Thu 21 November - Wed 27 November
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Charlie's Angels (M) 118 mins No Free Tickets
Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed 10:30AM, 1:10PM, 6:40PM
Terminator: Dark Fate (MA15+) 128 mins
Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed 3:50PM, 9:15PM
Ford v Ferrari (M) 152 mins No Free Tickets
Sat Sun 2:30PM, 8:30PM
Mon Tue 8:40PM
Wed 8:20PM
Last Christmas (PG) 103 mins No Free Tickets
Sat Sun 1:50PM
Charlie's Angels (M) 118 mins No Free Tickets
Wed 5:00PM
Sat Sun 6:25PM, 9:40PM
Mon Tue 5:45PM, 9:40PM
Joker (MA15+) 122 mins
Sat Sun Mon Tue 5:00PM
Ford v Ferrari (M) 152 mins
Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed 10:10AM, 12:00PM, 3:10PM, 6:15PM, 9:20PM
Last Christmas (PG) 103 mins
Mon 12:40PM, 1:30PM, 6:30PM
Sat Sun Tue Wed 11:00AM, 1:30PM, 6:30PM
Charlie's Angels (M) 118 mins
Sat Sun 12:30PM, 4:00PM, 9:00PM
Mon 10:00AM (BYB), 4:00PM, 6:00PM, 9:00PM
Tue Wed 12:30PM, 4:00PM, 6:00PM, 9:00PM
Knives Out (M) 130 mins
Sat Sun 6:00PM
Joker (MA15+) 122 mins
Sat Sun Tue Wed 10:00AM, 1:10PM, 3:50PM, 6:45PM, 9:30PM
Mon 11:00AM, 1:10PM, 3:50PM, 6:45PM, 9:30PM
Terminator: Dark Fate (MA15+) 128 mins
Mon Tue Wed 8:30PM
Stephen King's Doctor Sleep (MA15+) 152 mins
Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed 3:00PM
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood - Bonus Content (MA15+) 171 mins
Sat Sun 8:40PM
Ford v Ferrari (M) 152 mins No Free Tickets
Sat 11:45AM (ATMOS), 3:20PM (ATMOS), 6:30PM (ATMOS)
Sun 11:40AM (ATMOS), 3:00PM (ATMOS), 6:30PM (ATMOS)
Tue Wed 12:00PM (ATMOS), 3:20PM (ATMOS), 6:30PM (ATMOS)
Mon 11:30AM (ATMOS), 3:00PM (ATMOS)
Charlie's Angels (M) 118 mins No Free Tickets
Sat 3:00PM (ATMOS)
Sun 3:50PM (ATMOS), 8:45PM (ATMOS)
Mon 3:30PM (ATMOS), 9:40PM (ATMOS)
Tue Wed 3:15PM (ATMOS), 8:45PM (ATMOS)
Joker (MA15+) 122 mins
Sat 12:45PM (ATMOS), 5:45PM (ATMOS), 9:40PM (ATMOS)
Mon 12:40PM (ATMOS), 6:50PM (ATMOS), 9:30PM (ATMOS)
Tue Wed 12:40PM (ATMOS), 6:00PM (ATMOS), 9:40PM (ATMOS)
Sun 1:10PM (ATMOS), 9:40PM (ATMOS)
Terminator: Dark Fate (MA15+) 128 mins
Mon Tue Wed 10:00AM (ATMOS)
Better Days 《少年的你》 (M) 135 mins No Free Tickets
Sat Sun 10:00AM (ENG SUBS,Mandarin)
JFF - A Girl Missing (UNCL 15+) 100 mins
Sun 6:30PM (Japanese)
JFF - Fly Me to the Saitama (UNCL G) 107 mins
Sat 8:45PM (Japanese)
Ford v Ferrari (M) 152 mins No Free Tickets
Sun 8:40PM (CC)
Mon 6:00PM
Wed 10:30AM
Last Christmas (PG) 103 mins No Free Tickets
Sat 10:30AM (CC), 7:20PM
Sun 10:00AM (CC), 7:20PM
Mon 1:45PM (CC), 4:15PM (CC), 6:45PM (CC), 9:15PM (CC)
Tue 11:00AM (CC), 1:30PM (CC), 4:00PM (CC), 6:30PM (CC), 9:00PM (CC)
Wed 1:30PM (CC), 4:00PM (CC), 6:30PM (CC), 9:30PM
Charlie's Angels (M) 118 mins No Free Tickets
Mon 11:00AM (BYB), 6:45PM
Wed 10:45AM (BYB), 6:45PM
Sat 6:10PM
Sun 6:40PM
Tue 6:45PM
21 Bridges (MA15+) 99 mins
Sat 12:30PM, 3:20PM, 8:40PM
Sun 5:00PM, 7:20PM, 9:40PM
Mon Tue Wed 12:20PM, 2:40PM, 7:20PM, 9:40PM
Fisherman's Friends (M) 111 mins
Sat 10:00AM, 12:30PM
Sun 11:30AM, 4:10PM
Mon Tue 10:00AM, 12:50PM, 3:30PM
Wed 10:00AM, 1:05PM, 3:30PM
Knives Out (M) 130 mins No Free Tickets
Sat 3:45PM
Sun 1:00PM, 8:15PM
Joker (MA15+) 122 mins
Sun 6:00PM (CC)
Mon Tue Wed 10:00AM (CC), 3:50PM (CC)
Terminator: Dark Fate (MA15+) 128 mins
Sat 8:20PM (CC)
Mon Tue 3:45PM, 6:40PM, 9:30PM
Wed 3:50PM, 6:40PM, 9:30PM
Countdown (M) 90 mins
Sat Sun 9:40PM
Mon 9:00PM
Tue Wed 6:40PM, 8:50PM
Stephen King's Doctor Sleep (MA15+) 152 mins
Sat 3:00PM
Mon Tue Wed 12:40PM (CC), 3:30PM
The Addams Family (PG) 87 mins No Free Tickets
Sat 10:30AM
One Piece: Stampede (Japanese version) (PG) 101 mins
Sat 5:10PM (Alt Cont,ENG SUBS,Japanese)
Sun 6:00PM (Alt Cont,ENG SUBS,Japanese)
Mon Tue Wed 10:00AM (Alt Cont,ENG SUBS,Japanese), 5:00PM (Alt Cont,ENG SUBS,Japanese)
Farming (MA15+) 107 mins
Wed 10:50AM, 1:30PM, 9:00PM
Sat 10:30AM, 2:50PM
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Mon 10:30AM, 1:00PM, 9:15PM
Tue 10:30AM, 1:00PM, 6:20PM, 8:45PM
Better Days 《少年的你》 (M) 135 mins No Free Tickets
Sun 12:20PM (ENG SUBS,Mandarin), 8:50PM (ENG SUBS,Mandarin)
Sat 8:50PM (ENG SUBS,Mandarin)
Mon Tue Wed 12:30PM (ENG SUBS,Mandarin), 9:30PM (ENG SUBS,Mandarin)
Playing with Fire (PG) 96 mins No Free Tickets
Sun 2:00PM
Bilched (MA15+) 97 mins
Sat 1:15PM (Alt Cont)
Sun 3:50PM (Alt Cont)
Star Trek II - The Wrath of Khan (PG) 113 mins
Mon 6:30PM
Suzi Q (M) 100 mins
Sun 6:30PM (Alt Cont), 9:20PM (LOOP,Alt Cont)
Sat 6:30PM (Alt Cont)
Everybody's Everything (UNCL 18+) 114 mins
Wed 7:00PM (Alt Cont)
JFF - And Your Bird Can Sing (UNCL 15+) 106 mins
Sat 3:45PM (Japanese)
JFF - My Father The Bride (UNCL G) 100 mins
Sun 3:30PM (Japanese)
JFF - SAINT ☆ YOUNG MEN 2nd Century (UNCL G) 54 mins
Sat 1:15PM (Japanese)
JFF - Sea of Revival (UNCL 15+) 110 mins
Sat 6:00PM (Japanese)
JFF - JK Rock (UNCL G) 92 mins
Sun 3:45PM (Japanese)
JFF - Ride Your Wave (UNCL G) 94 mins
Sun 1:40PM (Japanese)
JFF - NOISE (UNCL 15+) 124 mins
Sat 9:00PM (Japanese)
JFF - Detective Conan: The Fist of Blue Sapphire (UNCL G) 110 mins
Sat 1:30PM (Japanese)
JFF - Little Love Song (UNCL 15+) 123 mins
Sun 10:30AM (Japanese)
WINDA - International Shorts (UNCL 15+) 62 mins
Sat 12:00PM
WINDA - Ushui La Luna Y El Trueno (UNCL 15+) 72 mins
Sat 2:00PM
WINDA - Nipawistamasowin: We Will Stand Up (UNCL 15+) 98 mins
Sat 3:30PM
WINDA - Australian Shorts (UNCL 15+) 70 mins
Sat 5:30PM
WINDA - Sgaawaay Kluna: Edge of Knife (UNCL 15+) 101 mins
Sat 7:00PM
WINDA - Kylyk Khomus: Cursed Harp (UNCL 15+) 80 mins
Sat 9:00PM
WINDA - Bush Shorts (UNCL 15+) 55 mins
Sun 12:00PM
WINDA - Not Just Numbers (UNCL 15+) 53 mins
Sun 1:30PM
WINDA - Restless River (UNCL 15+) 99 mins
Sun 3:00PM
JFF - Born Bone Born (UNCL 15+) 111 mins
Sat 6:15PM (Japanese)
JFF - Samurai Shifters (UNCL G) 120 mins
Sun 1:25PM (Japanese)
JFF - My Dad is a Heel Wrestler (UNCL G) 111 mins
Sat 11:00AM (Japanese)
JFF - Brave Father Online - Our Story of FINAL FANTASY XIV (UNCL G) 114 mins
Sun 11:00AM (Japanese)
Ford v Ferrari (M)
Academy Award-winners Matt Damon and Christian Bale star in the remarkable true story of two 20th century mavericks who joined forces and rocked the world. Directed by James Mangold (Logan, Walk The Line), the film chronicles the relationship between visionary American car designer Carroll Shelby (Damon) and the fearless British-born driver Ken Miles (Bale), who together battled corporate interference, the laws of physics, and their own personal demons to build a revolutionary race car for Ford Motor Company and take on the dominating race cars of Enzo Ferrari at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in France in 1966.
Last Christmas (PG)
Kate (Clarke) harumphs around London, a bundle of bad decisions accompanied by the jangle of bells on her shoes, another irritating consequence from her job as an elf in a year-round Christmas shop. Tom (Golding) seems too good to be true when he walks into her life and starts to see through so many of Kate’s barriers. As London transforms into the most wonderful time of the year, nothing should work for these two. But sometimes, you gotta let the snow fall where it may, you gotta listen to your heart … and you gotta have faith.
Charlie's Angels (M)
Elizabeth Banks directs the next generation of Angels – Kristen Stewart, Naomi Scott, and Ella Balinska – working for the mysterious Charles Townsend. Charlie’s Angels have always provided security and investigative skills to private clients, and now the Townsend Agency has expanded internationally, with the smartest, most fearless, most highly trained women all over the globe – multiple teams of Angels guided by multiple Bosleys taking on the toughest jobs across the world. When a young systems engineer blows the whistle on a dangerous technology, these Angels are called into action, putting their lives on the line to protect us all.
21 Bridges (MA15+)
Follows a disgraced detective in the NYPD who is given a shot at redemption. Thrust into a citywide manhunt for a cop killer, he begins to undercover a massive conspiracy that links his fellow cops to a criminal empire and must decide who he is hunting and who is actually hunting him. During the manhunt, Manhattan is completely locked down for the first time in its history - no exit or entry to the island including all 17 bridges.
Fisherman's Friends (M)
A fast-living, cynical London music executive (Danny Mays) heads to a remote Cornish village on a stag weekend where he’s pranked by his boss (Noel Clarke) into trying to sign a group of shanty singing fishermen (led by James Purefoy). He becomes the ultimate ‘fish out of water’ as he struggles to gain the respect or enthusiasm of the unlikely boy band and their families (including Tuppence Middleton) who value friendship and community over fame and fortune. As he’s drawn deeper into the traditional way of life he’s forced to re-evaluate his own integrity and ultimately question what success really means.
Knives Out (M)
Acclaimed writer and director Rian Johnson (Brick, Looper, The Last Jedi) pays tribute to mystery mastermind Agatha Christie in KNIVES OUT, a fun, modern-day murder mystery where everyone is a suspect. When renowned crime novelist Harlan Thrombey (Christopher Plummer) is found dead at his estate just after his 85th birthday, the inquisitive and debonair Detective Benoit Blanc (Daniel Craig) is mysteriously enlisted to investigate. From Harlan’s dysfunctional family to his devoted staff, Blanc sifts through a web of red herrings and self-serving lies to uncover the truth behind Harlan’s untimely death. KNIVES OUT is a witty and stylish whodunit guaranteed to keep audiences guessing until the very end.
Joker (MA15+)
A failed stand-up comedian is driven insane and becomes a psychopathic murderer.
Terminator: Dark Fate (MA15+)
Returning to the original premise of the first two TERMINATOR films, where an unstoppable killing machine relentlessly pursues an unsuspecting human target in our contemporary world, TERMINATOR DARK FATE picks up where T2 left off. With the return of the franchise creator James Cameron and its two iconic stars, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Linda Hamilton, this ultimate big-screen spectacle features new characters, intense action and cutting-edge special visual effects – all from the visionary director of DEADPOOL, Tim Miller.
Countdown (M)
In COUNTDOWN, when a young nurse downloads an app that claims to predict exactly when a person is going to die, it tells her she only has three days to live. With time ticking away and a mysterious figure haunting her, she must find a way to save her life before time runs out.
Stephen King's Doctor Sleep (MA15+)
Years following the events of "The Shining", an now-adult Dan Torrence meets a young girl with similar powers as his and tries to protect her from a cult known as The True Knots who prey on children with powers to remain immortal.
The Addams Family (PG)
Get ready to snap your fingers! The Addams Family is back on the big screen in the first animated comedy about this creepy and kooky clan. You may think your family is weird but the outlandish, bizarre, and completely iconic Addams Family, will have you thinking again.
One Piece: Stampede (Japanese version) (PG)
Follow the strawhats as they get invited to the large event known as pirate expo! All-star pirates are gathered in the pirate expo, the marines decide to interfere, what conspires in this event? A One-Piece spin-off movie.
Farming (MA15+)
Based on the incredible autobiographical story of writer-director Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, FARMING follows a young Nigerian boy as he is drawn into the warped world of a racist skinhead gang in 1980’s England. Enitan is a young boy ‘farmed out’ by his parents to a white British family in the hope of giving him a better future. Caught between two worlds and belonging to neither, Enitan’s search for love and acceptance is exploited by the adults in his life, leading him to join the local skinhead gang that run the streets and made his life miserable. Winner of Best British Feature Film at the 2019 Edinburgh International Film Festival, FARMING is an important, powerful film not to be missed.
Better Days 《少年的你》 (M)
Produced by the magnificent team that bagged seven Golden Horse Awards nominations for Soul Mate, Better Days is the fruit of the reunion of Golden Horse Best Director nominee Derek Tsang and Best Actress Zhou Dongyu, and the addition of Jackson Yee from boy band TFBoys. Aspiring to enter the national top-most school as a way out of poverty, straight-A student Chen Nian (Zhou Dongyu) finds herself entangled in a deadly accident involving her classmate and subsequent excruciation. In her darkest hours, Nian finds an unlikely ally in orphaned street youth Bei (Jackson Yee), and the two damaged souls form a unique bond. But as they graduate into the more complicated adult world, the innocent promise they once made to each other may no longer suffice to lead them out of the dark.
Playing with Fire (PG)
A crew of rugged fighters meet their match when attempting to rescue three rambunctious kids.
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood - Bonus Content (MA15+)
**BONUS CONTENT** Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood visits 1969 Los Angeles, where everything is changing, as TV star Rick Dalton (Leonardo DiCaprio) and his longtime stunt double Cliff Booth (Brad Pitt) make their way around an industry they hardly recognize anymore. The ninth film from the writer-director features a large ensemble cast and multiple storylines in a tribute to the final moments of Hollywood’s golden age.
Bilched (MA15+)
Bilched (slang) noun – a life-changing adventure that defies logic. BILCHED is an Australian teen comedy centred around HSC finals and graduation with a strong connection for Year 11/ 12s and university students. Written by and starring Hal Cumpston, the film was written immediately following his own schoolies week and shot 12 months later. Following BILCHED, Hal secured a lead role in the reboot of Walking Dead (currently in production) and is likely to be the next Australian Hollywood superstar, so don’t miss his first masterpiece – BILCHED.
Star Trek II - The Wrath of Khan (PG)
James T. Kirk and Capt. Spock monitor trainees at Starfleet Academy. Two of Kirk's officers are captured by Khan (Ricardo Montalban), an enemy Kirk thought he'd never see again. Once more, Kirk takes the Enterprise's helm, where he meets Khan's ship in an intergalactic showdown.
Suzi Q (M)
Everybody's Everything (UNCL 18+)
Creating a unique mix of punk, emo and trap, Lil Peep was set to bring a new musical genre to the mainstream when he died of a drug overdose at just 21 years old. From the streets of Los Angeles to studios in London and sold-out tours in Russia, the artist born Gustav Ahr touched countless lives through his words, his sound and his very being. Executive produced by Terrence Malick, Everybody’s Everything is an intimate, humanistic portrait that seeks to understand an artist who attempted to be all things to all people.
JFF - A Girl Missing (UNCL 15+)
Diligent home care nurse Ichiko is a fixture of her client’s family life: nursing the ailing grandmother and warmly supporting the granddaughters. After a seemingly normal day, the youngest granddaughter fails to return home and vanishes without a trace. Ichiko’s devastation deepens when she learns her own nephew was arrested for the crime. However, Ichiko is convinced by the victim’s older sister to keep it secret and attempts to maintain her respectable identity while her world steadily begins to crumble. Director Koji Fukuda and actress Mariko Tsutsui return after Cannes award-winning Harmonium in this consuming, slow-burn portrait of demise.
JFF - Fly Me to the Saitama (UNCL G)
In a reality where people from neighbouring prefectures are persecuted for entering Tokyo without a visa, Rei Asami (GACKT) a transfer student and secret Saitama revolutionist, is on a mission to abolish the laws perpetrated against residents of Saitama. Upon entering his new high school, Rei becomes the new favourite among his elite Tokyo classmates, much to the dismay of Momomi Dannoura (Fumi Nikaido), son of the governor of Tokyo and student council president. It isn’t long before Momomi finds out about Rei’s secret, and in an unexpected turn of events, Momomi flips from anger to supporting Rei in his quest for equality.
JFF - And Your Bird Can Sing (UNCL 15+)
When enigmatic Sachiko forms a “no-drama” relationship with her slacker bookstore colleague and meets his unemployed roommate, Shizuo (Shota Sometani, Himizu), the three young adults’ lives become intimately entangled. Wasting away evenings together drinking, burning through cash, playing billiards and clubbing ‘til sunrise, a muted magnetism grows between Sachiko and Shizuo. Committing only to living in the moment, the trio drift around Hakodate—knowing, but never mentioning, that summer will eventually end. Atmospheric and authentic, Sho Miyake’s second feature film delivers superb performances, sensitivity and melancholic charm.
JFF - My Father The Bride (UNCL G)
Returning home for her mother’s second memorial service was never going to be easy for Tohka. Needless to say, she’s confused and in shock when greeted by her father wearing her mother’s dress. At the family dinner table, he introduces his new fiancé: the local handyman. While everyone else is delighted with her dad’s decisions, Tohka simply can’t accept her dad becoming her mum. Infused with a quirky pop sensibility, the heart-warming appeal of home cooking, and the simplicity of everyday life, 28-year-old female director Momoko Fukada perfectly captures the meaning of family.
JFF - SAINT ☆ YOUNG MEN 2nd Century (UNCL G)
Based on a popular manga, SAINT☆YOUNG MEN 2nd Century imagines a world where Jesus Christ (Kenichi Matsuyama: Death Note) and Gautama Buddha (Shota Sometani: Himizu) take a vacation on earth and become roommates in an apartment in Tokyo. Hilarity ensues as they attempt to hide their identities and partake in all that modern Japanese society has to offer, including cosplay in the otaku mecca that is Akihabara!
JFF - Sea of Revival (UNCL 15+)
Ikou is a 40-year-old punter living with his kind-hearted partner Ayumi and her angsty teenage daughter from a former relationship. When Ayumi’s father is diagnosed with stage IV cancer, the trio decides to relocate to her small coastal hometown in Miyagi to provide support. They finally have an opportunity for a fresh start, but their struggles follow them. When a shocking death brings Ikou to the attention of the police, the pressure drags him deeper into the underworld of his illegal sports gambling addiction.
JFF - JK Rock (UNCL G)
On the cusp of fame, the rock band the JoKers mysteriously splits up. One year later, vocalist Jyo Kodukai has debuted in the U.S., while guitarist Jyo Kaieda is a miserable, entitled, handsome university student with only a purple sports car to show for his former glory days. When begged by an eccentric rock café owner to mentor the new all-girl high-schooler rock band Drop Doll, Jyo Kaieda begrudgingly starts training the rookie rockers. As they master their sound, the girls start to love playing together⁠—and their passion for rock is simply infectious!
JFF - Ride Your Wave (UNCL G)
Surf’s up every day for free-spirited Hinako after she moves to the seaside! When her apartment block catches ablaze and courageous firefighter Minato comes to the rescue, sparks of romance fly and soon the two are blissfully catching waves together and singing to the sunset. Their happiness is cut tragically short when Minato runs into trouble while rescuing a stranger at the beach, leaving Hinako heartbroken, singing their song and clinging to precious memories. The sun-drenched and vivid spectacle of Masaaki Yuasa’s animation shines in this imaginative and heartfelt story of bravery and love.
JFF - NOISE (UNCL 15+)
A playground for anime, gaming and idol subcultures, Akihabara is also home to a shady underbelly riddled with exploitation and isolation out of tourists’ view. Eight years after the Akihabara massacre, the ripple effects of trauma manifest in the lives of three young adults: Misa, whose mother was killed in the incident, is an underground idol and JK masseuse; Rie, who secretly dropped out of school to hang with the wrong crowd; and Ken, dragged into debt by his own mother, with a festering violent streak waiting to unleash.
JFF - Detective Conan: The Fist of Blue Sapphire (UNCL G)
When Conan’s friends travel to Singapore, he’s forced to stay back in Japan because he doesn’t have a passport. But there’s no rest for this detective, as he’s transported to Singapore against his will by his nemesis, the charismatic thief Kaitō Kid. The two begrudgingly agree to a temporary truce and soon find themselves embroiled in a case involving a martial arts tournament and a mysterious blue sapphire. When Kaitō Kid is framed for stealing the blue sapphire and women are turning up dead, suddenly Conan’s lack of a passport is the least of his problems!
JFF - Little Love Song (UNCL 15+)
An Okinawan high school band is on the precipice of getting their big break in Tokyo when one of the members is tragically killed in a hit-and-run accident. The band dissolves, political tensions on the island rise and grief-stricken loved ones are left behind, until one day Mai Fukumura uncovers a never-before-heard song by the deceased band member. The band gets back together to play it, allowing his spirit to live on through the melody. Inspired by the songs of MONGOL800, this coming of age film will make you believe in the power of music.
WINDA - International Shorts (UNCL 15+)
OUR PLACE IN THE WORLD: Whether on the journey as a young person to find where you fit in, fighting the colonial structures, or fighting yourself, we all need to find our place in the world.
WINDA - Ushui La Luna Y El Trueno (UNCL 15+)
The Wiwa of the Sierra Nevada ready their cameras. Today their message is spread by the Saga, a group of women whose mission is to care for and protect nature’s seeds.
WINDA - Nipawistamasowin: We Will Stand Up (UNCL 15+)
On August 9, 2016, a young Cree man named Colten Boushie died from a gunshot to the back of his head after entering Gerald Stanley’s rural property with his friends. The jury’s subsequent acquittal of Stanley captured international attention, raising questions about racism embedded within Canada’s legal system and propelling Colten’s family to national and international stages in their pursuit of justice.
WINDA - Australian Shorts (UNCL 15+)
BOUNDED BY SEA: A collection of Australian shorts that talk to generational stories of owning the decisions that you make.
WINDA - Sgaawaay Kluna: Edge of Knife (UNCL 15+)
In a 19th-century summer, two large families gather for their annual fishing retreat on the far-removed island of Haida Gwaii. Adiits'ii, a charming nobleman, accidentally causes the death of his best friend Kwa's son and hastens into the wilderness. Adiits'ii is tormented by what he has done and spirals into insanity, becoming Gaagiixid, a supernatural being crazed by hunger. He unexpectedly survives the winter, and at next year's gathering, the families try to convert Gaagiixid back to Adiitst'ii.
WINDA - Kylyk Khomus: Cursed Harp (UNCL 15+)
When a new teacher comes to town, her world is quickly turned upside down when her sister's child arrives on her doorstep after an accident. The Teacher meets the local fix-it-man and he shows her around the community. On visiting his dad's museum, Sardaana is drawn to playing a haunted Khomus, releasing a creature. Once released, strange things begin to happen.
WINDA - Bush Shorts (UNCL 15+)
A collection of films made in remote parts of our community, supported by ICTV who offer a snapshot of films from their awards this year. From student films to emerging filmmakers to storytellers in media organisations, we traverse around Australia.
WINDA - Not Just Numbers (UNCL 15+)
Not Just Numbers is an inspirational journey of a group of Indigenous Australian women to stop family violence in their communities. They are fighting to be seen, not just counted.
WINDA - Restless River (UNCL 15+)
Kuujjuaq, Nunavik 1940s. Navigating the social norms of the colonizers and the reality of her own family situation, the young Inuk Elsa draws courage from her land to become a woman as strong and independent as the restless river that cuts across it.
JFF - Born Bone Born (UNCL 15+)
Four years after Emiko’s death, her family reunite for an Okinawan funerary ritual known as a senkotsu (bone washing) ceremony. Since her death, her husband has become an alcoholic, her son is having marital woes, and her daughter is heavily pregnant and single. Nothing has been easy for this family, and now they are forced to deal with each other’s problems, as well as their own. Born Bone Born is beautifully strange and universally human, taking a melancholic story and spinning it into a light-hearted, comedic drama about how family will always be there for you—even if they have to be dragged, kicking and screaming.
JFF - Samurai Shifters (UNCL G)
Socially awkward Katagiri Harunosuke (Gen Hoshino) is a samurai bookworm who is stuck between a rock and the entire samurai clan. Threatened with harakiri, he is forced to take charge of a large-scale mission to relocate his whole town across the water and over 500 kilometres away. Thankfully Oran Itakura (Mitsuki Takahata), daughter of the former relocation chief understands the difficulties ahead and offers to help the pitiful Katagiri. Now with the assistance of Oran and a very tight budget to work with, Katagiri must come up with ingenious ways to fund the move and persuade fellow civilians to pack light—including a decluttering approach Marie Kondo would adore.
JFF - My Dad is a Heel Wrestler (UNCL G)
Takashi Omura’s career as a professional wrestling champion takes a hard knock when his dramatic final move, the Fly High Slam, results in a knee injury. Ten years later, he hasn’t told his son, Shota, about his new persona as a heel wrestler—the despicable Cockroach (Gokiburi) Mask. Their relationship is strained when Shota uncovers his father’s secret, but opportunity calls when Takashi gets a second chance at the Z1 Climax tournament. Will Takashi overcome his injuries and regain the respect of his son?
JFF - Brave Father Online - Our Story of FINAL FANTASY XIV (UNCL G)
Legend:
ATMOS - Dolby Atmos - Best cinema sound, Japanese - Japanese, CC - Closed Caption, BYB - Bring Your Baby, ENG SUBS - English Subtitles, Mandarin - Mandarin, LOOP - Hearing Aid Loop, Alt Cont - Alternate Content