17/03/2018 10:00am - 18/03/2018 4:00pm
Ballarat Italian Association presents the
Multicultural Film Festival
17 & 18 March 2018
Ballarat Mechanics Institute
Saturday 17th March
Festival will be launch by Raimond Gaita (author of Romulus My Father) at 10.00am then at
10.30 am Romulus My Father (Australian – released 2007 – 104 min )
It tells the story of Romulus, his beautiful wife, Christina, and their struggle in the face of great adversity to bring up their son, Raimond. It is a story of impossible love that ultimately celebrates the unbreakable bond between father and son.
Saturday 17th March 1.00 pm Lemon Tree (Palestinian – Israeli – 106 min – released 2008 – Drama)
The story of a Palestinian widow who must defend her lemon tree field when a new Israeli Defence Minister moves next to her and threatens to have her lemon grove torn down.
Sunday 18th March 11.00 am The Noble Family (Mexican released 2013 – 108 min – Comedy)
Three spoilt children who are cut off from their family fortune are forced to do the unthinkable – get a job
Sunday 18th March 2.00 pm The Colour of Paradise (Iranian – released Aug 2000 – 88 min – Drama)
“The Colour of Paradise” is a fable of a child’s innocence and a complex look at faith and humanity. Visually magnificent and wrenchingly moving, the film tells the story of a boy whose inability to see the world only enhances his ability to feel its powerful forces.
Tickets $10/film, festival ticket $35
Booking at www.trybooking.com/TYJO