Welcome to the full programme of the 2020 ST. ALi Italian Film Festival presented by Palace! We’re delighted to present a fantastic range of Australian premiere comedies, drama and everything in between. Discover more about our fabulous lineup below.
Tickets are now on sale for sessions at Palace Nova Eastend Cinemas. We trust that you will enjoy our Festival selection and the chance to escape to Italy with us. Who could say no to that in 2020?
Opening Night Receptions | Pinocchio
Join us for a glass of iL Fiore Prosecco and a coveted Festival gift bag at the Adelaide premiere screenings of Matteo Garrone’s highly anticipated reimagining of the classic tale PINOCCHIO at Palace Nova Eastend Cinemas on Tuesday 29th September at 6.30pm, for 7.00pm film.
This year we will have staggered session times to ensure social distancing measures can be adhered to. All sessions will start at the advertised sitting time so please arrive early to take advantage of the special Festival offers at the bar before you take your seat! Please note, there is no after party.
The Goddess of Fortune
La dea fortuna
Ferzan Ozpetek’s highly anticipated and award-winning new film explores long-term relationships that change over time and features an all-star cast including Stefano Accorsi, Edoardo Leo and Jasmine Trinca.
Bold and dazzling, acclaimed writer/director Pietro Marcello’s award-winning drama Martin Eden provocatively transports Jack London’s 1909 novel about a self-taught and outspoken writer to a pivotal moment in Italy’s pre-war history.
Pierfrancesco Favino delivers a powerhouse performance as Tommaso Buscetta, the Sicilian Mafia boss-turned-police informer, in Marco Bellocchio’s absorbing and multi award-winning crime drama.
Closing Night Receptions | Malena
20 years after its initial release, we celebrate the closing of the Festival with this cinematic delight on Tuesday 13 October. Join us for a Campari cocktail and a Connoisseur Gourmet Ice Cream accompanied by the music of the late, great Ennio Morricone as we say arrivederci to the Festival for a 6.30pm Reception, and 7.00pm Screening.
All sessions will start at the advertised sitting time so please arrive early to take advantage of the special Festival offers at the bar before you take your seat!