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Thursday, 17 December 2020

Akira, the crown jewel of anime and science fiction, returns to cinemas with fully remastered visuals and remixed audio. In the far-flung future, Shotaro Kaneda and his motorcycle gang tear through Neo Tokyo, a city divided by growing tensions. But when caught in an accident, Kaneda’s friend Tetsuo Shima discovers a secret government project and receives psychic abilities beyond his control. Directed by Katsuhiro Otomo, originally released 1988. Japanese language, English subtitles.

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Thursday, 14 January 2021

Oscar winner Kate Winslet and Oscar nominee Saoirse Ronan give powerhouse performances in this highly-anticipated second feature from acclaimed writer/director Francis Lee (Gods Own Country) - a searing period romance and reimagined biopic of paleontology pioneer Mary Anning and her relationship with a woman trapped in a stifling marriage. In 1800s England, acclaimed but unrecognised fossil hunter Mary Anning (Winslet) works alone on the rugged Southern coastline. With the days of her famed discoveries behind her, she now searches for common fossils to sell to tourists to support herself and her ailing mother. When a wealthy visitor entrusts Mary with the care of his wife Charlotte Murchison (Ronan), she cannot afford to turn his offer down. Proud and relentlessly passionate about her work, Mary initially clashes with her unwelcome guest. But despite the distance between their social class and personalities, an intense bond begins to develop.

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Thursday, 11 February 2021

From director Thomas Vinterberg (The Hunt, Far From The Madding Crowd) comes an acclaimed comedy-drama that took the London and San Sebastian International Film Festrivals by storm. There is an obscure philosophical theory that humans should have been born with a small amount of alcohol in our blood; that modest inebriation opens our minds to the world around us, diminishing problems and increasing creativity. Intrigued, Martin (Mads Mikkelsen) and three of his friends, all weary high school teachers, embark on a risky experiment to maintain a constant level of intoxication throughout the workday. Initial results are positive, but as the units are knocked back and stakes are raised, it becomes increasingly clear that some bold acts carry severe consequences. Danish, Swedish language, English subtitles.

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Saturday, 19 December 2020

Fifty unseen masterpieces - unveiled for the first time. SECRET IMPRESSIONISTS tells the story of the art revolution at the core of the Impressionist movement, through an exploration of fifty legendary paintings - hidden treasures previously inaccessible to the general public, now on display in Rome for the very first time. How did the Impressionists view the world? How was their work received? How did they go from being rejected by critics and the public to becoming, in just a few short years, some of the best loved works of art in the world? Featuring the Rome exhibition’s head curators, and compelling analyses made by experts, historians and artists SECRET IMPRESSIONISTS will illuminate the Impressionist movement and uncover hidden gems of Monet, Degas, Renoir, Manet, Cézanne, and many other genius artists whose work has lived on long after their deaths.

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Thursday, 25 February 2021

Renowned director Roger Mitchell (My Cousin Rachel, Notting Hill) has assembled an all star-cast including Susan Sarandon (Thelma & Louise) Sam Neill (Palm Beach) Kate Winslet (The Reader), Mia Wasikowska (Alice in Wonderland), Rainn Wilson (TV’s The Office, Juno) and Lindsay Duncan (Birdman) in a moving remake of Danish hit Silent Heart. Lily (Sarandon) is terminally ill. Having considered her remaining options, and with the support of her husband Paul (Neill), she has decided to end her life on her own terms. When Lily and Paul summon their loved ones to their country house for one final gathering, the couple is planning a loving weekend complete with holiday traditions. But the mood becomes strained when unresolved issues surface between Lily and her daughters, Jennifer and Anna, threatening to derail what was intended to be a peaceful collective farewell.

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Thursday, 17 December 2020

After the success performances from homegrown artists based overseas, including Nick Cave and Kylie Minogue, Driift is thrilled announce that the first Australian produced premium livestream will be coming to you from the UNESCO World Heritage Listed Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne, with none other than Courtney Barnett. Given the global pandemic, the demand for high quality worldwide streaming events is growing exponentially. Earlier this month, the UK Driift team produced and broadcast two online events simultaneously, streamed across four separate time zones seeing Kylie Minogue and Niall Horan sell a combined 150,000+ tickets, with viewers from 151 countries. Setting the tone as the first of the Australian-produced events, Courtney Barnett will perform a global livestream on Thursday 17th December, available across multiple time zones for audiences around the world, as well as some very special screenings at select cinemas across Australia on the same day. The performance is the first full-band show she will have performed since the sold-out Corner Hotel bushfire fundraising gigs in early January.

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Thursday, 17 December 2020

In the Julien Temple-directed CROCK OF GOLD: A FEW ROUNDS WITH SHANE MACGOWAN, front-man of beloved band The Pogues takes centre stage. An insight into the life and times of Irish punk poet MacGowan, Temple (an accomplished filmmaker, documentarian and video-clip director) combines unseen archival material, family home movies and new interviews to create a fascinating portrait of one of the music greats of our time. We meet a man responsible for combining the energies of traditional Irish music and punk rock, achieving icon status while also facing the demands and demons that come from sudden international fame.

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Friday, 25 December 2020

Nova exclusive! Winner of multiple awards from film festivals around the globe, Lucio Castro's critically acclaimed film is a sensual drama of possibilities and resolutions set in the Spanish city of Barcelona. Ocho (Juan Berberini) is a poet from New York on holiday in Barcelona. Renting a homestay apartment in the centre of the bustling city, he spies Javi (Ramon Pujol) from his balcony. Eventually meeting, the two share an intimate night before parting ways. Sensing a connection, Ocho is delighted when Javi contacts him again with an invitation to tour the city. Getting to know one another over wine and cheese (ahh, Spain...), Javi drops a bombshell: the two of them have met before. A swoon-worthy romance that recalls Andrew Haigh's Weekend, Francis Lee's God's Own Country and Luca Guadagnino's similarly Euro-centric Call Me By Your Name, END OF THE CENTURY will take your breath away with it's stunning setting, memorable soundtrack, moving performances and romantic serving of the eternal question: What If? Spanish/Catalan language, English subtitles.

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Friday, 25 December 2020

Already considered a frontrunner in the 2020 awards season, Florian Zeller directs a screenplay by Oscar winner Christopher Hampton (Dangerous Liaisons, Atonement) based on the filmmaker's acclaimed play. Starring Anthony Hopkins, Olivia Colman, Imogen Poots, Olivia Williams, Mark Gatiss and Rufus Sewell, THE FATHER introduces us to Anthony (Hopkins) - an independently-minded firebrand unaware that he is gradually losing his grip on reality. Supported by his loving family, Zeller's film breathtakingly depicts the jarring shifts in Anthony's day-to-day life. "Hopkins is stunning!" (Variety), "Sharp and teasingly diabolical" (Hollywood Reporter), "Entrancingly different - Brought to life by brilliant performances and some very impressive sleight-of-hand" (Indiewire), "Anthony Hopkins and Olivia Colmnan are astonishing" (Awards Watch).

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Thursday, 27 May 2021

The new film from Wes Anderson, THE FRENCH DISPATCH brings to life a collection of stories from the final issue of an American magazine published in a fictional 20th-century French city. Starring Benicio del Toro, Adrien Brody, Tilda Swinton, Léa Seydoux, Frances McDormand, Timothée Chalamet, Lyna Khoudri, Jeffrey Wright, Mathieu Amalric, Stephen Park, Bill Murray and Owen Wilson, this is one of the year's most anticipated releases.

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Thursday, 10 December 2020

Western Australia, 1897. To escape a harsh existence and return home, a young Afghan cameleer partners with a mysterious bushman in posession of two 400oz Crown-marked gold bars. Together the unlikely pair must outwit a zealous police sergeant and his troopers in a race to reach a secret furnace - the one place where they can safely reset the bars to remove the mark of the Crown. An unlikely hero’s tale set in a stunning part of outback Australia, navigating greed and the search for identity in a new land, THE FURNACE illuminates the forgotten history of Australia’s ‘Ghan' cameleers, predominantly Muslim and Sikh men from India, Afghanistan and Persia, who opened up the Nation’s desert interior, thereby forming unique bonds with local Aboriginal people. Starring David Wenham, Erik Thomson, Baykali Ganambarr, Osamah Sami, Jay Ryan and Ahmad Malek, written and directed by Roderick MacKay.

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Thursday, 03 December 2020

Limited Event Screenings! Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of The Godfather: Part III, director/screenwriter Francis Ford Coppola brings a definitive new edit and restoration of the final film in his epic Godfather trilogy—Mario Puzo’s THE GODFATHER, Coda: The Death of Michael Corleone. Michael Corleone (Al Pacino), now in his 60s, seeks to free his family from crime and find a suitable successor to his empire. That successor could be fiery Vincent (Andy Garcia)... but he may also be the spark that turns Michael's hope of business legitimacy into an inferno of mob violence. The film’s meticulously restored picture and sound, under the supervision of American Zoetrope and Paramount Pictures, includes a new beginning and ending, as well as changes to scenes, shots, and music cues. The resulting project reflects author Mario Puzo and Coppola’s original intentions of The Godfather: Part III, and delivers, in the words of Coppola, “a more appropriate conclusion to The Godfather and The Godfather: Part II.” Co-starring Diane Keaton, Joe Mantegna, Bridget Fonda, Sofia Coppola and Talia Shire.

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Thursday, 28 January 2021

After fighting in the First World War as a sniper, Travis (Simon Baker), now a policeman in the vast empty spaces of Northern Australia, loses control of an operation that results in the massacre of an Indigenous tribe. When his superiors insist on burying the truth, Travis leaves in disgust, only to be forced back twelve years later to hunt down Baywara (Sean Mununggurr), an Aboriginal warrior whose attacks on new settlers are causing havoc. When Travis, now a bounty hunter, recruits as his tracker the young mission-raised Gutjuk (Jacob Junior Nayinggul), the only known survivor of the carnage, memories threaten to resurface and turn the white man from hunter into the hunted. Set in the 1930s, director Stephen Johnson's HIGH GROUND is inspired by true events. A frontier western about colonial violence and misunderstandings that deeply resonates in today’s Australia, the film explores the nature of loyalty and the ability to distinguish freely between right and wrong, in opposition to the dogmas of the age in which you live. Co-starring Ryan Corr, Callan Mulvey and Jack Thompson.

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Saturday, 26 December 2020

Directed by Martin Provost (The Midwife), the perennially ageless Juliette Binoche stars in this French romp set in the ‘60s as a woman who finds herself in debt following her husband’s death, and - thanks to a nationwide women’s liberation movement - suddenly questioning everything. Morally-upright Paulette (Binoche) runs a housekeeping school for French girls, teaching them how to be good wives. When her husband Robert dies unexpectedly and her financial state is revealed, Paulette finds herself embarking on a surprising adventure that will take her through the fires of rekindled love, questioning of beliefs and personal transformation. French language, English subtitles.

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Thursday, 03 December 2020

Nick Cave. Alexandra Palace. A piano. There’s not much more that needs to be said about IDIOT PRAYER, the concert film shot in June 2020 at the iconic London venue. Stalwart of Aussie music and modern troubadour Cave takes to the stage to play songs from his long and storied back catalogue. Shot by cinematographer Robbie Ryan, the concert was captured in one take with two cameras - and is the third and final in a Cave trilogy led by 20,000 Days On Earth (2014) and One More Time With Feeling (2016). IDIOT PRAYER is the “luminous and heartfelt climax”, not to be missed by fans of the alt rocker.

Thursday, 03 December 2020

An intimate family drama set against the backdrop of rural France, IN THE NAME OF THE LAND is the debut feature from Édouard Bergeon – and inspired by his own life, made as a tribute to his parents. Pierre (Guillaume Canet, La Belle Époque) returns from Wyoming to the rural Mayenne region of France to take over his family farm. Marrying his sweetheart and building his own family, life is good – until it isn’t. A film that depicts the highs and lows of agricultural life and the ties that bind family and land – for better or worse – IN THE NAME OF THE LAND is a powerful and unyielding story of resilience and isolation. 2020 CÉSAR AWARDS NOMINEE – Best Debut Film, Best Male Newcomer. WINNER – 2019 ANGOULÊME FILM FESTIVAL – Best Actor. French language, English subtitles.

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Sunday, 06 December 2020

The Opioid Epidemic is destroying America. Legendary director Lloyd Kaufman celebrates his 50th year making movies, by taking on Big Pharma, addiction and the intolerance of social media in #SHAKESPEARESSHITSTORM. This irreverent musical adaptation of “The Tempest” is ripe with bawdy couplets, Hieronymus Boschian images of excess and unrefined iambic pentameter.

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Friday, 04 December 2020

Set in 1999, Mandy (Angela Bettis), a nurse at a hospital in Arkansas, is a drug addict and an abettor in a black market organ-trafficking scheme. During a double shift, Mandy's cousin Regina (Chloe Farnsworth) mishandles a kidney delivery, and chaos ensues as Mandy and Regina frantically attempt to secure a replacement organ before their buyers take matters into their own hands.

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Friday, 04 December 2020

After her boyfriend is murdered by the gangsters whose diamonds he stole, a girl (Barri Murphy,) is protected by two FBI agents (Gregory Scott Cummins & William Hubbard Knight) who plan to keep her from sharing the same fate. Directed by stuntman extraordinaire John Stewart and featuring the wholesale destruction of large parts of Waco, Texas, this lovingly restored adrenaline-fuelled heart-stopper also stars ‘80s genre heroes Ross Hagen, Cameron Mitchell, Hoke Howell and William Smith.

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Wednesday, 09 December 2020

A ruthless businesswoman is abducting young women as part of a gruesome bio-hacking experiment to reverse the aging process. When Mia goes to investigate, she finds herself trapped, branded and tortured in an underground medical facility.

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Wednesday, 09 December 2020

On a secluded farm, a man is slowly dying. Bedridden and fighting through his final breaths, his wife is slowly succumbing to overwhelming grief. To help their mother and say goodbye to their father, siblings Louise (Marin Ireland) and Michael (Michael Abbott Jr.) return to their family farm. It doesn’t take long for them to see that something’s wrong with their mother, though—something more than her heavy sorrow. Gradually, as their own grief mounts, Louise and Michael begin suffering from a darkness similar to their mother’s, marked by waking nightmares and a growing sense that something evil is taking over their family.

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Tuesday, 08 December 2020

Eve meets who she thinks is a charming guy in a bar - but things go terribly wrong and she realizes she has come across a psychopath and his accomplice. A life and death chase ensues: until, Eve decides to fight back using the surrounding forest as a weapon against her would-be attackers.

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Thursday, 03 December 2020

After getting a car ride from an unknown man, Lisa wakes up in a tube. On her arm is strapped a bracelet with a countdown. She begins to understand that every 8 minutes, fire burns an occupied section of the tubes. She has no choice but to crawl into safe sections to survive. To know why she’s there and how to get out, Lisa will have to face the memories of her dead daughter…

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Saturday, 05 December 2020

Two years into an intergalactic invasion of earth, survivors are fighting back in a desperate ground war. As casualties mount by the day, the resistance and their unexpected allies uncover a plot that could see the war come to a decisive end. With the alien invaders hell-bent on making Earth their new home, the race is on to save mankind.

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Saturday, 05 December 2020

Siblings Mimi and Luke unwittingly resurrect an ancient alien overlord. Using a magical amulet, they force the monster to obey their childish whims, and accidentally attract a rogue gallery of intergalactic assassins to small-town suburbia.

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Thursday, 10 December 2020

On Christmas Eve, the Ol’ Saint Nick Video Store opens its doors through a haze of second-generation VHS crust to reveal . . . SATAN CLAUS IS COMING TO TOWN! Oozing with blood, ornaments, and a shotgun-wielding Mrs. Claus, this psychotic mixtape was stitched together from dozens of unseen terror-blasts to create a holiday horror compilation from the depths of hell. Stop-motion beasties! Kids possessed by the devil! Many instances of Satan Claus killing people with an axe! This season, listen to your black heart and join us under the fire-breathing mistletoe for SATAN CLAUS IS COMING TO TOWN.

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Monday, 07 December 2020

Monster Fest's Shorts Program #1.

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Monday, 07 December 2020

Monster Fest's Shorts Program #2.

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Tuesday, 08 December 2020

Two New Orleans paramedics' lives are ripped apart after they encounter a series of horrific deaths linked to a designer drug with bizarre, otherworldly effects.

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Sunday, 06 December 2020

DOUBLE FEATURE! What began as a modest Bonus Feature for the Special Edition Blu-ray of THE THEATRE BIZARRE became – when Covid hit – an international Zoom-enabled feature-length documentary on the evolution, challenges and all-time Top 5 greatest anthologies – and segments – in horror. Severin Films chief David Gregory and House Of Psychotic Women author Kier-La Janisse query a global roster of more than 60 horror writers, directors and scholars that include Eli Roth, Joe Dante, Mark Hartley, Mick Garris, Ernest Dickerson, Joko Anwar, Ramsey Campbell, David DeCoteau, Kim Newman, Jovanka Vuckovic, Luigi Cozzi, Tom Savini, Jenn Wexler, Larry Fessenden, Richard Stanley, Brian Trenchard-Smith, Brian Yuzna, Gary Sherman, Rebekah McKendry and Peter Strickland in a candid discussion of the very best portmanteaus in fright film/TV history. AND On its 35th Anniversary and restored in 2K, Monster Fest is pleased to present NIGHT TRAIN TO TERROR for the very first-time on the big screen in Australia! Aboard a fast moving train bound for Hell, God and Satan decide the fates of three unfortunate mortals. In Harry, a fiendish killer keeps the horribly mutilated body parts of his countless victims in a diabolical tourture chamber. In Gretta, a young woman, obsessed with death, takes part in an unspeakable ritual of Russian roulette. Finally in Claire, a young woman and a middle aged Holocaust survivor are terrorized by the son of Satan!

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Sunday, 06 December 2020

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Saturday, 05 December 2020

Joel, a caustic 1980s film critic for a national horror magazine, finds himself unwittingly trapped in a self-help group for serial killers. With no other choice, Joel attempts to blend in or risk becoming the next victim.

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Thursday, 14 January 2021

Based on the novel by Joanna Smith Rakoff, Margeret Qualley, Sigourney Weaver, Douglas Booth, Theodore Pellerin and Colm Feore star in a delightful workplace comedy directed by Phillippe Falardeau. College graduate Joanna (Qualley) starts a new chapter of her life by moving in New York City and breaking up with her boyfrend. Getting a job at a respected yet idiosyncratic literary agency, Joanna becomes the personal assistant to the fastidious Margaret (Weaver). Charged with the responsibility of destroying all of the fanmail sent to the attention of the agency's star client J.D. Salinger, Joanna recognises a kinship between the author's fans and her own desire for literary success. When the author of Catcher In The Rye announces he wishes to release a new book, Joanna and the agency are sent into a spin by the reclusive Salinger, initiating a series of events that will change the workplace forever.

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Saturday, 19 December 2020

Ten years in the making, shot on the final night of the smash hit sell out exhibition, this immersive private tour of the LEONARDO DA VINCI’s Louvre masterpieces is a unique opportunity to contemplate the painter's most beautiful works up close. Never before have so many Leonardo da Vinci artworks been in the same place at the same time, and never has your access to their secrets and wonders been closer. This major retrospective devoted to his entire career as a painter shows how Leonardo’s investigation of the world – the “science of painting” as he called it – was the instrument of an art whose supreme ambition was to give life to his works. The insights provided by the exhibition curators during this guided journey offer a brand new understanding of Leonardo’s unparalleled artistic practice. “An excellent, deeply considered exhibition, one at pains to make Leonardo’s life and art read clearly” – The New York Times “Revelatory” ★★★★ – The Times

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Thursday, 28 January 2021

The directorial debut from Japanese-Brazilian filmmaker Edson Oda visualises an audition unlike any other: a test for the coveted role of being born. Oda’s meditative film centres on Will (Winston Duke), whose job it is to determine which souls deserve to be given a chance to experience a life on Earth complete with all its joys and tragedies. While assessing the candidates, Will begins to encounter his own existential challenges, triggered by aspirant Emma (Zazie Beetz). Big in ideas and evocative in cinematography and score, Oda’s film is a glimpse of what may lay inside our own souls. Co-starring Benedict Wong, Tony Hale and Bill Skarsgard.

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Thursday, 01 April 2021

James Bond has left active service and is enjoying a tranquil life in Jamaica, but his peace is short-lived when an old friend from the CIA asks for help. A mission to rescue a kidnapped scientist soon turns out to be far more treacherous than expected, leading Bond to the trail of a mysterious villain armed with dangerous new technology. Daniel Craig is reunited with Léa Seydoux, Ben Whishaw, Naomie Harris, Jeffrey Wright, Rory Kinnear, Christoph Waltz and Ralph Fiennes as “M”. Oscar winner Rami Malek (Bohemian Rhapsody) and Golden Globe nominee Ana de Armas (Knives Out) join the all-star cast of this concluding chapter in the Daniel Craig-led 007 series. Cary Joji Fukunaga (Jane Eyre, True Detective) directs, screenplay by Phoebe Waller-Bridge (Fleabag), Fukunaga, Scott Z. Burns (Contageon) and Neal Purvis & Robert Wade (Skyfall).

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Saturday, 19 December 2020

James McAvoy (X-Men, Atonement) returns to the stage in an inventive new adaptation of Cyrano de Bergerac, filmed live for cinemas from the West End in London. Fierce with a pen and notorious in combat, Cyrano almost has it all - if only he could win the heart of his true love Roxane. There’s just one big problem: he has a nose as huge as his heart. Will a society engulfed by narcissism get the better of Cyrano - or can his mastery of language set Roxane’s world alight? Edmond Rostand’s masterwork is adapted by Martin Crimp, with direction by Jamie Lloyd (Betrayal). This classic play will be brought to life with linguistic ingenuity to celebrate Cyrano’s powerful and resonant resistance against overwhelming odds.

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Thursday, 03 December 2020

Exploring the life and work of legendary neurologist and storyteller Oliver Sacks, he shares intimate details of his battles with drug addiction, homophobia, and a medical establishment that accepted his work only decades after the fact. Sacks was a fearless explorer of unknown mental worlds who helped redefine our understanding of the brain and mind, the diversity of human experience, and our shared humanity. Believing the human brain is the "most incredible thiong in the universe", Oliver Sacks devoted his life to his own disorders and unusual experiences, and spoke to the public in a way that raised awareness like never before. An author of best-selling book and hundreds of articles, his experiences were adapted for the 1990 film Awakenings starring Robin Williams and Robert DeNiro.

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Thursday, 21 January 2021

Evelyne Ducat (Valeria Bruni Tedeschi) has gone missing. Following a snowstorm, her car is found on the road to a rural French plateau where a few isolated farms struggle to survive. While the local gendarmes look for answers, five people, each of them somehow linked to the woman’s disappearance, try desperately to protect their secrets and wonder about the truth. But none of them suspect that the whole story began far from the windswept French highlands, on another continent where the sun beats down and where poverty can drive people to extremes. Dominik Moll (News From Planet Mars) has crafted a sophisticated French thriller about chance, desire, fear, ambition and murder featuring an all-star cast including Denis Menochet, Laure Calamy and Damien Bonnard . French language, English subtitles

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Saturday, 26 December 2020

Documenting the collaboration between world renowned chef Yotam Ottolenghi (Plenty, Simple) and the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, OTTOLENGHI AND THE CAKES OF VERSAILLES follows five visionary pastry makers. A veritable who’s who of the dessert world is assembled – including Dominique Ansel and Dinara Kasko – as they race against the clock to construct a decadent food gala based on the sumptuous exhibit: Visitors to Versailles. An extravagant feast for the senses, exploring the mouth-watering intersection between food, culture, and history. Various languages, some English subtitles

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Thursday, 07 January 2021

Oscar nominee Carey Mulligan (An Education, Far From The Madding Crowd) stars an ‘avenging angel’ in this delicious new take on the revenge thriller. Traumatised by a tragic event in her past, Cassie (Mulligan) leads a secret double life by night, seeking out vengeance against those who cross her path. Now, an unexpected encounter is about to give Cassie a chance to right the wrongs of the past. A hit at Sundance, visionary director Emerald Fennell (Killing Eve) has crafted a boldly provocative debut feature, both thrilling and wildly entertaining. With a strong cast including Bo Burnham, Laverne Cox, Adam Brody and Alison Brie and a career highlight for Mulligan, this fiery #MeToo tale is sure to be one of the year’s most discussed films.

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Thursday, 03 December 2020

At this time we ask that attendees keep their spoons in their pockets and avoid throwing anything in-cinema. The most outrageous cinema experience you’ll ever have, THE ROOM is like no other film you have ever seen. Written by, directed by and starring the enigmatic Tommy Wiseau, this misguided disaster-piece has garnered a massive cult following the word over, leaving audiences stunned and wondering “how can so bad, be so good?” Johnny (Tommy Wiseau) seems to have it all - a beautiful fiancée, Lisa, great friends and a job with a promotion in the works. But Lisa (Juliette Danielle) isn’t who she seems. Manipulative and restless, Lisa sets her sights on Johnny's best friend Mark (Greg Sestero) and they start a torrid affair and Johnny’s perfect world starts to crumble. THE ROOM is an audience interactive event complete with a Room Guide, loud cheering, quoting along lines, yelling at the screen and throwing LOTS of (eco friendly) spoons at the screen. Please note that it is a condition of entry to all sessions of THE ROOM that bags must be presented for inspection if requested.

Thursday, 07 January 2021

From director Nicolas Vanier (Belle & Sebastian) comes the French smash hit based on an incredible true story. Christian (Jean-Paul Rouvel) is a visionary scientist who studies migrating geese. For his teenage son Thomas (Louis Vazquez) the idea of spending a summer holiday alone with his father on a farm in the middle of nowhere, is a nightmare. However, soon father and son begin to bond as they come together on a madcap plan - to save an endangered species of geese. With Christian’s pilot skills and an ultra-light aircraft, they begin preparations for an extraordinary and perilous journey - the pair plan to lead the geese they’ve raised onto new and safer migration routes, guiding them to Norway. Featuring stunning cinematography and some amazing geese, SPREAD YOUR WINGS is a beautiful, timely adventure that the whole family will love. French language, English subtitles

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Wednesday, 09 December 2020

Fleetwood Mac vocalist and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame icon Stevie Nicks brings her legendary music to the big screen. Recorded over two nights during her sold-out 24 Karat Gold Tour, witness a set-list of fan favorites and rare gems from Stevie’s multi-platinum selling catalogue. This big screen event also highlights Stevie’s intimate storytelling abilities with the personal anecdotes behind some of the most famous songs in music history. Widely considered one of the most important female voices in rock music with an unparalleled career, Stevie Nicks has had six Top Ten albums, 8 Grammy nominations and is the first woman to be twice inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – with Fleetwood Mac in 1998 and as a solo artist in 2019. Stevie Nicks 24 Karat Gold The Concert is full of the magic that Stevie Nicks brings to her live performances and is an unforgettable experience that demands to be seen on the big screen!

Thursday, 07 January 2021

Fiercely independent writer Alice (Gemma Arterton - Their Finest) secludes herself in her study: occupied by her work but also profoundly lonely, haunted by a love affair from her past. When spirited young Frank (Lucas Bond), an evacuee from the London Blitz, is dumped into her care, his innocence and wonder awaken Alice’s deeply buried emotions. Alice learns that wounds may be healed, hope and second chances do exist, and any woman must defiantly be who and what she wants. From Britain’s Olivier Award winning writer/director Jessica Swale (Leading Lady Parts), SUMMERLAND inspires with daringly honest and contemporary themes – an emotional journey of womanhood and self-discovery, love and friendship. Co-starring Gugu Mbatha-Raw (Belle, Misbehaviour), Tom Courtenay (The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society), and Penelope Wilton (Best Exotic Marigold Hotel).

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Thursday, 10 December 2020

A cinematic event 30 years in the making! It’s been 30 years since Luciano Pavarotti, José Carreras and Plácido Domingo made their historic debut as The Three Tenors at the ancient baths of Caracalla on the eve of the 1990 Football World Cup Final. Three Tenors: Voices for Eternity celebrates the emotional highlights of that first concert and the sequel in Los Angeles. With brand new interviews and never-before-seen backstage footage, this documentary offers a fascinating insight into the rivalries and friendships of the legendary opera stars from 1990 through to Pavarotti's passing in 2007. English subtitles.

Thursday, 03 December 2020

Causing controversy at 2020's Melbourne International Film Festival and ultimately removed from the programme, Sandra Wollner's science fiction drama introduces us to 'Elli'; an android programmed with the memories of another person. Living in a remote modern home with her owner, Elli grows increasingly confused as the memories remind them of places and events that they never directly experienced. Suddenly removed from the care of it's owner, Elli is soon living the life of a person who died long ago complete with a fresh set of 'memories' - further complicating the robot's motivations and actions. The story of a machine and the ghosts we all carry within us, Wollner's challenging yet profound film will linger in the memory long after the audience has experienced THE TROUBLE WITH BEING BORN. German language, English subtitles. This film may contain subjects troubling for some viewers, please refer to the film's classification information for further details.

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Thursday, 18 February 2021

A documentary about those dedicated to hunting the most elusive of the world’s fungi, THE TRUFFLE HUNTERS follows the Italians whose secret culture of discovering what cannot be cultivated by agriculture has been handed down through generations. With the effects of climate change and deforestation threatening this age-old tradition, Michael Dweck and Gregory Kershaw’s acclaimed documentary is a charming ode to the individuals (and their extremely talented dogs) who undertake one of the most precious food rituals in the world. Italian language, English subtitles

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Thursday, 28 January 2021

Producer-director Sally Ingleton brings us WILD THINGS, a feature doco about unfolding environmental campaigns across Australia. Spending a year on the frontlines with a group of environmental activists that are mobilising against forces more powerful than themselves, this army of eco-warriors are armed only with mobile phones – and will do whatever it takes to save their futures from the ravages of climate change. Standing up against coal mining, fracking and logging, the eco-warriors must contend with the environment’s uneasy equilibrium – often disturbed by the wildest forces of drought, fire, flood – in order to try to make a difference.

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