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27 Jun 2024 Cinema

WINHANGANHA

WINHANGANHA is a lyrical journey of archival footage and sound, poetry and original composition, told through the lens of acclaimed Wiradjuri artist, Jazz Money.

29 Jun 2024 Cinema

My Neighbor Totoro

Rightfully considered one of the greatest animations of all time, My Neighbor Totoro follows the story of two young girls, Satsuki and Mei, who discover that they share this home with some rather unusual creatures.

29 Jun 2024 Cinema

The Fall Guy

Sydney, and the Opera House itself, provides the show-stopping backdrop to this action-packed blockbuster, starring Oscar nominees Ryan Gosling (Barbie, La La Land, Drive) and Emily Blunt (Oppenheimer, A Quiet Place films, Sicario). Directed by former stuntman David Leitch (Bullet Train).

30 Jun 2024 Cinema

Babe

This quintessential Australian classic follows the story of a piglet Babe who narrowly escapes his fate as Christmas dinner. After befriending motherly border collie Fly (Miriam Margolyes), he discovers that he too can herd sheep.

Sunburnt Screens An Australian Film Odyssey

27 Jun 2024 Cinema

Birdeater + Director Introduction

A bride-to-be is invited to join her own fiancé’s bachelor party on a remote property in the Australian outback. Uncomfortable details about their relationship are exposed and the celebration soon becomes a feral nightmare.

29 Jun 2024 Cinema

The Man from Hong Kong

Brian Trenchard-Smith’s The Man from Hong Kong finds Inspector Fang Sing Leng (Jimmy Wang Yu) flown into Sydney to assist the local authorities in busting an international criminal racket.

29 Jun 2024 Cinema

Ten Canoes

Direct from its Sydney Film Festival premiere, Rolf de Heer and Peter Djiggir’s cautionary tale of forbidden love is screening in a stunning new 4K restoration. The first Australian feature filmed entirely in Indigenous languages tells the story of an older man, Minygululu, who realises his younger brother, Dayindi, may try to steal away his third and youngest wife.

30 Jun 2024 Cinema

The Empty Beach

This powerful ‘beach noir’ film based on the novel by Peter Corris is screening in the World Premiere of it's 4K restoration. Set in Sydney in the 80s, this film tells the story of private investigator Cliff Hardy (Brown) who follows the trail of a missing husband and soon becomes entangled in murder, drug addiction, gangsters, fraud and a shootout on Bondi Beach. 

 

30 Jun 2024 Cinema

Two Hands

A beloved Sydney-set 90s crime classic, Two Hands is notable for its breakout performances from stars Heath Ledger and Rose Byrne.

30 Jun 2024 Cinema

The Last Days of Chez Nous + Director Q&A

Gillian Armstrong’s (My Brilliant Career) acclaimed Australian drama explores love, trust and betrayal. Modern matriarch Beth (Harrow) is doing her best to raise daughter Annie (Otto) whilst enjoy the best of an easy-going marriage to Frenchman JP (Ganz).