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Melbourne Special Events

Opening Night

The Duke

Join us on Opening Night for a Bulldog Gin & Tonic at the Australian premiere screenings of the delightful, true-crime caper THE DUKE, starring Helen Mirren and Jim Broadbent. 

Palace Cinema Como
Friday 5th November
6.15pm arrivals for 6.30pm film

Sparkling Sessions

Off the Rails

Presented by Feros Care

Escape on a train trip across Europe with Jules Williamson’s feel-good comedy OFF THE RAILS, preceded by a glass of sparkling and popcorn courtesy of Feros Care.  

Palace Balwyn
Friday 19th November
3.15pm arrivals for 3.30pm film

Please note: there are no afterparties this year and all event sessions have been priced accordingly. All sessions will start at the advertised session time so please arrive early to visit the bar before you take your seat. Sessions are staggered and seating is capped according to the restrictions in each city and events sell out in advance so book early to avoid disappointment. If a session reaches capacity another staggered session may be added. Be sure to follow the REGISTER FOR UPDATES link on the left so you don’t miss out on news about extra event sessions, encore screenings and other festival news.