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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October 2017

Classic Movie: Hunt for the Wilderpeople

October 1, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Palais Main Hall, 3388 Huon Hwy
Franklin, TAS 7113 Australia
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$5

The 2016 NZ film starring Sam Neil, is about a young city boy trying keep his newly fostered country family by running away with one of them into the wilderness, sparking a national man hunt. Charming, funny, and heartwarming, rated 91% on Rotten Tomatoes. Presentation includes a 10 min film presented by Tas Fire on bushfire preparedness. Be entertained and informed!

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November 2017

Movie: Where am I going?

November 5, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Palais Main Hall, 3388 Huon Hwy
Franklin, TAS 7113 Australia
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$5

The 2016 smash hit Italian comedy about a man who will do anything to hang on to his cushy public service job, but is obstructed by love. Lough out loud comedy, that grossed more than Star Wars in Italy.

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December 2017

Movie: The Country Doctor

December 3, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Palais Main Hall, 3388 Huon Hwy
Franklin, TAS 7113 Australia
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$5

  François Cluzet (The Intouchables) is Jean-Pierre, a much-loved doctor in a rural French town. He reassures and cares for his patients day and night, seven days a week. When he becomes sick himself, he keeps this a secret, but soon realises that he needs to find someone to take over his practice Rated:  M

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Documentary Film: Tomorrow

December 8, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The Palais Main Hall, 3388 Huon Hwy
Franklin, TAS 7113 Australia
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$5

This upbeat film does not dwell on the acute environmental and social problems of today, we all know what they are. Instead it focuses on solutions; new directions and ideas that are already happening around the world. Communities can change the world from the bottom up, we just need to act.  Now!

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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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