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Tuesday 13 December

Lotterywest Festival Films: The Rehearsal

Spiky, funny, and with a gripping finale, this film is about creativity and what it demands of people’s personal lives.

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Friday 2 December

Lotterywest Festival Films: Little Men

A beautifully bittersweet film about two teenage boys trying to remain friends as a feud escalates between their parents. Thoughtful, moving and impeccably acted, you won’t want to leave the company of these quality characters.

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Friday 2 December

Lotterywest Festival Films: The Teacher

The teacher is Mrs Drazdechova (Zuzana Mauréry) – a corrupt bully with es to the state communist party – who gives good grades in exchange for favours to help her get ahead. Pacy, gripping and injected with humour, star Mauréry recently won best actress at the Karlovy Vary Interna onal Film Festival for her lead performance in this compelling dramedy.

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Thursday 17 November

Lotterywest Festival Films Competition

Get ready for an incredible summer of international cinema.

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Tuesday 25 October

Meet Tom Vincent

Watching 300 plus films a year for both work and pleasure, PIAF’s film programmer Tom Vincent subsists on a steady diet of international cinema and short films – all to bring the most compelling stories and striking cinematography to Perth’s favourite outdoor cinemas.

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Tuesday 19 April

2016 Golden Deckchair Winner Announced

After a stellar Lotterywest Festival Film season of the highest quality films from around the world, Sherpa: Trouble on Everest garnered the most votes from our audiences to win the 720 ABC Perth Audience Award.

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Tuesday 23 February

40 Years of UWA Somerville: An Interview with Ron Crittall

Ron Crittall, now retired, was a travel writer and author of Frommer’s Australia (the WA section) and Walking Perth. He and wife Penny have been enthusiastic followers of Perth International Arts Festival since 1972, and have both served on Friends of the Festival Council. 

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Friday 29 January

Win a Double Pass to Every Film in Season Two

To celebrate the opening of Season Two of the Lotterywest Festival Films, we are running our popular trailer reel contest where you can win double passes to see every film!

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Monday 25 January

Director Piero Messina at UWA Somerville

For the first three screenings of The Wait at UWA Somerville, Italian director, Piero Messina, will introduce the film as well as participate in a Q&A after it screens.

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Monday 18 January

What's Showing Week 9

Heaven-sent Comedy at UWA Somerville and Mother Knows Best at ECU Joondalup Pines.