Raine Square and Palace Cinemas are proud to present the 2020 PrideFest Film Festival, with part proceeds supporting Pride WA!
Enjoy four immersive cinema experiences like you have never seen before with each film including a fabulous pre-film function, live music, entertainment, Instagram ops, canapes and a drink on arrival!
Join us for two Evening Gala events and two Sunday afternoon soirees through November.
Ellie & Abbie (& Ellie’s Dead Aunt) Perth Premiere screening + Q&A with the film Director!
Opening Night Gala Event
Wednesday 18th November
Enjoy a drink on arrival, roving entertainment, live DJ, drag performances, catering by Greenhorns and an all round 80’s vibe to get the party started!
The film will be followed by a Q&A with director Monica Zanetti.
Opening the PrideFest film festival is the Perth Premiere of the new feel good Romantic Comedy Ellie & Abbie (& Ellies Dead Aunt). Ellie is struggling to find the courage to ask her classmate, Abbie, to the the school dance. Luckily her Aunt Tara, a lesbian who died in the 80’s has shown up as a “Fairy Godmother” to dish out advice, whether Ellie wants it or not…
6pm event for 7pm film
Call Me By Your Name ( 18+ event) – Sunday Soiree
Sunday 22nd November
Enjoy a rustic Italian afternoon escape with pop up wine tasting throughout our lounges and in the sun on our rooftop bar, a live DJ playing Italian cafe vibes, an additional Prosecco before the film and Italian canapes by La Veen.
The classic and much loved film -It’s the summer of 1983, and precocious 17-year-old Elio Perlman is spending the days with his family at their 17th-century villa in Lombardy, Italy. He soon meets Oliver, a handsome doctoral student who’s working as an intern for Elio’s father. Amid the sun-drenched splendor of their surroundings, Elio and Oliver discover the heady beauty of awakening desire over the course of a summer that will alter their lives forever.
12:00pm event for 1pm film
The Birdcage – Gala Event
Wednesday 25th November
Welcome to fabulous chill Miami! Think neon and palm trees, a DJ playing Miami house music, themed cocktail on arrival, and a live performance on stage by Samba dancer Sandrina Barbosa, all complimented with drinks and catering by The Royal.
Lies and deception — it’s all in the family when a man must convince his future in-laws that he’s as uptight as they are. Armand and Albert have built the perfect life for themselves tending to their gaudy Miami drag nightclub. But their pastel tranquillity is shaken when Armand’s son announces that he’s getting married to the daughter of ultra-conservative Senator Keeley . . . and they’re all getting together for dinner! Can Armand and Albert transfer transform themselves into Mr. — and Mrs. — Family Values in time? It’ll take the performance of their lives, but they’ll do anything — and everything — to pull the chiffon over Keeley’s eyes!
6pm event for 7pm film
Moonlight – Sunday Soiree
Sunday 29th November
Enter to an interactive shimmer photobooth for that #Insta fix with your favourite perth drag queens whilst you chill out to the sounds of a live DJ and sip on your complimentary glass of prosecco and indulge in sushi from Teriyaki Express.
This multi award winning film tells the story of a young African-American man grappling with his identity and sexuality while experiencing the everyday struggles of childhood, adolescence, and burgeoning adulthood.
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