An Evening of Emotion and Celebration: ‘Streets of Colour’ Premiere Takes Cremorne by Storm!

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The highly anticipated world premiere of the film “Streets of Colour” unfolded in all its glory on Monday, June 26th, 2023, at the esteemed Hayden Orpheum Picture Palace, nestled in the picturesque town of Cremorne. With an air of excitement and anticipation, the star-studded event attracted a multitude of distinguished actors, industry professionals, and esteemed guests, setting the stage for an unforgettable evening of glamour, emotion, and celebration.

As the clock struck 6:30 PM, the vibrant red carpet burst into life, bustling with activity and a palpable energy. Renowned figures from the Australian film industry graced the event led by FilmCentral Magazine’s editor-in-chief Yolandi Franken, lending an air of anticipation to the already charged atmosphere. Among the illustrious guests were Rahel Romahn, Elliott Giarola, director Ronnie S. Riskalla, along with other esteemed celebrities such as Veronica Cloherty, who added their own touch of charm to the black-carpet affair, leaving no doubt about the star power of the evening.

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In addition to the talented cast members, notable personalities from the entertainment industry arrived to show their unwavering support for the compelling film, “Streets of Colour.” George Basha, widely acclaimed for his work in “The Combination,” Susana Downes, known for her memorable roles in “The Unusual Suspects” and “Model Farmers,” and Andy Trieu, the charismatic host of SBS Pop Asia, added further star power to the already dazzling array of attendees, making the evening truly a constellation of talent.

As the grand black carpet unfurled, the attendees gracefully traversed its length, exuding an air of elegance and style, each one showcasing their meticulously chosen outfits and radiant smiles. The flashing cameras of the paparazzi illuminated the scene, capturing the essence of glamour and excitement that filled the air. Fans and guests alike were filled with anticipation as they eagerly awaited the screening of this highly anticipated film, their excitement almost tangible amidst the dazzling ambiance.

The evening was nothing short of a spectacle, filled with anticipation, emotion, and the promise of cinematic excellence. The choice of the Hayden Orpheum Picture Palace as the venue for the premiere added an extra layer of grandeur to the already heightened anticipation, further elevating the event’s magnitude and excitement. Soak in the glamour and excitement through the captivating photos captured during the premiere, courtesy of the talented Mohan Raj, and relive the magic that unfolded on that unforgettable night. #streetsofcolourfilm

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Excitement is building as the world premiere of the highly anticipated Australian drama, Streets Of Colour, draws near. This compelling film is scheduled to make its grand debut on June 26 at the iconic Hayden Orpheum Cinema in Sydney, Australia. Audiences are eagerly awaiting the opportunity to witness this captivating production that promises to leave a lasting impact.

The choice of Hayden Orpheum Cinema as the venue for the world premiere adds to the anticipation surrounding the event. Located in the heart of Sydney, this historic cinema has been a cherished institution since its opening in 1935. Known for its stunning art deco architecture and commitment to showcasing a wide range of films, Hayden Orpheum Cinema provides the perfect backdrop for the unveiling of Streets Of Colour.

Experience the gripping journey of Tez in ‘Streets of Colour’: a compelling film produced by Yolandi Franken and written and directed by Ronnie S. Riskalla, which explores identity, redemption, and the consequences of choices.

Starring a talented ensemble cast, including Tez, a 25-year-old drug dealer grappling with a cultural identity crisis and drug addiction who tragically loses custody of his son following the death of his best friend in a racially charged street altercation, ‘Streets of Colour’ delves into the depths of human emotions and challenges.

This thought-provoking film, produced by SkyCross Entertainment in collaboration with Frankendipity Enterprises and Rishi Raj Films, boasts an esteemed team with Chief Executive Producer Dr. Raj Patankar and Executive Producers Drew Pearson and Nenif David, who bring their expertise to elevate the film’s impact.

‘Streets of Colour’ aims to captivate audiences worldwide, with plans for distribution and sales in various regions to follow. Prepare to embark on an emotional rollercoaster as Tez confronts his past, battles addiction, and strives to reclaim his son while attempting to transform his life before it spirals beyond redemption.

In a refreshing departure from the norm, Australian cinema is set to venture into uncharted territory, delving into the captivating world of the outer suburbs. With a tantalizingly brief but promising teaser, anticipation builds as audiences eagerly anticipate the unveiling of this unexplored cinematic landscape.

Leading the charge is the talented Rahel Romahn, a recipient of the prestigious Heath Ledger Scholarship and a recent standout performer alongside Michael Sheen in the acclaimed stage production of “Amadeus.” With his exceptional skills and undeniable on-screen presence, Romahn takes on the challenging lead role, promising to deliver a performance that will captivate and resonate with viewers.

As the teaser hints at the rich tapestry of stories and experiences waiting to be unveiled, excitement mounts for an authentic exploration of the Australian outer suburbs’ lives, struggles, and triumphs. This groundbreaking cinematic endeavour promises to shed light on a world rarely seen on the big screen, offering a fresh perspective and a profound connection to the lives of its characters.

With Rahel Romahn at the helm and a team of talented filmmakers steering this venture, Australian cinema is poised to embark on an exhilarating journey into uncharted territory.

Stay tuned for this compelling film that explores themes of redemption, personal growth, and the consequences of one’s choices in a society plagued by racial tensions and personal struggles. ‘Streets of Colour’ promises to be an immersive cinematic experience that will leave a lasting impact on viewers worldwide. Buckle up and prepare to be immersed in a cinematic experience that will challenge conventions and offer a compelling glimpse into the unexplored depths of the outer suburbs.

“The idea for the film came from my personal experiences suffering at the hands of racism as a child, all the way through to my adult life. The brutality I witnessed was very confronting and frightening, how people treated me because I looked different. Those haunting images followed me for a long time. It wasn’t until it happened to me again in my 30s that I put pen to paper.” Streets Of Colour writer/director Ronnie S. Riskalla.

This captivating film brims with raw self-identity and searing anger, while delivering a desperate plea for peace and understanding. With an exceptional lead performance by Rahel Rohman, whose talents have graced films such as The Combination, Shantaram, and Here Out West, this movie radiates an unparalleled authenticity rarely seen in Australian cinema.

Streets Of Colour tackles poignant themes with unflinching honesty, shedding light on the universal struggles of identity, belonging, and the human desire for redemption. Through Riskalla’s masterful storytelling, the film delves deep into the heart of contemporary Australian society, challenging preconceived notions and fostering a profound understanding of our complex world.

This powerful film intertwines a deeply personal narrative of struggle and redemption with a broader exploration of a vibrant working-class community devastated by drugs, violence, and cultural conflicts. It fearlessly exposes the complexities of life, showcasing both the beauty and the harsh realities. With an unwavering commitment to truth, Streets Of Colour spotlights the individuals caught amidst the chaos. A strong and impactful work from a passionate filmmaker deeply connected to the pulse of Australia, this film demands the attention it deserves, reflecting the nation’s current state.

“We couldn’t be more excited about getting this incredible film in front of local audiences,” says Dov Kornits, the managing director of distributor Screen Inc. “We’re certain that the film will kick-start some very, very interesting conversations. We can’t wait for the premiere on June 26.”

Further exciting news about the Streets of Colour release coming soon. For interviews or any further information, contact Dov Kornits,, 0411559519.

Streets of Colour is distributed in Australia and New Zealand by Screen Inc. The film is produced by SkyCross Entertainment, in association with Frankendipity Enterprises and Rishi Raj Films, with Chief Executive Producer Dr. Raj Patankar and Executive Producers Drew Pearson and Nenif David.

Streets Of Colour Secures Distribution And Sales Agent

The creators of the upcoming feature film Streets of Colour, a gritty and powerful urban drama set in the suburbs of Western Sydney are proud to announce that they have signed a distribution deal with ANZ distributor, Screen Inc, and a ROW sales deal with sales agent, WIDE Entertainment. The film stars Rahel Romahn and was written and directed by Ronnie S. Riskalla, and produced by Yolandi Franken. 
Streets of Colour was produced by SkyCross Entertainment in Association with Frankendipity Enterprises & Rishi Raj Films, with executive producers Dr Raj Patankar, Drew Pearson & Nenif David. 
“We are thrilled to be working with Screen Inc and WIDE Entertainment to bring STREETS OF COLOUR to audiences around the world,” said Riskalla. “This film is a testament to the resilience and creativity of the communities that inspired it, and we are proud to be able to share their stories with a wider audience.”
“Streets of Colour” stars Rahel Romahn, who delivers a powerful performance in the lead role alongside an ensemble cast of talented Australian actors. Set in the suburbs of Western Sydney, the film explores the complexities of race, self-identity, and spirituality.
Logline: After being blamed for the death of his best friend in a racist street fight, Tez, a 25-year-old drug dealer with cultural identity issues, loses custody of his son whom he’s never met. Battling a drug addiction and coming to terms with losing his best friend, he will need to find a way to battle his inner demons and reclaim his life before he loses his son forever.
STREETS OF COLOUR will be released in Australia later in 2023, with distribution and sales in other territories to follow.
About Screen Inc: 
Screen Inc is an Australian film distribution company that focuses on bringing bold and innovative films to audiences across the country. With a commitment to supporting emerging and diverse voices, ScreenInc is dedicated to promoting independent cinema in Australia and beyond. 
About WIDE Entertainment: 
WIDE Entertainment is a leading international sales agent for independent films, with a focus on art-house and genre films that challenge audiences and push boundaries. With offices in Paris, Madrid, and Hong Kong, WIDE Entertainment is committed to bringing unique and distinctive films to audiences around the world. 
For more information, please contact ScreenInc or WIDE Entertainment.