Opening Night

Opening Night

Thursday 19 May 2016

7.30pm

Palais Theatre

Lower Esplanade, St Kilda

Tickets $38 Full / $33 Concession

An event in Melbourne’s calendar not to miss! Join us as we roll out the red carpet to welcome Australia’s film industry and celebrate the unique talent of this year’s filmmakers. More than 3,000 guests will descend on the magnificent Palais Theatre to launch the Festival and sample some of the best on offer in the 2016 program.

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Opening Night tickets are sold on a no refund, exchange or cancellation basis. Lost or stolen tickets will not be replaced or refunded.

No one likes working late on a Friday night! Especially if it’...
Horror/Comedy
Director:
Craig Foster
Producer:
Emma McKenna

Animation Director: Nicholas Kallincos 

Three-Year-Old...

Director:
Natasha Pincus
Producer:
Starkraving Productions
Censorship, free speech and creative expression are issues we...
Documentary
Director:
Henry Thong
Producer:
Henry Thong, Wangechi Ngige

A young girl from a rural village is sold by her parents and is...

Drama
Director:
Kaz Ceh
Producer:
Hayley Surgenor

An autumn leaf dances in the air. He is looking for the right...

Animation/Experimental
Director:
Xin Li
Producer:
Xin Li

Two elderly sisters share the art of making Hungarian strudel and...

Documentary
Director:
Peter Hegedus, Jaina Kalifa
Producer:
Peter Hegedus, Jaina Kalifa

In an Egyptian-run grocery store in Switzerland, a father...

Action/Comedy
Director:
Christophe M. Saber
Producer:
Elena Tatti

A drug dealer outstays his welcome at a middle-class dinner party...

Drama/Comedy
Director:
Matt Day
Producer:
Matt Day, Di Smith