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Palace in association with German Films is excited to bring the best German-language cinema to you including box office hits & award-winning dramas straight from the Berlinale. Screening nationally from 25 May, the following films are our first sneak peek into the programme which will screen nationally at Palace Cinemas.

  • Sydney 25 May – 13 June
  • Canberra 26 May – 13 June
  • Melbourne 27 May – 13 June
  • Brisbane 1 – 20 June
  • Adelaide 2 – 20 June
  • Perth 3 – 20 June
  • Byron Bay 4 – 20 June

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First Highlights Announced

Fabian: Going to the Dogs

Fabian oder Der Gang vor die Hunde

In early 1930s Berlin, a dashing idealist played by Tom Schilling finds love amidst the twilight hedonism of pre-Nazi Germany, in this adaptation of Erich Kästner's iconic novel, straight from its world premiere at the 2021 Berlinale.



One man’s romantic encounter with the woman of his dreams turns into a crazy chase through the Berlin night in wild comedy Nightlife, starring Elyas M’Barek and Palina Rojinski.

The Audition

Das Vorspiel

A meticulously arranged visual concerto from acclaimed German actor/director Ina Weisse, this gripping drama stars Nina Hoss as a woman trapped in the pursuit of success.

Electric Girl

Electric Girl

Reality and fiction intertwine in Electric Girl, a high energy blend of animation and psychological study, in which a slam poet begins to embody the Japanese anime superheroine that she voices.

How I Taught Myself To Be A Child

Wie ich lernte, bei mir selbst Kind zu sein

In conservative 1950s Vienna the youngest son of an established Austrian dynasty of confectionery millionaires discovers the power of love, humour and his own extraordinary ability to shape his realities.

COVIDSafe Plan

Cinemagoers can enjoy a covid safe experience at Palace Cinemas with social distancing measures in place, reduced capacities (these differ by state), frequent sanitisation and clean air circulated every ten minutes in theatres.

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