Spanish Film Festival

17 April 2018 - 6 May 2018

The Spanish Film Festival, presented by Estrella Damm, screening exclusively at Palace Cinemas in Australia, is proud to showcase the very best in contemporary cinema from Spain and Latin America.

THE 2018 SPANISH FILM FESTIVAL KICKS OFF WITH FEMALE-DRIVEN MUSICAL COMEDY ‘THE TRIBE’ FIRST HIGHLIGHTS REVEALED The 2018 Spanish Film Festival (SFF) will screen nationally from 17 April exclusively at Palace Cinemas.

These five highlights will form part of the curated program of films and events that will celebrate the culture, life and cinema of Spain. THE TRIBE (La Tribu) will take centre stage as the Opening Night Gala.

The female-driven story of family reconciliation is a sure-fire crowd-pleaser packed with music and laughs. Starring Carmen Machi as a street dancing mother reunited with her long-lost son (Paco León) and directed by one of Spain’s most respected filmmakers and actors, Fernando Colomo (Isla Bonita SFF16).

Other highlights include the Australian premieres of: MIST & THE MAIDEN (La niebla y la doncella). Adapted from Lorenzo Silva’s best-selling novel, this gripping mystery follows a cold case investigation on the Spanish Canary Islands. 


The festival will take place nationally from 17 April to 16 May in Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide, Perth, Canberra, Brisbane and Hobart.

LISTING DETAILS: NSW 17 April – 6 May Palace Verona, Palace Norton Street, Palace Central Sydney ACT 18 April – 6 May Palace Electric VIC 19 April – 6 May Palace Cinema Como, Kino Cinemas, Palace Brighton Bay, The Astor Theatre & Palace Westgarth WA 26 April – 16 May Cinema Paradiso QLD 26 April – 13 May Palace Barracks & Palace Centro James St SA 26 April – 13 May Palace Nova Eastend & Palace Nova Prospect Cinemas TAS 3 May – 9 May State Cinema

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Sessions Summary

Festival Summary


Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra, Adelaide, Perth, Hobart


18 April- 17 May 2017


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