THE LAVAZZA ITALIAN FILM FESTIVAL
From Thursday, September 19, Palace Cinemas launches their biggest event of the year, the 20th Lavazza Italian Film Festival. A celebration of Italian cinema and filmmakers, the program features 26 of the best new films from the past year along with classic cinematic gems, special presentations, aperitivo nights and receptions. Highlights will see the Australian premiere of Ron Howard’s biopic Pavarotti, the world premiere of Promised and red carpet screenings plus contemporary selections from new Italian cinema with The Astor Theatre, Palace Balwyn, Palace Brighton Bay, Cinema Como, Kino Cinema and Palace Westgarth the screening venues. Entries received on firstname.lastname@example.org before midnight tonight have the chance to win one of 20 doubles (not valid for opening and closing nights).
TESSELAAR TULIP FESTIVAL
A dazzling display of more than 900,000 tulips in bloom provides the backdrop for the 66th Tesselaar Tulip Festival that continues in Monbulk Road, Silvan until October 13. We have 10 doubles to check out the diverse offerings that include live entertainment, children’s activities, tempting local and international food plus daily market stalls. Today’s Turkish festivities celebrate the origin of the tulip with folk and belly dancing, cultural displays and Turkish foods with other specialist activities to include Wonderland week, a food, wine and jazz weekend and Children’s Weeks. Details received on email@example.com before midnight tonight will enter the draw with all winners also receiving a bunch of tulips (tulipfestival.com.au).
Teeling and Jim Barry Whiskey:Paul Jeffery and Lilli Clancy.
Movie Passes to The Nightingale:Sydney Shadid, Kim Gnaden, Maxwell Hall, Desma Strong, Linda Greck, Coralie Crocker, Chye Chionh, Jennifer Martonhelyhi, Walter Renfrey, Daniela De Luca, Karen Randall, Linda Stern, Maria Carinci, Thomas Cromwell, Michele Layet, Michael G. Walsh, Rosi Izzo, Bob Krstic, Merle Armstrong, Lidija Filipovska.
Moira Finucane’s The Rapture Chapter II – Art vs Extinction: Derek Clarkson, Veronica Nunez, Marie Sack, Victoria Garwood.