HSBC Spanish Film Festival 2024

The 2024 HSBC Spanish Film Festival presented by Palace Films and Palace Nova returns June 12 - July 10 with a curated selection of films from Spain, Latin America and beyond. For the full programme, visit spanishfilmfestival.com

HSBC Spanish Film Festival 2024 - opening night event CTC
Join us on opening night for the Australian premiere of The Movie Teller, and enjoy a drink and delicious food on arrival.
HSBC Spanish Film Festival 2024 - special festival event CTC
Join us for a special festival screening of Rioja: The Land of a Thousand Wines and enjoy a glass of wine on arrival.
HSBC Spanish Film Festival 2024 - Mexican night event E18+
Join us for a special festival screening of Upon Open Sky, and enjoy a Mexican cocktail on arrival.
HSBC Spanish Film Festival 2024 - closing night event R18
We say adiós to the festival with a drink on arrival, and a special festival screening of The Holy Mountain.
SPA24 Saturn Return CTC From: Jun 12, 2024
Winner of Best Spanish Film at the 2024 Málaga Film Festival, this beautiful, disruptive drama is a story of music and passion, with a hypnotic soundtrack.
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SPA24 A House on Fire CTC From: Jun 12, 2024
In this entertaining dramatic comedy from director Dani de la Orden featuring an all-star cast, the facade of a seemingly perfect family is shattered over a weekend in th
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SPA24 A Moroccan Affair CTC From: Jun 12, 2024
A box office hit in Spain and the third installment in the highly successful Spanish Affair movie franchise, the Díaz-Aguirre family’s lives are flipped upside down with
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SPA24 A Ravaging Wind E18+ From: Jun 12, 2024
A quietly powerful coming-of-age drama that explores a young woman's path to change her fate, A Ravaging Wind is a gem from acclaimed Argentinian writer/director Paula He
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SPA24 Spellbound PG From: Jun 12, 2024
A Hitchcockian psychological thriller following a psychiatrist (Ingrid Bergman) who helps an amnesiac (Gregory Peck) uncover his true identity, leading to a tale of murde
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SPA24 Something is About to Happen CTC From: Jun 12, 2024
In this blackly comic dramatic thriller starring Malena Alterio in her Goya-winning role, a woman's life takes a definitive turn the day that she loses her job as a compu
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SPA24 Memories of a Burning Body E18+ From: Jun 12, 2024
In this heartfelt drama exploring pleasure and desire through the memory and intimacy of three women over 65, raised in a repressive era, their voices are channelled into
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SPA24 One Hell of a Holiday CTC From: Jun 12, 2024
Featuring an all-star ensemble cast including Tito Valverde, Gracia Olayo and Toni Acosta, in this charming comedy that pays homage to all grandparents, fun adventures aw
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SPA24 Rioja: The Land of a Thousand Wines CTC From: Jun 12, 2024
Exploring the vibrant evolution of the Spanish wine industry through the human stories behind the vines, this documentary invites you to immerse yourself in the world of
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SPA24 Salvador Dali: In Search of Immortality CTC From: Jun 12, 2024
Using archival footage, images and documents this intimate and revelatory documentary examines Salvador Dalí, bringing us closer to a one-of-a-kind genius who managed to
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SPA24 Aire: Just Breathe CTC From: Jun 12, 2024
In the year 2147, a conservation biologist battles the extinction of humanity with the help of an A.I. system but is disturbed when a mysterious traveller arrives in this
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SPA24 La Casa CTC From: Jun 12, 2024
Three siblings reunite at their childhood home where long-buried memories rise to the surface in this reflective award-winning drama steeped in nostalgia, starring David
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SPA24 Mamacruz CTC From: Jun 12, 2024
Kiti Mánver delivers a compelling central performance in comedic yet sensual drama Mamacruz as a religiously devout woman in late middle age who suddenly rediscovers the
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SPA24 Just One Small Favour CTC From: Jun 12, 2024
Set at a beautiful summer house, this ensemble family comedy sees the adult children of a wealthy family facing the skeletons in their closets when their late nanny leave
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SPA24 Elegy M From: Jun 12, 2024
Based on the novel The Dying Animal by Philip Roth, this tender film exploring love, desire and aging stars Ben Kingsley and Penélope Cruz and follows a distinguished pro
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SPA24 Free Falling CTC From: Jun 12, 2024
A suspenseful, emotionally tense, and complex drama starring Belén Rueda as a controlling and demanding national rhythmic gymnastics’ coach who does not contemplate failu
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SPA24 Idol Affair CTC From: Jun 12, 2024
A charming exploration of love, this romantic comedy starring Alexandra Jiménez and Hugo Silva follows a couple who must deal with an unexpected scenario involving the ot
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SPA24 Jokes & Cigarettes CTC From: Jun 12, 2024
Directed by multiple Goya Award winner David Trueba, this drama stars a transformative David Verdaguer as Eugenio, the famous chain-smoking Catalan comedian of the 1960s
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SPA24 Checkmates CTC From: Jun 12, 2024
A feel-good Spanish box office hit based on a powerful and inspiring true story; Checkmates follows a group of marginalised schoolkids who set out to win the Spanish Ches
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SPA24 Chinas CTC From: Jun 12, 2024
A superb third feature from writer-director Arantxa Echevarria (Carmen & Lola), this delicate drama about two sisters is a fascinating tale that explores childhood, belon
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SPA24 Upon Open Sky E18+ From: Jun 12, 2024
Part of the HSBC Spanish Film Festival 2024 at Palace Nova Cinemas [JUN 12-JUL 3]
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SPA24 The Other Son CTC From: Jun 12, 2024
An emotionally charged semi-autobiographical tale and a moving portrait of adolescence, in which a teenager’s life is dramatically changed after a tragic accident.
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SPA24 The Practice CTC From: Jun 12, 2024
Set in the world of wellness, this witty satire about two recently separated yoga instructors in Chile is an incisive comedy about the search for enlightenment and happin
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SPA24 The Sleeping Woman CTC From: Jun 12, 2024
Starring Almudena Amor and Javier Rey, this psychological thriller with a supernatural undercurrent follows a nursing assistant to whom strange things start happening wh
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SPA24 The Teacher Who Promised the Sea E18+ From: Jun 12, 2024
Starring Enric Auquer and Laia Costa, this acclaimed drama tells the true story of Antoni Benaiges, a teacher who brought progressive teaching methods to a small village
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SPA24 The Tenderness E18+ From: Jun 12, 2024
Starring Emma Suárez and Gonzalo de Castro, this period romantic comedy and war-of-the-sexes satire centres on a feminist queen who travels with her two daughters across
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SPA24 Those Who Love E18+ From: Jun 12, 2024
Featuring a luminous leading performance from Monica Bellucci, as a passionate teacher entangled in a tumultuous affair with a troubled young doctor hiding a dark secret,
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SPA24 Totem E18+ From: Jun 12, 2024
Set over the course of a single day, this tender, choral drama explores life, love, death, and time in a bustling Mexican household, seen through the eyes of a seven-year
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SPA24 Un Amor E18+ From: Jun 12, 2024
A striking drama from prolific director Isabel Coixet, starring Laia Costa and Hovik Keuchkerian as new neighbours in a small village in rural Spain who become entangled
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SPA24 Un Chien Andalou + L'Age d'Or M From: Jun 12, 2024
A 1929 avant-garde short film by Luis Buñuel and Salvador Dalí, Un Chien Andalou is a surrealistic exploration of the subconscious inviting viewers to interpret its dream
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SPA24 The Movie Teller CTC From: Jun 12, 2024
A star-studded and moving tribute to cinema and the magical power of storytelling, this new film from multi award - winning director Lone Scherfig follows a young
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SPA24 Vera and the Pleasure of Others E18+ From: Jun 12, 2024
A comedic and erotic tale about growing up, that follows 17-year-old Vera, who divides her days between volleyball, school, and a secret hobby: listening to other people’
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SPA24 The Blue Star CTC From: Jun 12, 2024
A moving drama inspired by the life of 1990s Spanish rock star Mauricio Aznar and his journey through picturesque Argentina to reconnect with his passion for music.
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SPA24 The Girls are Alright CTC From: Jun 12, 2024
Featuring a cast of up-and-coming actresses, this enchanting, summery drama follows a group of actresses and a writer who come together in a country house for a week to r
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SPA24 The Girls at the Station CTC From: Jun 12, 2024
The sixth feature from talented director Juana Macías, The Girls at the Station is a powerful drama inspired by real events starring three outstanding newcomers as friend
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SPA24 The Holy Mountain R18 From: Jun 12, 2024
Recently marking its 50th Anniversary, Alejandro Jodorowsky’s surreal and visually stunning avant-garde odyssey has been fully restored in a lavish 4K restoration present
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SPA24 Yesterday Never Ends E18+ From: Jun 12, 2024
An absorbing character study from Isabel Coixet following a couple who reunites after five years apart. Now one has decided to turn the past into a novel. The couple reco
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SPA24 Artificial Justice CTC From: Jun 12, 2024
A taut political thriller set in the near future starring Verónica Echegui as a judge who must assess new Artificial Intelligence software for use in the justice system a
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SPA24 Bad Actor CTC From: Jun 12, 2024
Set in the post #MeToo era and the search for truth and justice, this nuanced, incisive, and thrilling drama sees a case of misconduct on a film set trigger a series of e
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