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Our Next Screening is Edie on Sunday 21st at 6:00PM

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EDIE and ANOTHER MOTHER’S SON - 2 FILMS 1 PRICE
EDIE

EDIE (M)

Sheila Hancock, Kevin Guthrie

102 mins. UK 2017. Dir: Simon Hunter

After her controlling husband dies, 83 year old Edie embarks on a trip to fulfill a longtime dream of climbing a mountain in the Scottish Highlands, to rekindle childhood memories rather than submit to her daughter’s wish of moving to a rest home. The film highlights the trials of an ageing body versus the vigour of the experienced mind.

  • Sun 21st Oct 6:00PM
ANOTHER MOTHER’S SON

ANOTHER MOTHER’S SON (PG)

Ronan Keating, Jenny Seagrove, John Hannah

103 mins. UK 2017. Dir: Christopher Menaul

The little-known true story of Louisa Gould, a widow who sheltered a Russian POW in Nazi-occupied Jersey during WWII, even though it becomes clear that Churchill will not risk an assault to recapture the British island. The island community spirit begins to fray under the pressures of hunger, occupation and divided loyalty.

  • Sun 21st Oct 8:15PM

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MARY SHELLEY and ON CHESIL BEACH - 2 FILMS 1 PRICE
MARY SHELLEY

MARY SHELLEY (PG)

Elle Fanning, Douglas Booth, Joanne Froggatt

120 mins. Ire/Lux/UK 2018. Dir: Haifaa al-Mansour

Mary Wollstonecraft’s family disapproves when she and poet Percy Shelley announce their love for each other. The family is horrified when the couple elope, accompanied by Mary’s half sister. While staying in the home of Lord Byron at Lake Geneva, the guests are challenged to write a ghost story, which leads Mary to conceive her novel ’Frankenstein’.

  • Sat 27th Oct 7:00PM
  • Sun 28th Oct 6:00PM
ON CHESIL BEACH

ON CHESIL BEACH (MA)

Saoirse Ronan, Emily Watson, Anne-Marie Duff

110 mins. UK 2018. Dir: Dominic Cooke

Adapted by Ian McEwan from his best selling novel, the drama centres on a young couple of drastically different backgrounds in the summer of 1962. Following the pair through their idyllic courtship, the film explores sex and the societal pressure that can accompany physical intimacy, leading to an awkward and fateful wedding night.

  • Sat 27th Oct 9:30PM
  • Sun 28th Oct 8:30PM

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BOOK CLUB and AMERICAN PASTORAL - 2 FILMS 1 PRICE
BOOK CLUB

BOOK CLUB (M)

Diane Keaton, Jane Fonda, Candice Bergen, Mary Steenburgen

104 mins. USA 2018. Dir: Bill Holderman

Four lifelong friends’ lives are turned upside down to hilarious ends when their Book Club tackles the infamous ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’. From discovering new romance to rekindling old flames, they inspire each other to make their next chapter the best chapter.

  • Sat 3rd Nov 7:00PM
  • Sun 4th Nov 6:00PM
AMERICAN PASTORAL

AMERICAN PASTORAL (M)

Ewan McGregor, Jennifer Connelly, Dakota Fanning

108 mins. USA 2016. Dir: Ewan McGregor

The film follows ‘Swede’ Levov, a legendary high school athlete, who grows up to marry a former beauty queen and inherits his father’s business. Swede’s seemingly perfect life shatters when his daughter rebels by becoming a revolutionary and commits a deadly act of political terrorism during the Vietnam War.

  • Sat 3rd Nov 9:15PM
  • Sun 4th Nov 8:15PM

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SUMMER 1993 and THE INSULT - 2 FILMS 1 PRICE
SUMMER 1993

SUMMER 1993 (PG)

Laia Artigas, Paula Robles, Bruna Cusí

95 mins. Spain 2017. Dir: Carla Simon

Six-year-old Frida looks on in silence as the last objects from her recently deceased mother’s apartment in Barcelona are placed in boxes. Although her aunt, uncle and younger cousin welcome her with open arms, Frida finds it hard to forget her mother and adapt to a new home in the countryside.

  • Sat 10th Nov 7:00PM
  • Sun 11th Nov 6:00PM
THE INSULT

THE INSULT (M)

Kamel El Basha, Adel Karam, Christine Choueiri

113 mins. France 2017. Dir: Ziad Doueiri

In today’s Beirut, a civilian dispute blown out of proportion finds Tony, a Lebanese Christian, and Yasser, a Palestinian refugee, facing off in court. As the media surrounding the case threatens a social explosion in divided Lebanon,  Tony and Yasser reconsider their values as revelations of trauma complicate their understanding of each other.

  • Sat 10th Nov 9:00PM
  • Sun 11th Nov 8:00PM

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THE WIFE and RBG - 2 FILMS 1 PRICE
THE WIFE

THE WIFE (M)

Glenn Close, Max Irons, Jonathan Pryce

100 mins. Sweden/UK/USA 2017. Dir: Bjoern Runge

Joe is about to be awarded the Nobel prize for his acclaimed and prolific body of work. Joe’s literacy stardom has blazed since he and his wife met in the late 50s. The story interweaves the couple’s youthful passion and ambition of nearly 40 years, leading to a lifetime of shared compromises, secrets, betrayals and mutual love.

  • Sat 17th Nov 7:00PM
  • Sun 18th Nov 6:00PM
RBG

RBG (PG)

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Gloria Steinem

96 mins. USA 2018. Dir: Betsy West, Julie Cohen

At the age of eighty four U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has developed a breathtaking legal legacy while becoming an unexpected pop culture icon. Her personal journey has been largely unknown, until now, when her exceptional life and career are revealed in this documentary.

  • Sat 17th Nov 9:15PM
  • Sun 18th Nov 8:15PM

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LADIES IN BLACK and A FANTASTIC WOMAN - 2 FILMS 1 PRICE
LADIES IN BLACK

LADIES IN BLACK (PG)

Rachael Taylor, Julia Ormond, Angourie Rice

109 mins. Australia 2018. Dir: Bruce Beresford

Set in Sydney in the 1950s the musical tells the story of bookish school leaver Lisa who joins the sales staff in fashionable department store F.G.Goode’s. Over a summer that changes her life, she befriends the colourful women of the women’s clothing department. Each is on the precipice of change - facing independence and working for a living.

  • Sat 24th Nov 7:00PM
  • Sun 25th Nov 6:00PM
A FANTASTIC WOMAN

A FANTASTIC WOMAN (M)

Daniela Vega, Francisco Reyes, Luis Gnecco

104 mins. Chile 2017. Dir: Sebastian Lelio

Marina is a young transgender woman living in Santiago, Chile, who works as a singer and waitress. Following the sudden death of her older male partner, her life is thrown into turmoil. Mourning the loss of the man she loved, she finds herself under intense scrutiny from those with no regard for her privacy.

  • Sat 24th Nov 9:15PM
  • Sun 25th Nov 8:15PM
THE MERGER

THE MERGER (M)

Damian Callinan, Kate Mulvany, John Howard

103 mins. Australia 2018. Dir: Mark Grentell

FRIDAY AFTERNOON MATINEE

Troy Carrington, a former professional football player returns to his home town, Bodgy Creek, where the drought won’t let up and jobs are scarce since the mill closure. He is persuaded to coach the hapless local footy team. He teams up with Angie who runs a nearby refugee support centre and recruits the new arrivals to save the team.

Tickets $10 includes afternoon tea following the film.

  • Fri 30th Nov 1:30PM

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THE MERGER and SEE YOU UP THERE - 2 FILMS 1 PRICE
THE MERGER

THE MERGER (M)

Damian Callinan, Kate Mulvany, John Howard

103 mins. Australia 2018. Dir: Mark Grentell

Troy Carrington, a former professional football player returns to his home town, Bodgy Creek, where the drought won’t let up and jobs are scarce since the mill closure. He is persuaded to coach the hapless local footy team. He teams up with Angie who runs a nearby refugee support centre and recruits the new arrivals to save the team.

  • Sat 1st Dec 7:00PM
  • Sun 2nd Dec 6:00PM
SEE YOU UP THERE

SEE YOU UP THERE (MA15+)

Albert Dupontel, Laurent Lafitte, Niels Arestrup

117 mins. France 2017. Dir: Albert Dupontel

Albert, a French Infantryman, and fellow soldier Edouard are almost buried alive in a mortar explosion during the last days of WWI. Returning to civilian life is difficult for Edouard as he is gravely disfigured. Edouard, with the help of Albert, concocts a daring scam to support themselves in a society that wants to forget the broken living ghosts of WWI.

  • Sat 1st Dec 9:15PM
  • Sun 2nd Dec 8:15PM

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JULIET, NAKED and BEIRUT - 2 FILMS 1 PRICE
JULIET, NAKED

JULIET, NAKED (M)

Rose Byrne, Ethan Hawke, Chris O’Dowd

97mins. USA/UK 2018. Dir: Jesse Peretz

This film is a comic account of life’s second chances. Annie is stuck in a long term relationship with Duncan, an obsessive fan of obscure rocker Tucker Crowe. When the acoustic demo of Tucker’s hit record from 25 years ago surfaces, its release leads to a life-changing encounter with the elusive rocker himself.

  • Fri 7th Dec 7:00PM
  • Sat 8th Dec 7:00PM
BEIRUT

BEIRUT (MA15+)

Jon Hamm, Rosamund Pike, Dean Norris

109 mins. USA 2018. Dir: Brad Anderson

In 1980s Beirut, Mason Skiles is a former U.S. diplomat who is called back into service to save a colleague from the group that is possibly responsible for his own family’s death. Meanwhile a CIA field agent who is working under cover at the American Embassy is tasked with keeping Mason alive and ensuring that the mission is a success.

  • Fri 7th Dec 9:15PM
  • Sat 8th Dec 9:15PM

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C’EST LA VIE! and THE BREAKER UPPERERS - 2 FILMS 1 PRICE
C’EST LA VIE!

C’EST LA VIE! (M)

Jean-Pierre Bacri, Jean-Paul Rouve, Gilles Lellouche

100 mins. France 2017
Dir: Olivier Nakache, Eric Toledano

This charming French comedy is about a disgruntled caterer working his last wedding event. Max is just trying to get through the night, but has to deal with a cast of off-beat characters and a girl friend who is flirting with a young server.

  • Sat 15th Dec 7:00PM
  • Sun 16th Dec 6:00PM
THE BREAKER UPPERERS

THE BREAKER UPPERERS (M)

Jackie van Beek, Madeleine Sami

82 mins. NZ 2018. Dir: Jackie van Beek, Madeleine Sami

Fifteen years ago, Mel and Jen discovered that they were being two-timed by the same man. Bitter and cynical, they became friends and formed a small business called ‘The Breaker Upperers’: breaking up couples for cash. Now in their late thirties and with a booming business, Mel develops a conscience when they run into an old victim.

  • Sat 15th Dec 9:15PM
  • Sun 16th Dec 8:15PM
THE WILD PEAR TREE

THE WILD PEAR TREE (M)

Dogu Demirkol, Hazar Ergüçlü, Murat Cemcir, Serkan Keskin

(Single feature due to length)

188 mins. Turkey 2018.  Dir: Nuri Bilge Ceylan

An ambitious, discontented young graduate and would-be writer returns to his village with his diploma but no job. Now he has to decide if he should take exams to be a teacher like his father. He also has military service to get out of the way. Returning home is not what he expected. It appeared wonderful in his imagination when he lived in the city, but actually being back reminds him of all its irritations compared to the excitement of city life.

  • Sat 22nd Dec 7:00PM
  • Sun 23rd Dec 6:00PM

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CHRISTOPHER ROBIN and INCREDIBLES 2 - 2 FILMS 1 PRICE
CHRISTOPHER ROBIN

CHRISTOPHER ROBIN (G)

Ewan McGregor, Jim Cummins, Hayley Atwell

104 mins. USA 2018. Dir: Marc Forster

Christopher Robin, the young boy who embarked on adventures in the Hundred Acre Wood with a band of spirited and loveable stuffed animals, has grown up and lost his way. Now it is up to his childhood friends to venture into our world and help Christopher Robin remember the loving and playful boy who is still inside.

  • Fri 28th Dec 7:00PM
  • Sat 29th Dec 7:00PM
INCREDIBLES 2

INCREDIBLES 2 (PG)

Craig T Nelson, Holly Hunter, Sarah Vowell

118 mins. USA. 2018. Dir: Brad Bird

Its a tough transition for Helen, Bob, Violet and Dash to navigate the day-to-day heroics of ‘normal’ life. Especially as the family is still unaware of baby Jack’s emerging super powers. When a new villian hatches a brilliant and dangerous plot, the family and Frozone must find a way to work together, especially when they’re all Incredible!

  • Fri 28th Dec 9:15PM
  • Sat 29th Dec 9:15PM
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