Classic Movie Nights are held on the 1st Sunday of the month.

Doors Open 6:30pm for a 7:15pm start.

Entry Is $5 unless stated otherwise

Bring a Cushion, Rug and a Supper plate to share.

Recapture some of that magic of the Palais in its heyday as a cinema

Film nights are a social evening with people bringing along a plate of something to share at interval time supper, and the audience sits in the balcony on the comfy seats.

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January 2018

Movie: The Eagle Huntress

January 7 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Palais Main Hall, 3388 Huon Hwy
Franklin, TAS 7113 Australia
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$5

A spellbinding true story about a 13-year-old girl on an epic journey to become the first female eagle hunter. Follow Aisholpan, a 13-year-old girl, as she trains to become the first female in twelve generations of her Kazakh family to become an eagle hunter, and rise to the pinnacle of a tradition that has been typically been handed down from father to son for centuries Rating:  PG

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February 2018

Classic Movie: Bagdad Cafe

February 4 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Palais Main Hall, 3388 Huon Hwy
Franklin, TAS 7113 Australia
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After breaking down in the middle of the California desert, a German couple begin to argue, and the wife walks. She ends up at a flea-bitten truck stop that is the second home to a group of odd characters, and she begins to transform their lives.  Winner of 13 awards and an Oscar nomination, this movie exemplifies how one person in the right place can affect a community of lives Classification:  PG

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March 2018

Movie: Ali’s Wedding

March 4 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Palais Main Hall, 3388 Huon Hwy
Franklin, TAS 7113 Australia
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$5.00

After a "white lie" which spirals out of control, a neurotic, naive and musically gifted Muslim cleric's eldest son must follow through with an arranged marriage, except he is madly in love with an Australian born-Lebanese girl (Rating:  M)

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April 2018

Movie: The Lady in the Van

April 1 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Palais Main Hall, 3388 Huon Hwy
Franklin, TAS 7113 Australia
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$5.00

In 1973 London, playwright Alan Bennett (Alex Jennings) develops an unlikely friendship with Miss Shepherd (Maggie Smith), a homeless woman who lives in a van in his driveway for the next 15 years Rating:  PG

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May 2018

Classic Movie: The Tale of Ruby Rose

May 6 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Palais Main Hall, 3388 Huon Hwy
Franklin, TAS 7113 Australia
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Henry Rose traps wallabies and possum for their skins in the Central Highlands of Tasmania in 1933. He and his wife Ruby (played by Melita Jurisic) have lived here for seven years, in a primitive slab hut. The isolation takes a toll on Ruby, who is much younger, and on their adopted son Gem. An iconic Tasmanian film, The Tale of Ruby Rose won 4 awards at the 1987 Venice Biennale Film Festival yet failed to get mainstream cinema release in…

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June 2018

Movie: Cosi

June 3 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Palais Main Hall, 3388 Huon Hwy
Franklin, TAS 7113 Australia
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$5.00

Lewis is a young Sydney amateur theater director at his first experience: he is offered a job with a Governmental program for the rehabilitation of mentally ill patients in a Sydney institution for mentally ill. His project is overrun by one of the patients Roy who wants to put on stage Cosi Fan Tutte (Mozart). None of the patients in the cast is able to sing and none of them knows Italian which is the language of the libretto. Through…

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July 2018

Classic Movie Matinee: Victim

July 1 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
The Palais Main Hall, 3388 Huon Hwy
Franklin, TAS 7113 Australia
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$5.00

Staring Dirk Bogarde and Sylvia Syms this 1961 film has been widely credited with impacting British support of gay rights.  Dirk Bogarde, in a career-defining role, plays a highly respected, but closeted, attorney who risks his marriage and reputation to bring to justice an elusive blackmail ring terrorizing gay men. Rating:  M (adult themes)

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August 2018

Classic Movie Matinee: Pecking Order

August 5 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on August 5, 2018 at 1:30pm

The Palais Main Hall, 3388 Huon Hwy
Franklin, TAS 7113 Australia
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Join members of the Christchurch Poultry, Bantam and Pigeon Club in the lead up to the NZ National Championships, as they battle history and each other in a quest for glory and for the love of their birds. Meet Doug the determined Club President, Rhys the young upstart, Sarah the chicken whisperer, Brian the loveable champion, Ian the exacting judge and more. Pecking Order is a hilarious, unique, heart-warming slice of Kiwiana which will delight and surprise audiences of all…

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September 2018

Movie: Just To Be Sure

September 2 @ 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Palais Main Hall, 3388 Huon Hwy
Franklin, TAS 7113 Australia
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Movie screens at 7:15pm The breakout French hit of the 2017 Cannes International Film Festival, where it premiered in the Directors’ Fortnight to multiple, raucous standing ovations, Just to be sure is a winning tale of parenthood, love and family, both lost and found. In writer/director - Carine Tardieu’s charming romantic comedy, a middle-aged bomb disposal expert faces a different kind of explosive situation when he learns that the man who raised him is not his biological father and the woman he…

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October 2018

Classic Movie: A Fist Full of Dollars

October 7 @ 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Palais Main Hall, 3388 Huon Hwy
Franklin, TAS 7113 Australia
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Movie screens at 7:15pm The Man With No Name (Clint Eastwood) enters the Mexican village of San Miguel in the midst of a power struggle among the three Rojo brothers and sheriff John Baxter. When a regiment of Mexican soldiers bearing gold intended to pay for new weapons is waylaid by the Rojo brothers, the stranger inserts himself into the middle of the long-simmering battle, selling false information to both sides for his own benefit. Sergio Leone's first spaghetti Western…

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