Reel Life: WA Film Industry News – August 2019

'Watch The Sunset' 'Watch The Sunset'

Revelation Perth International Film Festival looks at the goings-on of the film world in Western Australia for the month of August (and beyond).


Australian Revelations
For one night only – the acclaimed film 'Watch The Sunset', Australia's first one shot feature, will screen as a part of Revelation Film Festival’s Australian Revelations programme.
In a single afternoon a man comes to grips with the power of his past, when his estranged family become entangled in its web.
Enjoy drinks, cheese, cinema and conversation with us!
26 August, The Backlot Perth.

The Australian Dream Perth Premiere Fundraiser
'The Australian Dream' is a documentary that uses the remarkable and inspirational story of Indigenous AFL legend Adam Goodes as the prism through which to tell a deep and powerful story about race, identity and belonging, this is essential viewing for all Australians.
All proceeds raised will benefit the Wirrpanda Foundation.
12 August, Luna Cinemas Leederville.

Scandi Film Festival
The Volvo Scandinavian Film Festival offers a strong and diverse selection of films from our friends in the north. The programme of 21 films features the breathtaking 'A White, White Day', Berlin Film Festival Silver Bear winner 'Out Stealing Horses' and a Stieg Larsson tribute with 'Stieg Larsson: The Man Who Played With Fire' and retrospective of his 'Millennium Trilogy' films.
17 July-7 August, Palace Cinema Paradiso and Luna on SX.

Amazing Grace
An advance screening of the never-before-seen music documentary, 'Amazing Grace', capturing the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, as she records the most successful gospel album of all time. This special event will feature a performance from the WAAPA Gospel Choir.
23 August, Luna Cinemas Leederville.

Yesterday – PHSG Fundraiser
Perth Homeless Support Group are hosting a special fundraising screening of 'Yesterday' with proceeds supporting the homeless in Perth.
27 July, The Backlot Perth

Rottnest Island Kingdom Of The Quokka
Dubbed the ‘happiest animal on earth’, the quokka is the subject of a unique wildlife film. Narrated by William McInnes, this film will instil wonderment, admiration and respect for our natural environment for audiences both in Australia and across the globe.
10, 17, 23, 31 August, The Backlot Perth.

Girls School Cinema
Winter has never been cosier because Girls School Cinema is back and Program 3 tickets are now on sale. Housed in a stunning castle-like building in East Perth, Girls School Cinema features loads of new treats a including a special movie marathon session.
The Girls School Cinema season runs to 12 October every Wednesday to Sunday.

Fashion Film Festival
The inaugural Raine Square Fashion Film Festival at Palace Cinemas will feature six red carpet events each Thursday night. Premiering 1 August with a gala reception, fashion parade and a screening of 'Jean Paul Gaultier: Freak & Chic'.
1 August- 5 September, Palace Cinemas Raine Square.

Music Film Festival
The very first Palace Touring 2019 Music Film Festival comes to Cinema Paradiso from 1-14 August and features a series of the most iconic music feature films from the past 40 years.
1-14 August, Cinema Paradiso.

Russian Resurrection 
Bringing Russian cinema to Perth in a series of monthly events, August sees 'Yolki - The Final Countdown'. A comedy following the lives of five separate characters and their pursuit of happiness.
11 August, Event Cinemas Innaloo.

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