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Our Next Screening is Red Joan on Friday 20th at 6:00PM

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RED JOAN and BEAUTIFUL BOY - 2 FILMS 1 PRICE
RED JOAN

RED JOAN (M)

Judi Dench, Sophie Cookson, Tom Hughes

101 mins. UK 2019. Dir: Trevor Nunn

Joan Stanley is a widow living out a quiet retirement in the suburbs when, shockingly, the British Secret Service places her under arrest. The charge: providing classified scientific information, including details on the building of the atomic bomb, to the Soviet Government for decades. As the interrogation gets underway, Joan relives the dramatic events that shaped her life and beliefs.

  • Fri 20th Sep 6:00PM
  • Sat 21st Sep 6:00PM
BEAUTIFUL BOY

BEAUTIFUL BOY (MA15+)

Steve Carell, Timothée Chalamet, Maura Tierney

120 mins. USA 2018. Dir: Felix Van Groeningen

Teenager Nicolas Sheff seems to have it all with good grades and being an actor, artist, athlete and editor of the school newspaper. When Nic’s addiction to crystal meth. threatens to destroy him, his father does whatever he can to save his son and family.  The Scheffs are faced with the harsh reality that addiction is a disease that does not discriminate and can hit a family at any time.

  • Fri 20th Sep 8:15PM
  • Sat 21st Sep 8:15PM

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THE AUSTRALIAN DREAM and MYSTIFY: MICHAEL HUTCHENCE - 2 FILMS 1 PRICE
THE AUSTRALIAN DREAM

THE AUSTRALIAN DREAM (MA15+)

Adam Goodes

90 mins. Australia/UK 2019. Dir: Daniel Gordon

This feature documentary uses the remarkable and inspirational story of AFL legend Adam Goodes as the prism through which to tell a deeper and more powerful story about race, identity and belonging. The film uses interviews from both sides of the debate with probing questions about what it means to be Australian and what it takes to stand up for what you truly believe in.

  • Sat 28th Sep 6:00PM
  • Sun 29th Sep 5:00PM
MYSTIFY: MICHAEL HUTCHENCE

MYSTIFY: MICHAEL HUTCHENCE (M)

Kylie Minogue, Helena Christensen, Rhett Hutchence

102 mins. Australia 2019. Dir: Richard Lowenstein

This excellent documentary is as complete a portrait of this talented singer as you could wish for. The film is an honest and often heartbreaking journey from the early days when Michael was described by everyone who knew him as the purest ray of light, perfectly capable of mesmerizing the world, to his distressing descent into an all encompassing darkness that no-one could save him from.

  • Sat 28th Sep 8:00PM
  • Sun 29th Sep 7:00PM

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ÁGA and PARASITE - 2 FILMS 1 PRICE
ÁGA

ÁGA (PG)

Mikhail Aprosimov, Feodosia Ivanova

96 mins. Bulg/Ger/France 2018. Dir: Milko Lazarov

Alone in the wilderness, Nanook and Sedna seem like the last people on earth. Their traditional way of life is changing - slowly but inevitably. Hunting becomes more and more difficult as they watch their animals die from inexplicable deaths and the ice has been melting earlier each year. Chena who visits them regularly is their only connection to the outside world.

  • Sat 5th Oct 6:00PM
  • Sun 6th Oct 6:00PM
PARASITE

PARASITE (MA15+)

Kang-Ho Song, Lee Sun Gyun, Cho Yeo-jeong

132 mins. Korea 2019. Dir: Bong Joon-Ho

Ki-taek’s family of four is close, but all are unemployed and the future looks bleak. However, when the son Ki-woo, is recommended by a fellow university friend for a well paid tutoring job, expectations are high. His interview with the owner of the global IT company is successful, work begins and soon he meets the young lady of the house. An unstoppable string of mishaps lies in wait.

  • Sat 5th Oct 8:00PM
  • Sun 6th Oct 8:00PM

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ALL IS TRUE and PUZZLE - 2 FILMS 1 PRICE
ALL IS TRUE

ALL IS TRUE (M)

Kenneth Branagh, Ian McKellen, Judi Dench

101 mins. UK 2018. Dir: Kenneth Branagh

The year is 1615 and Shakespeare is acknowledged as the greatest writer of the age. Disaster strikes when his renowned Globe Theatre burns down, and a devastated Shakespeare returns to Stratford where he must face a troubled past and a neglected family. His personal search for truth uncovers secrets and lies within a family at war.

  • Sat 12th Oct 7:00PM
  • Sun 13th Oct 6:00PM
PUZZLE

PUZZLE (M)

Kelly Macdonald, Irfan Khan, David Denman

103 mins. USA 2018. Dir: Marc Turtletaub

Puzzle is a closely observed portrait of Agnes, who has reached her early 40s without ever venturing far from home, family or the tight-knit immigrant community in which she was raised by her widowed father. That begins to change when Agnes receives a jigsaw puzzle as a birthday gift that she not only enjoys but is very, very good at!

  • Sat 12th Oct 9:15PM
  • Sun 13th Oct 8:15PM

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AN UNEXPECTED LOVE and CLAIRE DARLING - 2 FILMS 1 PRICE
AN UNEXPECTED LOVE

AN UNEXPECTED LOVE (M)

Ricardo Darin, Mercedes Morán, Andrea Pietra

125 mins. Argentina 2018. Dir: Juan Vera

Marcos and Ana feel that despite 25 years of marriage they are not able to overcome the existential crisis that they are going through and that they are in favour of separating. The new life of being single surprises both, who at first are dazzled. Little by little, life for Ana begins to become a little monotonous; in turn a total nightmare for Marcos.

  • Sat 19th Oct 7:00PM
  • Sun 20th Oct 6:00PM
CLAIRE DARLING

CLAIRE DARLING (M)

Catherine Deneuve, Chiara Mastroianni

94 mins. France 2019. Dir: Julia Bertuccelli

In Verderonne it’s the first day of summer and Claire Darling wakes up convinced to live her last day and decides to empty her house and have a garage sale of her precious objects. This last madness brings back Mary, her daughter whom she has not seen for 20 years, to stop the sale and unveil reasons behind her mother’s eccentric decision.

  • Sat 19th Oct 9:30PM
  • Sun 20th Oct 8:30PM

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APOLLO 11 and HAIL SATAN? - 2 FILMS 1 PRICE
APOLLO 11

APOLLO 11 (G)

Archival footage, much previously unreleased

93 mins. USA 2019. Dir: Todd Douglas Miller

Crafted from a newly discovered trove of 16 mm footage, 70 mm footage and more than 11,000 hours of uncatalogued audio recordings, Apollo 11 takes us straight to the heart of NASA’s most celebrated mission - the one that first put men on the moon and made Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin into household names forever.

  • Sat 26th Oct 7:00PM
  • Sun 27th Oct 6:00PM
HAIL SATAN?

HAIL SATAN? (M)

Jex Blackmore, Chalice Blythe, Nicholas Crowe

95 mins. USA 2019. Dir: Penny Lane

With unprecedented access ‘Hail Satan?’ traces the rise of the Satanic Temple: only six years old and already one of the most controversial religious movements in American history. The Temple and its enigmatic leader Lucien Greaves are calling for a Satanic revolution to save the nations soul. But are they for real?

  • Sat 26th Oct 9:00PM
  • Sun 27th Oct 8:00PM
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