Classic Movie Nights are held on the 1st Sunday of the month.

Doors Open 6:30pm for a 7:15pm start.

Entry Is $5 unless stated otherwise

Bring a Cushion, Rug and a Supper plate to share.

Recapture some of that magic of the Palais in its heyday as a cinema

Film nights are a social evening with people bringing along a plate of something to share at interval time supper, and the audience sits in the balcony on the comfy seats.

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July 2018

Classic Movie Matinee: Victim

July 1, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
The Palais Main Hall, 3388 Huon Hwy
Franklin, TAS 7113 Australia
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$5.00

Staring Dirk Bogarde and Sylvia Syms this 1961 film has been widely credited with impacting British support of gay rights.  Dirk Bogarde, in a career-defining role, plays a highly respected, but closeted, attorney who risks his marriage and reputation to bring to justice an elusive blackmail ring terrorizing gay men. Rating:  M (adult themes)

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August 2018

Classic Movie Matinee: Pecking Order

August 5, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on August 5, 2018 at 1:30pm

The Palais Main Hall, 3388 Huon Hwy
Franklin, TAS 7113 Australia
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Join members of the Christchurch Poultry, Bantam and Pigeon Club in the lead up to the NZ National Championships, as they battle history and each other in a quest for glory and for the love of their birds. Meet Doug the determined Club President, Rhys the young upstart, Sarah the chicken whisperer, Brian the loveable champion, Ian the exacting judge and more. Pecking Order is a hilarious, unique, heart-warming slice of Kiwiana which will delight and surprise audiences of all…

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September 2018

Movie: Just To Be Sure

September 2, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Palais Main Hall, 3388 Huon Hwy
Franklin, TAS 7113 Australia
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Movie screens at 7:15pm The breakout French hit of the 2017 Cannes International Film Festival, where it premiered in the Directors’ Fortnight to multiple, raucous standing ovations, Just to be sure is a winning tale of parenthood, love and family, both lost and found. In writer/director - Carine Tardieu’s charming romantic comedy, a middle-aged bomb disposal expert faces a different kind of explosive situation when he learns that the man who raised him is not his biological father and the woman he…

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October 2018

Classic Movie: A Fist Full of Dollars

October 7, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Palais Main Hall, 3388 Huon Hwy
Franklin, TAS 7113 Australia
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Movie screens at 7:15pm The Man With No Name (Clint Eastwood) enters the Mexican village of San Miguel in the midst of a power struggle among the three Rojo brothers and sheriff John Baxter. When a regiment of Mexican soldiers bearing gold intended to pay for new weapons is waylaid by the Rojo brothers, the stranger inserts himself into the middle of the long-simmering battle, selling false information to both sides for his own benefit. Sergio Leone's first spaghetti Western…

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November 2018

Classic Movie: Dog Day Afternoon

November 4, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Palais Main Hall, 3388 Huon Hwy
Franklin, TAS 7113 Australia
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Movie screens at 7:15pm A man robs a bank to pay for his lover's operation; it turns into a hostage situation and a media circus.  Framed by great work from director Sidney Lumet and fueled by a gripping performance from Al Pacino, Dog Day Afternoon offers a finely detailed snapshot of people in crisis with tension-soaked drama shaded in black humour. Rating:  M

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December 2018

Movie Event: The Merger

December 2, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Palais Main Hall, 3388 Huon Hwy
Franklin, TAS 7113 Australia
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Movie starts at 7:15pm A former professional football player returns to his country town after his sporting career comes to an abrupt end, and takes on the position of coach for the local footy team, the Roosters. The Merger combines the fortunes of the footy team and the interaction of the locals with the newcomers with a romantic thread and a subtle exploration of grief for the loss of loved ones. It captures the regional background in a clever way…

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January 2019

Movie Event: Dr Strangelove

January 6 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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$5.00

Movie screens at 7:15pm An insane general (Brig. Gen. Jack D Ripper) triggers a path to nuclear holocaust that a War Room full of politicians and generals frantically triesto stop! Rating:  PG

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February 2019

CANCELLED *** Classic Movie: The Lunch Box

February 3 @ 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
$5.00

*** Movie event postponed due to the bushfires **** Movie screens at 7:15pm A mistaken delivery in Mumbai's famously efficient lunchbox delivery system connects a young housewife to an older man in the dusk of his life as they build a fantasy world together through notes in the lunchbox! Rating:  PG:

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March 2019

Classic Movie: The Light Between Oceans

March 3 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
$5.00

Movie screens at 7:15pm This month’s classic film, the 2016 ‘The Light Between Oceans’ is a special request from a local Franklin identity. It contains boats, crashing big ocean waves, lighthouse and partly filmed in Stanley, Tasmania.  Set in the 1920’s, a lighthouse keeper and his wife living off the coast of Western Australia raise a baby they rescue from a drifting rowing boat.  Then it gets complicated, very complicated. Rating:  M (Mature themes and a sex scene)

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April 2019

Classic Movie: The Lunch Box

April 7 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
$5.00

Movie screens at 7:15pm This month Sunday April 7, Classic Movies are screening the delightful crowd pleasing 2013 Indian film ‘The Lunchbox’. Written and directed by Indian filmmaker Ritesh Batra ‘The Lunchbox’ won awards and audiences hearts across the globe.  Synopsis: A mistaken delivery in Mumbai's famously efficient lunchbox delivery system, the dabbawalas, connects a young housewife to an older man in the dusk of his life as they build a fantasy world together through notes in the lunchbox. (Courtesy…

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