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Our Next Screening is Brittany Runs A Marathon on Sunday 19th at 6:00PM

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BRITTANY RUNS A MARATHON and THE REPORT - 2 FILMS 1 PRICE
BRITTANY RUNS A MARATHON

BRITTANY RUNS A MARATHON (M)

Jillian Bell, Michaela Watkins, Utkarsh Ambudkar

104 mins. USA 2019. Dir: Paul Downs Colaizzo

Brittany Runs a Marathon is an earnest and hilarious drama/comedy about a hard partying 27 year-old-woman who receives a startling wake-up call when a visit to the doctor reveals how unhealthy she is. Motivated to lose weight she takes up running, one sweaty block then next day two, finally setting herself the ultimate goal of competing in the New York Marathon.

  • Sun 19th Jan 6:00PM
THE REPORT

THE REPORT (M)

Adam Driver, Annette Bening, Jon Hamm

120 mins. USA 2019. Dir: Scott Z Burns

This political thriller focuses on FBI agent Daniel Jones, lead investigator for the U.S. Senate’s sweeping study into the CIA’s Detention and Interrogation Programme. It was found to be broken, immoral and ineffective. With the truth at stake, Jones battled tirelessly to make public what many in power sought to keep hidden in the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks.

  • Sun 19th Jan 8:15PM

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EMU RUNNER and UNDERMINED: TALES FROM THE KIMBERLEY - 2 FILMS 1 PRICE
EMU RUNNER

EMU RUNNER (PG)

Rhae-Kye Waites, Maurial Spearim, Wayne Blair

95 mins. Australia 2019. Dir: Imogen Thomas

Emu Runner is about the impact a woman’s death has on an Aboriginal family living in an isolated community, which is perched on an ancient river and surrounded by sprawling plains. The story is seen through the eyes of Gem, a spirited eight year old girl, who deals with the grief of her mother’s death by forging a bond with a wild emu, a mythical bird of her ancestors.

  • Sat 25th Jan 7:00PM
  • Sun 26th Jan 6:00PM
UNDERMINED: TALES FROM THE KIMBERLEY

UNDERMINED: TALES FROM THE KIMBERLEY (M)

Albert Wiggan, Kevin Oscar, June Davis

90 mins. Australia 2019. Dir: Nicholas D. Wrathall

The film focuses attention on the often unheard voices of people living amidst threats from irrigated agriculture, pastoralism and intense mining around the Kimberley’s remote Aboriginal communities. The vast ancient and unspoilt wilderness is captured beautifully.  The music and words of the people, with folk music from the communities , provides extra meaning and resonance.

  • Sat 25th Jan 9:00PM
  • Sun 26th Jan 8:00PM
FORD V FERRARI

FORD V FERRARI (M)

Christian Bale, Matt Damon

152 mins. USA 2019. Dir: James Mangold.

American automotive designer Carroll Shelby and fearless British race car driver Ken Miles battle corporate interference, the laws of physics and their own personal demons to build a revolutionary vehicle for the Ford Motor Co. Together, they plan to compete against the racing cars of Enzo Ferrari at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in France in 1966.

Single feature due to length.

  • Sat 1st Feb 7:00PM
  • Sun 2nd Feb 6:00PM

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BALLOON and KNIVES OUT - 2 FILMS 1 PRICE
BALLOON

BALLOON (M)

Friedrich Mücke, Emily Kusche, Alicia von Rittberg

125 mins. Germany 2019. Dir: Michael Herbig

Two families attempt to escape the GDR using a homemade hot air balloon, but it crashes just before the border. The Stasi find traces of the attempt and immediately start investigations, while the two families are forced to build a new escape balloon. With each passing day the Stasi is closer on their heels - a nerve-wracking race against time begins.

  • Sat 8th Feb 7:00PM
  • Sun 9th Feb 6:00PM
KNIVES OUT

KNIVES OUT (M)

Chris Evans, Daniel Craig, Ana de Armas

130 mins. USA 2019. Dir: Rian Johnson

Acclaimed writer and director Rian Johnson pays tribute to mystery mastermind Agatha Christie in a fun, modern day murder mystery where everyone is a suspect. When renowned crime novelist Harlan Thrombey is found dead at his estate the inquisitive and debonair detective Benoit Blanc is mysteriously enlisted to investigate by sieving through red herrings and lies to uncover the truth.

  • Sat 8th Feb 9:30PM
  • Sun 9th Feb 8:30PM

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PAVAROTTI and THE EULOGY - 2 FILMS 1 PRICE
PAVAROTTI

PAVAROTTI (M)

Bono, Nicoletta Mantovani, Madelyn Renee

114 mins. USA/UK 2019. Dir: Ron Howard

Pavarotti is a riveting film that lifts the curtain on the icon who brought opera to the people. Academy Award winner Ron Howard puts audiences front row and centre for an exploration of the Voice, the Man, the Legend, Luciano Pavarotti who gave his life to music and a voice to the world. This film features history-making performances and intimate interviews, including never before seen footage.

  • Sat 15th Feb 7:00PM
  • Sun 16th Feb 6:00PM
THE EULOGY

THE EULOGY (M)

Geoffrey Tozer, Paul Keating, Richard Gill

103 mins. Australia 2019. Dir: Janine Hosking

The film unravels truth from myth in the life and career of one of Australia’s most brilliant, prolific and least understood concert pianists, Geoffrey Tozer. Conductor Richard Gill, intrigued by Paul Keating’s controversial eulogy and spurred to find out what went wrong with Tozer’s career, goes on a journey with the Tozer family and musical colleagues to discover the man behind the eulogy.

  • Sat 15th Feb 9:15PM
  • Sun 16th Feb 8:15PM

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WORKING WOMAN and THE THIRD WIFE - 2 FILMS 1 PRICE
WORKING WOMAN

WORKING WOMAN (MA15+)

Liron Ben-Shlush, Menashe Noy, Oshri Cohen

94 mins. Israel 2018. Dir: Michal Aviad

Orna is the mother of three children with a husband struggling to start his own restaurant. To help support her family Orna returns to the workplace, landing a job with a former army superior who now works in real estate. While Orna embraces her new position and its demands on her home life, she begins to experience escalating sexual harassment from her boss as she rises through the ranks.

  • Sat 22nd Feb 7:00PM
  • Sun 23rd Feb 6:00PM
THE THIRD WIFE

THE THIRD WIFE (MA15+)

Nguyen Phuong Tra My, Tran Nu Yen Khe

96 mins. Vietnam 2019. Dir: Ash Mayfair

In 19th century rural Vietnam, 14-year old May becomes the third wife of wealthy landowner Hung. Soon she learns that she can only gain status by asserting herself as a woman who can give birth to a male child. This turns into a real possibility when she gets pregnant. Faced with forbidden love and its devastating consequences, May finally recognises the brutal truth.

  • Sat 22nd Feb 9:00PM
  • Sun 23rd Feb 8:00PM

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AFTER THE WEDDING and MAIDEN - 2 FILMS 1 PRICE
AFTER THE WEDDING

AFTER THE WEDDING (M)

Michelle Williams, Julianne Moore, Billy Crudup

112 mins. USA 2019. Dir: Bart Freundlich

Isabel has dedicated her life to working with the children in an orphanage in Calcutta. Theresa is the multi-millionaire head of a media company who lives in New York. When word comes to Isabel of a mysterious and generous grant for the financially struggling orphanage, she must travel to New York to meet the benefactor, Theresa, in person.

  • Sat 29th Feb 7:00PM
  • Sun 1st Mar 6:00PM
MAIDEN

MAIDEN (M)

Tracy Edwards

97 mins. UK 2018. Dir: Alex Holmes

24 year old Tracy Edwards became the skipper of the first all-female crew to enter the Whitbread Round the World Race in 1989. The chauvinistic yachting press took bets on her failure and potential sponsors rejected her, fearing the crew would die, generating bad publicity. Tracy refused to give up. The ocean didn’t kill Edwards and her crew; it made them stronger!

  • Sat 29th Feb 9:15PM
  • Sun 1st Mar 8:15PM
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