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September 28, 2021

Cinema Roundup for the week starting September 2

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Byron and Tweed lockdown to end at midnight!

The lockdowns in the Byron and Tweed local government areas will end at midnight tonight, with no further cases having been detected in either area.

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Bioenergy facility

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Nuclear-powered subs? Dr Caldicott speaks

‘America has 18 Trident submarines, powered by highly enriched Uranium 235, which can be used as fuel for nuclear weapons. Each sub carries 24 missiles, each one is armed with eight hydrogen bombs – 30 times the killing power of one Hiroshima bomb. That’s enough subs to produce nuclear winter and end life on Earth.’

Tony’s reflections as king of the Macadamia Castle

Looking back on 14 years at the Macadamia Castle, Tony Gilding says the important things to him were the conservation of the animals and the development of staff.

Getting annoyed with NSW Farmers naming ‘rights’

The Annoying Vegan has become more annoyed today with what they see as the NSW Farmers getting on their high horse about the use of the words ‘meat’ and ‘milk’.

Compost back on Lismore’s gardening menu

Lismore City Council says that their BIOCycle Compost is again on sale from the Lismore Recycling & Recovery Centre and Nimbin Transfer Station, after a two-year break.

NSW Farmers want ‘meat’ to be removed from use on plant foods

NSW Farmers are calling for clarification of the vocabulary for alternative proteins and they have submitted a motion to the Senate Standing Committee to review the use of meat vocabulary on plant-based products.

Totoro and friends – 35 years of Studio Ghibli

Palace Cinemas in Byron Bay are about to celebrate the legendary Studio Ghibli’s 35th anniversary. Palace’s film program charts the development of the iconic animation studio via an expansive chronological schedule featuring some of your favourites like: My Neighbour Totoro, Spirited Away, and many more! Each film is presented with the original Japanese language track and English subtitles. This program offers an unprecedented journey into the imaginative, emotional and idiosyncratic world of Studio Ghibli.
Screening Times: Thursdays at 6.30pm and Saturdays at 2pm
For the full line up, head to: www.palacecinemas.com.au/events/35-years-studio-ghibli


Ram-p up your Dad’s Day

This Sunday is Fathers Day and Palace have a very special preview screening of Rams starring some of your dad’s favourites, such as Sam Neill (Jurassic Park) and Michael Caton (The Castle). Don’t miss this Australian-made dramedy – your dad is sure to walk out claiming it as his new favourite! If that’s not enough to spoil him sufficiently, each ticket includes a glass of wine, small popcorn and a Connoisseur ice-cream served upon entry. This event is your first chance to see this brilliant new film before its official release on 15 October, all in the name of the man you love!
Rams (PG) is playing Sunday, 6 September, arrive 2.45pm for complimentary drink and snack combo, 3pm screening. Tickets are $24 for Palace Movie Club members (max two tickets per valid membership), $30 General admission.


Game on!

Level up your gaming experience with Palace Cinemas! FIFA? Grand Theft Auto? Smash Bros? Whatever the game, we can make it epic on the big screen in a private cinema, just for you and your crew! All you need to do is provide the games and console – we’ll handle the rest.
Prices start from just $300 for up to 20 guests, and we can even provide the snacks and drinks too!
For more details, head to www.palacecinemas.com.au/offers/big-screen-gaming or email [email protected]


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