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Kim Petalas – Festival Director #britishfilmfestival

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The British Film Festival presented by Palace returns in 2021 for its ninth year with a standout selection of films from the British Isles.

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PODCAST | Cristiana Palmieri interviews Kim Petalas, director of the British Film Festival.

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Festival Director Kim Petalas talks about the 2021 program that despite the uncertain circumstances, offers a remarkable line-up that include the Australian Premiere of The Duke and of the highly anticipated Belfast directed by Kenneth Brannagh. The program also presents the impressive retrospective 7 from the 70s, seven masterpieces from a very productive era of British cinema.

Thirty one exceptional films from emerging talent and accomplished industry professionals are showcased on the big screen in seven cities and twenty one cinemas across Australia, with twenty Australian premieres.


  • Reporter
    Cristiana Palmieri
  • Guest
    Kim Petalas
  • Interviewee role
    Festival Director
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