Box Office: charge begins for Ali’s Wedding

Here's a new version of the classic dilemma for Australian films. How come Ali's Wedding is out on 51 screens?
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Image: tense moment in Ali’s Wedding.

The first weekend of Ali’s Wedding put the pic at number eight on the top twenty, with $313,000 off its 51 screens. Extract the promotional screenings and that adds up to $4469/screen, which will keep it handily at the forefront of the exhibitors’ minds. 

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David Tiley was the Editor of Screenhub from 2005 until he became Content Lead for Film in 2021 with a special interest in policy. He is a writer in screen media with a long career in educational programs, documentary, and government funding, with a side order in script editing. He values curiosity, humour and objectivity in support of Australian visions and the art of storytelling.

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