Beginning on May 4, the 2023 German Film Festival presented by Palace Cinemas returns for another amazing year. This year’s programme, presented in association with German Films, includes screenings at Luna Leederville, Luna on SX and Palace Cinemas Raine Square. Featuring award-winning films from Berlinale and a selection of family-friendly movies in Kino for Kids - see the upcoming highlights here.
Vicky Krieps shines as charismatic Austrian writer Ingeborg Bachmann in this stylish biopic from Margarethe von Trotta, which chronicles Bachmann’s unconventional life and tumultuous romance with Swiss playwright Max Frisch.
A story of the rich and powerful, in the late 19th Century, this wild reinterpretation of the “Sisi” myth starring Susanne Wolff and Sandra Hüller follows the lady-in-waiting of Empress Elisabeth of Austria-Hungary, as they live in an aristocratic commune in Greece.
Family conflicts are brought to the surface on the stunning Spanish island of Lanzarote in this all-star caustic comedy of manners and sequel to 2019 hit How About Adolf?, from acclaimed director Sönke Wortmann.
In einem Land, das es nicht mehr gibtInspired by director Aelrun Goette’s experiences as a model in the late 1980s in the German Democratic Republic, this enchanting drama tells a story of beauty, fashion and freedom in 1989 East Berlin.
Featuring up-and-coming star Simon Morzé, this touching story based on true events follows an introverted motorcycle courier for the Austrian Army who finds friendship with a young fox cub early in WWII.
Flying macaroni with tomato sauce, exciting nights around the campfire and a suitcase mix up turn a class trip to the Baltic Sea into one that Alfons and his friends will never forget.
Full of friendship, communal spirit, mysterious puzzles and lots of fun dialogue, this family comedy follows Lotta on her adventures of her first school trip, based on the best-selling book series of the same name.
The most popular German film of 2022, this live-action adventure sequel returns us to Winterstein School for its 250th anniversary, where the students and their magical animals are rehearsing a musical to celebrate.
In this remake of Otfried Preußler's classic children's book, Kasperl and his friend Seppel set out on an adventure to retrieve his grandmother's stolen coffee grinder.