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12 MAR - 8 APR

Canberra Festival Highlights

Opening Night
THE EXTRAORDINARY
Thursday 12th March

A night not to be missed: the Opening Night Gala of the Alliance Française French Film Festival 2020. Featuring a special screening of The Extraordinary, an uplifting story of human compassion. The evening includes sparkling wine on arrival, followed by an after party with drinks, buffet and live entertainment.

6:15pm - Reception includes a glass of sparkling wine, canapés and live entertainment on arrival
7:00pm - The Extraordinary followed by after party with drinks, buffet and live entertainment

BUY - Palace Electric Cinema
Canberra International Music Festival Presents
AZNAVOUR BY CHARLES
Tuesday 17th March

Calling all lovers of classic French songs! Celebrate the life of French crooner, Charles Aznavour, world famous for his seductive voice and irresistible Mediterranean charm. This documentary brings together never-before-seen footage chronicling his rise to fame. Toast his life with a glass of wine before the screening and afterwards hear from Canberra International Music Festival about their 2020 season themed “Voice."

6:30pm - Reception includes a drink, food and live entertainment on arrival
7:00pm - Aznavour by Charles followed by a speech from Roland Peelman, Artistic Director, CIMF

BUY - Palace Electric Cinema
HER Canberra Presents Ladies' Night
LOVE AT SECOND SIGHT
Thursday 19th March

6:30pm - Reception with a drink on arrival, a luxuré taste of velvety yoghurt and live entertainment
7:00pm - Love at Second Sight

BUY - Palace Electric Cinema
Buvette Bistro & Wine Bar Presents Gastronomy Night
LA BELLE ÉPOQUE
Thursday 26th March

Savour the flavour of France at the special Gastronomy Night. Inspired by the film's setting in a French bistro, please join us and enjoy canapés by Buvette Bar and Bistro complemented by selected wines and beers.

6:30pm - Reception with fine food, drinks and live entertainment on arrival
7:00pm - La Belle Époque

BUY - Palace Electric Cinema
ACT Writers Centre Presents
THE MYSTERY OF HENRI PICK
Tuesday 31st March

Discover how the book publishing world works in this compelling mystery-drama, with wine on arrival and a French inspired mini cheese platter during the screening! After the film, hear from local authors in a panel discussion about the intricacies of writing and getting published.

6:30pm - Reception with cheese platter, a drink and live entertainment on arrival
7:00pm - The Mystery of Henri Pick followed by live panel discussion with authors 

BUY - Palace Electric Cinema
La Baguette Cafe Presents the Closing Night
THE BARE NECESSITY
Wednesday 8th April

Celebrate the end of the Festival with this delightful cast of misfit characters finding their way in life in The Bare Necessity. Toast a wonderful 2020 Festival with drinks on arrival and finger food before the film.

6:30pm - Reception includes drinks, food & live entertainment
7:00pm - The Bare Necessity

BUY - Palace Electric Cinema
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12 MAR - 8 APR