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Brisbane Special Events

Opening Night Event

Rosa's Wedding

Join us for the premiere of the uplifting new rom-com Rosa’s Wedding, featuring the superb Candela Peña. The Opening Night reception includes Spanish drinks and tapas on arrival followed by the film.

Palace Movie Club $38
General Admission $42

Palace Barracks
Wednesday 28 April
6.30pm arrivals for 7:00pm film

Young At Heart Selection

Bye Bye Mr. Etxebeste!

Presented by FEROS CARE

Join us for a glass of Il Fiore sparkling, a sweet treat and popcorn before the screening of this sharp social satire about corruption, marriage and power in local politics, Bye Bye Mr. Etxebeste!

Palace Golden Movie Club $20.50
Seniors $26.50
General Admission $30.50

Feros Care

Palace Barracks
Sunday 2 May
3.45pm arrivals for 4pm film

Q&A With Director Simon Palomares


The festival is delighted to welcome director Simon Palomares as our special guest to present the Australian premiere screenings of Latigo. Q&A with Director moderated by Manuel Serrano from the Australian Spanish Socio-Cultural Association.

General admission prices apply to Q&A sessions.

Palace James Street
Tuesday 4 May
6:30pm film followed by Q&A

Argentinian Night

Heroic Losers

Join us for a glass of Malbec or a cocktail before the premiere screening of Argentina’s #1 smash hit comedy Heroic Losers.

Palace Movie Club $30
General Admission $35

Palace Barracks
Wednesday 5 May
6.30pm arrivals for 7.00pm film

Please note: there are no afterparties this year and all event sessions have been priced accordingly. All sessions will start at the advertised session time so please arrive early to visit the bar before you take your seat. Sessions are staggered and seating is capped according to the restrictions in each city and events sell out in advance so book early to avoid disappointment. If a session reaches capacity another staggered session may be added. Be sure to follow the REGISTER FOR UPDATES link on the left so you don’t miss out on news about extra event sessions, encore screenings and other festival news.