BBC First First British Film Festival Australia 2015
Festival Dates: 28 October, 2015 - 18 November, 2015
Participating Cinemas: Palace Cinema Como, Palace Brighton Bay, Palace Balwyn
Presented by Palace, the BBC First British Film Festival returns for its third year with a standout selection of Festival favourites and box office hits from the British Isles. BBC First is the home of premium, original British drama on Foxtel and Fetch TV and has come on board as naming sponsor for the first time in 2015.
The 2015 program will open nationally with the highly anticipated YOUTH. Fresh from its premiere at Cannes Film Festival and starring veteran British actor Michael Caine, it is The Academy Award winning director Paolo Sorrentino's second English-language film.
Other highlights include 45 YEARS, winner of best British feature film at the Edinburgh International Film Festival, and starring Charlotte Rampling; BFI London Film Festival 2015 Opening Night film SUFFRAGETTE starring Carey Mulligan, Helena Bonham-Carter and Meryl Streep; and British writer Nick Hornby’s (An Education) BROOKLYN, the tale of Eilis Lacey (Saoirse Ronan, The Lovely Bones), a young Irish immigrant trying to make her way in 1950s Brooklyn, New York.
And announcing our 2015 retrospective, LOVE ACTUALLY-A CENTURY OF BRITISH ROMANCE which will feature 10 romantic gems representing each decade of the Twentieth Century.
The 2015 BBC First British Film Festival will take place in Melbourne Oct 28 – Nov 18 at Palace Cinema Como, Palace Balwyn, and Palace Brighton Bay.
For updates and more information, visit www.britishfilmfestival.com.au
Thanks to our friends at Asha Holmes Publicity we will have 5 double passes to use as giveaways. These passes would be valid to any festival session with the exception of special events, opening and closing night.