes drinks, a taste of France, fashion party and film screening.

Tickets: Alliance Française d’Adelaide & Palace Movie Club members $35 / non-members $40*

BUY    - Palace Nova Eastend

FRENCH TOUCH
EDEN

Friday 20 March
Palace Nova Eastend
5.30pm DJ set party
7pm Film Screening

Includes drinks, a taste of France, DJ set party and film screening.

Tickets: Alliance Française d’Adelaide & Palace Movie Club members $30 / non-members $35*

BUY    - Palace Nova Eastend


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PARENTS AND BUBS
CHANCE ENCOUNTER

Tuesday 17 March
Palace Nova Eastend
11am Film Screening

Tickets: Alliance Française d’Adelaide & Palace Movie Club members* $10

BUY    - Palace Nova Eastend
LEST WE FORGET
GRAND ILLUSION

Saturday 21 March
Palace Nova Eastend
2pm Welcome drink on arrival
2.30pm Presentation & Screening

Includes one glass of wine, film presentation and film screening

Tickets: Alliance Française d’Adelaide & Palace Movie Club members $25 / non-members $30*

BUY    - Palace Nova Eastend

Festival Highlights

OPENING NIGHT
CANBERRA PREMIÈRE OF GEMMA BOVERY

Friday 6 March
Palace Electric
6.30pm Drinks on arrival
7pm Screening followed by After Party

Includes Drinks, Première Screening, Gift Bag, After Party with Live Entertainment.

Tickets: Alliance Française de Canberra and Palace Cinema members $50 / non-members $55*

BUY    - Palace Electric


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CLOSING NIGHT
PARIS, JE T'AIME - ONE SCREENING ONLY

Wednesday 25 March
Palace Electric
6.30pm Reception
7.15pm Screening

Tickets: Alliance Française de Canberra and Palace Cinema members $27 / non-members $33*

Includes Drinks, Cheese, Live Music followed by Film Screening.

BUY    - Palace Electric
SPECIAL EVENT
DIPLOMACY

Thursday 12 March
Palace Electric
6.30 pm Reception
7.15 pm Screening

Includes Drinks, Cheese, Entertainment, followed by film screening.

Tickets: Alliance Française de Canberra and Palace Cinema members $25 / non-members $28*

BUY    - Palace Electric

Festival Highlights

OPENING NIGHT GALA
BRISBANE PREMIÈRE OF GEMMA BOVERY

Friday 13 March
Palace Centro
6.30pm Drink on arrival
7pm Screening

Followed by Cocktail party with live entertainment, wine, canapés, gift bags.

Tickets: Alliance Française de Brisbane and Palace Movie Club members $55 / non-members $60*

BUY    - Palace Centro
CLOSING NIGHT
PARIS, JE T'AIME - ONE SCREENING ONLY

Wednesday 1 April
Palace Barracks Cinema
6.15pm Pre-screening event “Paris, Paris”
7pm Screening

Includes French wine and canapés

Tickets: Alliance Française de Brisbane and Palace Movie Club members $27 / non-members $33*

BUY    - Palace Barracks
ZE FASHION PARTY
SAINT LAURENT

Friday 20 March
Palace Centro
6.15pm Drink on arrival
7pm Screening

From 6.15pm, enjoy a pre-screening fashion party, catered by Sofitel –the symbol of French luxury. Includes a glass of French sparkling. Followed by film screening. Dress to impress.

Tickets: Alliance Française de Brisbane and Palace Movie Club members $24 / non-members $28*

BUY    - Palace Centro
LA FRENCH 70'S SOIRÉE
THE CONNECTION

Thursday 26 March
Palace Barracks
6pm Drink on arrival
6.45pm Screening

From 6pm, enter the world of Marseille’s 70’s organised crime, with a drink and themed French canapés. Followed by film screening.

Tickets: Alliance Française de Brisbane and Palace Movie Club members $24 / non-members $28*

BUY    - Palace Barracks


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Festival Highlights

OPENING NIGHT SCREENING AND PARTY
PERTH PREMIÈRE OF GEMMA BOVERY

Thursday 19 March
7pm Screening, Cinema Paradiso
9pm Opening Night After Party at The Bakery.

Live DJ, French food & beverages provided by our generous sponsors Jean Pierre Sancho, Cake Box, Marie-Antoinette Café, Kronenbourg 1664.

Tickets: Alliance Française de Perth membership and Luna Palace Privilege card $50 / Non-Members $55*

BUY    - Cinema Paradiso
CLOSING NIGHT
PARIS, JE T'AIME - ONE SCREENING ONLY

Tuesday 7 April
Cinema Paradiso
6.30pm Drinks, delicacies and live entertainment
7pm Screening

Tickets: Alliance Française de Perth membership and Luna Palace Privilege card $27 / Non-Members $33*

BUY    - Cinema Paradiso
SINGING CONTEST
THE BÉLIER FAMILY

Sunday 22 March
Windsor Cinema
3.15pm French wine and cheese with a country atmosphere.
4pm Screening

Vocal talent: singing contest with prizes to be won!

Tickets: Alliance Française de Perth membership and Luna Palace Privilege card $25 / Non-Members $30*

BUY    - Windsor Cinema
LADIES NIGHT
THE GAZELLES

Friday 27 March
Cinema Paradiso
6pm French wine and petits fours
6:45pm Screening

Lingerie fashion show, hand spa & prizes to be won from our sponsors Simone Pérèle and l’Occitane en Provence.

Tickets: Alliance Française de Perth membership and Luna Palace Privilege card $25 / Non-Members $30*

BUY    - Cinema Paradiso


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GANGSTERS & MOLLS
THE CONNECTION

Wednesday 1 April
Cinema Paradiso
6pm French wine and patisseries. Dress up and be a gangster for a special evening.
6.30pm screening

Winner of the best costume will be announced.

Tickets: Alliance Française de Perth membership and Luna Palace Privilege card $25 / Non-Members $30*

BUY    - Cinema Paradiso

Festival Highlights

OPENING NIGHT EVENT
BYRON BAY PREMIÈRE OF GEMMA BOVERY

Thursday 9 April
Palace Byron Bay Cinema
6.30pm Drink on arrival
7pm Screening

Followed by after party

Tickets: Alliance Française de Brisbane, Alliance Francaise Cote du Nord Lismore and Palace Movie Club members $40 / non-members $45*

BUY    - Palace Byron Bay Cinema


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CLOSING NIGHT
PARIS, JE T'AIME - ONE SCREENING ONLY

Tuesday 14 April
Palace Byron Bay Cinema
6.15pm Drink on arrival
7pm Screening

Tickets: Alliance Française de Brisbane, Alliance Francaise Cote du Nord Lismore and Palace Movie Club members* $24 / non-members $28* 

BUY    - Palace Byron Bay Cinema

Festival Highlights

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