Sessions: Thu 22 November - Wed 28 November
George Street 02 9273 7300
505-525 George Street
Sydney, NSW, 2000
A Star is Born (M) 136 mins

Thu Fri Sat Mon Tue 10:00AM, 12:45PM, 6:10PM

Sun 10:00AM, 12:45PM, 6:30PM

Wed 10:15AM, 1:00PM

Bohemian Rhapsody (M) 134 mins

Thu Fri Mon Tue 10:15AM, 1:00PM, 3:30PM, 6:30PM, 9:00PM

Sat 10:20AM, 1:00PM, 3:30PM, 6:30PM, 9:00PM

Sun 1:15PM, 3:30PM, 6:10PM, 9:15PM

Wed 10:00AM, 12:45PM, 3:45PM, 6:30PM, 9:00PM

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (M) 134 mins No Free Tickets

Thu Fri Mon Tue 10:30AM, 12:00PM, 1:15PM, 4:00PM, 5:30PM, 6:50PM, 8:20PM, 9:20PM

Sat 10:30AM, 12:10PM, 1:15PM, 4:00PM, 5:30PM, 6:50PM, 8:20PM, 9:20PM

Sun 10:10AM, 12:15PM, 1:00PM, 3:45PM, 5:30PM, 6:50PM, 8:20PM, 9:00PM

Wed 10:30AM, 12:00PM, 1:15PM, 4:10PM, 6:00PM, 8:45PM, 9:30PM

Robin Hood (M) 116 mins

Thu Fri Sat Mon Tue 3:45PM

Sun 4:00PM

Wed 3:30PM

Second Act (M) 104 mins No Free Tickets

Wed 7:00PM

The Grinch (G) 90 mins No Free Tickets

Sat 10:10AM, 3:00PM

Sun 10:15AM, 3:00PM

Widows (MA15+) 129 mins

Thu Fri Mon Tue 2:45PM, 9:40PM

Sat Sun 9:40PM

Wed 2:45PM, 9:15PM

Bohemian Rhapsody (M) 134 mins

Wed 9:30PM

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (M) 134 mins No Free Tickets

Thu 11:15AM, 12:15PM, 2:15PM, 3:15PM, 5:30PM, 8:30PM, 9:20PM

Fri 10:00AM, 12:15PM, 2:15PM, 3:15PM, 5:30PM, 6:20PM, 8:30PM, 9:20PM

Sat 10:45AM, 12:15PM, 3:15PM, 5:00PM, 6:15PM, 8:00PM, 9:15PM

Sun 11:15AM, 12:15PM, 2:15PM, 3:15PM, 6:20PM, 9:00PM, 9:30PM

Mon 10:30AM, 12:15PM, 2:15PM, 3:15PM, 5:30PM, 6:20PM, 8:30PM, 9:20PM

Tue 11:15AM, 12:15PM, 2:15PM, 3:10PM, 5:30PM, 8:30PM, 9:20PM

Wed 9:50AM, 12:00PM, 12:50PM, 3:00PM, 3:50PM, 9:15PM

Halloween (MA15+) 106 mins

Fri 9:50AM

JFF - Oh Lucy! オー・ルーシー! (UNCL 15+) 96 mins

Sun 6:30PM

JFF - The Third Murder 三度目の殺人 (UNCL 15+) 124 mins

Thu 7:00PM

Second Act (M) 104 mins No Free Tickets

Wed 7:00PM

The Grinch (G) 90 mins No Free Tickets

Sat Sun 10:00AM

The Nutcracker and the Four Realms (PG) 99 mins

Mon Tue 10:00AM

Winda - Falls Around Her (UNCL 15+) 79 mins

Thu 7:00PM

Traditional Sessions
A Cool Fish 无名之辈 (M) 109 mins

Thu Fri 4:50PM, 9:30PM

Sat 9:40PM

Sun 7:00PM

Mon 5:00PM, 9:30PM

Tue Wed 10:30AM, 5:00PM, 9:30PM

A Star is Born (M) 136 mins

Thu 10:00AM, 1:00PM, 3:10PM, 8:30PM

Fri 10:00AM, 12:50PM, 8:30PM

Sat 10:30AM, 12:50PM, 9:15PM

Sun 12:50PM, 6:00PM, 9:30PM

Mon Tue 10:00AM, 1:00PM, 4:00PM, 9:00PM

Wed 1:00PM, 4:00PM, 9:00PM

Bohemian Rhapsody (M) 134 mins

Thu 10:30AM, 12:50PM, 3:45PM, 6:45PM, 9:15PM

Fri Mon 11:15AM, 12:50PM, 3:45PM, 6:45PM, 9:15PM

Sat 10:00AM, 12:50PM, 3:45PM, 6:45PM, 9:15PM

Sun 10:30AM, 3:45PM, 6:45PM, 9:15PM

Tue 10:30AM, 12:50PM, 3:45PM, 6:30PM, 9:00PM

Wed 10:30AM, 12:50PM, 3:45PM, 6:45PM

Boy Erased (MA15+) 115 mins No Free Tickets

Thu Mon Tue Wed 10:15AM

Fri 3:20PM

Burn the Stage - The Movie (G) 84 mins

Thu Fri Mon Tue Wed 3:30PM

Sat 10:45AM

Sun 5:00PM, 9:30PM

Everybody's Talking About Jamie (CTC) 165 mins No Free Tickets

Sat Mon 6:00PM

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (M) 134 mins No Free Tickets

Thu Fri Sun Mon Tue 7:30PM

Wed 6:30PM, 7:30PM, 8:20PM

Halloween (MA15+) 106 mins

Thu 3:20PM

Sun 10:30AM

Mon 3:00PM

Tue Wed 3:30PM

HW Classic - Roman Holiday (PG) 95 mins

Mon 10:30AM

JFF - Call Boy 娼年 (UNCL 18+) 119 mins

Thu 8:30PM

JFF - Chihayafuru Musubi ちはやふる 結び (UNCL G) 128 mins

Thu 6:00PM

Sat 11:00AM

JFF - Color Me True 今夜、ロマンス劇場で (UNCL G) 108 mins

Sat 8:30PM

JFF - DESTINY: The Tale of Kamakura DESTINY鎌倉ものがたり (UNCL 15+) 129 mins

Sun 4:10PM

JFF - Goodbye, Grandpa! おじいちゃん、死んじゃったって。 (UNCL 15+) 104 mins

Sat 6:30PM

JFF - Killing 斬、 (UNCL 18+) 80 mins

Sat 8:45PM

JFF - Love at Least 生きてるだけで、愛。 (UNCL 15+) 109 mins

Sun 4:00PM

JFF - MIXED DOUBLES ミックス。 (UNCL 15+) 119 mins

Sun 1:30PM

JFF - One Cut of the Dead カメラを止めるな! (UNCL 15+) 96 mins

Sat 6:30PM

JFF - Rainbow Days 虹色デイズ (UNCL 15+) 109 mins

Sun 11:30AM

JFF - The 8 Year Engagement 8年越しの花嫁 奇跡の実話 (UNCL 15+) 119 mins

Fri 6:00PM

JFF - The Blood of Wolves 孤狼の血 (UNCL 18+) 126 mins

Fri 8:45PM

JFF - The Crimes That Bind 祈りの幕が下りる時 (UNCL 15+) 119 mins

Sat 1:30PM

JFF - The Travelling Cat Chronicles 旅猫リポート (UNCL 15+) 118 mins

Sun 1:45PM

JFF - We Make Antiques! 嘘八百 (UNCL 15+) 105 mins

Sat 4:00PM

JFF - Wilderness あゝ 荒野 (UNCL 18+) 324 mins

Sat 12:30PM

JFF - Yakiniku Dragon 焼肉ドラゴン (UNCL 15+) 126 mins

Fri 8:30PM

Last Letter 你好,之华 (PG) 113 mins

Thu Sat 10:00AM

Fri 3:40PM

Sun 9:30PM

Mon Tue Wed 10:30AM

Pokemon the Movie: The Power of Us (G) 113 mins

Sun 1:00PM

Tue 7:00PM

Robin Hood (M) 116 mins

Thu 10:10AM, 1:30PM, 4:00PM, 6:45PM, 9:40PM

Fri Sat Sun 1:30PM, 4:00PM, 6:45PM, 9:40PM

Mon 10:00AM, 1:30PM, 4:00PM, 6:45PM, 9:40PM

Tue 10:15AM, 1:30PM, 4:00PM, 6:15PM, 9:40PM

Wed 10:00AM, 1:30PM, 4:00PM, 6:30PM, 9:40PM

The Children Act (M) 105 mins

Thu 10:30AM, 1:00PM, 6:00PM

Fri 10:00AM, 12:50PM, 6:00PM

Sat 10:00AM, 12:30PM, 9:15PM

Sun 10:00AM, 12:20PM, 7:00PM

Mon Tue 10:00AM, 1:00PM, 7:00PM

Wed 10:30AM, 1:00PM, 7:00PM

The Girl in the Spider's Web (MA15+) 115 mins No Free Tickets

Thu 12:30PM

Fri 1:00PM

Sun 9:15PM

Mon 1:15PM, 9:15PM

Tue Wed 1:15PM, 9:30PM

The Nutcracker and the Four Realms (PG) 99 mins

Thu 10:00AM, 12:15PM, 2:30PM, 4:00PM, 6:30PM

Fri 10:00AM, 12:15PM, 2:30PM, 6:20PM

Sat 10:00AM, 12:15PM, 2:30PM, 7:20PM

Sun 10:00AM, 12:15PM, 2:30PM, 6:30PM

Mon Tue 12:30PM, 2:40PM, 4:00PM, 6:30PM

Wed 12:30PM, 2:40PM, 4:00PM, 6:00PM

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo 2018 (E) 90 mins

Sat Sun 3:00PM

Wed 10:30AM

Venom (M) 112 mins

Thu 12:45PM, 9:30PM

Fri 12:40PM

Sat Sun 4:50PM

Mon 12:30PM, 9:30PM

Tue Wed 1:00PM, 9:30PM

Widows (MA15+) 129 mins

Thu Mon Tue Wed 10:00AM, 12:50PM, 3:45PM, 6:40PM, 9:00PM

Fri Sat 10:00AM, 3:45PM, 6:40PM, 9:30PM

Sun 10:00AM, 3:45PM, 6:40PM, 9:00PM

Winda - Angelique's Isle (UNCL 15+) 90 mins

Fri 7:30PM

Winda - For the Love of Country (UNCL 18+) 73 mins

Sun 12:00PM

Winda - Home Sweet Home (UNCL 15+) 79 mins

Sat 3:00PM

Winda - Love Bound (UNCL 15+) 86 mins

Fri 3:00PM

Winda - Maliglutit (UNCL 18+) 94 mins

Fri 5:30PM

Winda - Taking the Reins (UNCL G) 57 mins

Sun 2:00PM

Winda - The Last King (UNCL 18+) 95 mins

Sat 7:00PM

Winda - Thick Skinned (UNCL 15+) 100 mins

Sat 1:00PM

Winda - Tia & Piujuq (UNCL G) 86 mins

Fri 1:00PM

Winda - Toyon Kyyl (UNCL G) 80 mins

Sun 4:00PM

Winda - Wińaypacha (UNCL G) 87 mins

Sat 5:00PM

Film Synopsis
Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (M)
The second of five all new adventures in J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World™. At the end of the first film, the powerful Dark wizard Gellert Grindelwald was captured by MACUSA (Magical Congress of the United States of America), with the help of Newt Scamander. But, making good on his threat, Grindelwald escaped custody and has set about gathering followers, most unsuspecting of his true agenda: to raise pure-blood wizards up to rule over all non-magical beings.
Bohemian Rhapsody (M)
Bohemian Rhapsody is a foot-stomping celebration of Queen, their music & their extraordinary lead singer Freddie Mercury, who defied stereotypes & shattered convention to become one of the most beloved entertainers on the planet. The film traces the meteoric rise of the band through their iconic songs & revolutionary sound, their near implosion as Mercury’s lifestyle spins out of control, & their triumphant reunion on the eve of Live Aid.
The Nutcracker and the Four Realms (PG)
A young girl is transported into a magical world of gingerbread soldiers and an army of mice.
Robin Hood (M)
A war-hardened Crusader and his Moorish commander mount an audacious revolt against the corrupt English crown in a thrilling action-adventure packed with gritty battlefield exploits, mind-blowing fight choreography, and a timeless romance.
Widows (MA15+)
Set in contemporary Chicago, amidst a time of turmoil, four women with nothing in common except a debt left behind by their dead husbands' criminal activities, take fate into their own hands, and conspire to forge a future on their own terms.
A Star is Born (M)
A musician helps a young singer and actress find fame, even as age and alcoholism send his own career into a downward spiral.
The Children Act (M)
As her marriage crumbles, a judge must decide a case involving a teenage boy who is refusing a blood transfusion on religious principle.
The Girl in the Spider's Web (MA15+)
Lisbeth Salander, the cult figure & title character of the acclaimed Millennium book series created by Stieg Larsson, will return to the screen in The Girl In The Spider’s Web, a first-time adaptation of the recent global bestseller. Golden Globe winner Claire Foy, the star of “The Crown,” will play the outcast vigilante defender under the direction of Fede Alvarez, the director of 2016’s breakout thriller Don’t Breathe.
The Grinch (G)
A grumpy Grinch plots to ruin Christmas for the village of Whoville.
Boy Erased (MA15+)
The son of a Baptist preacher is forced to participate in a church-supported gay conversion program.
Halloween (MA15+)
*2018* Laurie Strode comes to her final confrontation with Michael Myers, the masked figure who has haunted her since she narrowly escaped his killing spree on Halloween night four decades ago.
The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo 2018 (E)
The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo celebrates 100 years of the RAF with colourful performers joining the event from across the globe.
Venom (M)
When Eddie Brock acquires the powers of a symbiote, he will have to release his alter-ego "Venom" to save his life.
Burn the Stage - The Movie (G)
**Korean with English subtitles** In the film, the biggest boyband today go on tour and speak candidly in never-before-seen interviews, giving fans an unprecedented glimpse into their lives and an opportunity for everyone to celebrate together in movie theatres worldwide.
Pokemon the Movie: The Power of Us (G)
Second Act (M)
A big box store worker reinvents her life and her life-story and shows Madison Avenue what street smarts can do.
A Cool Fish 无名之辈 (M)
A low-end robber, a roguish security guard, a potty-mouthed but disable hellcat, and a group of nobodies, their life paths start intersecting one day because of a lost gun and a heist, which leads to a series of comical accidents.
Last Letter 你好,之华 (PG)
After the passing of her sister, Yuan Zhilan attends a class reunion in place of her, and reunites with her high school sweetheart, whom she starts communicating through letters.
HW Classic - Roman Holiday (PG)
**HOLLYWOOD CLASSICS** A bored and sheltered princess escapes her guardians and falls in love with an American newsman in Rome.
Everybody's Talking About Jamie (CTC)
Inspired by a true story, Everybody’s Talking About Jamie is the new award-winning five-star hit musical for today.
JFF - Chihayafuru Musubi ちはやふる 結び (UNCL G)
Chihaya and her friends are in their final year of high school, which means they have one last chance to win the national karuta championships, a fast-paced and physically demanding card game based on classic poetry. Just because they’re busy training for the games, they’re not excused from real life. Like other teens, they have to deal with homework, exams, friendships and the occasional heartbreak. In Japanese with English subtitles.
JFF - MIXED DOUBLES ミックス。 (UNCL 15+)
After a childhood spent rigorously training for table tennis, Tamako is free to live a normal life. She graduates from school, joins the workforce and finds “marriage-material boyfriend”, Ejima, the hottest table tennis player in Japan, who doesn’t know her past. But romance is a game that Tamako hasn’t mastered and Ejima ends up cheating on her. What’s an ex-table tennis prodigy to do? Easy! Assemble her own team destroy Ejima at the national championships. In Japanese with English subtitles.
JFF - The Third Murder 三度目の殺人 (UNCL 15+)
The Third Murder is Cannes award-winning filmmaker Kore-eda’s first foray into the crime genre. The result is a subtle yet powerfully moving psychological thriller which follows Shigemori, a lawyer struggling to find the truth in a deceptively straightforward murder-robbery case involving factory worker Misumi. Misumi freely admits his guilt, but as Shigemori deepens his investigation, he begins to doubt whether Misumi is as guilty as he claims. In Japanese with English subtitles.
JFF - Oh Lucy! オー・ルーシー! (UNCL 15+)
Emotionally unfulfilled and stuck in a meaningless life, Setsuko enrols in an unorthodox English class that requires her to wear a blonde wig and take on an alter ego named “Lucy.” The new identity awakens something dormant in her and she quickly develops romantic feelings for her American teacher, John. When John suddenly disappears, Setsuko travels all the way to California to chase after the only aspiration she’s ever had in life. In English and Japanese with English subtitles.
JFF - The Crimes That Bind 祈りの幕が下りる時 (UNCL 15+)
A woman from Shiga prefecture, near Kyoto, is found strangled to death in a Tokyo apartment belonging to a labourer named Mutsuo Koshikawa. However, police hit a brick wall when they fail to find any links between the victim and presumed suspect. Enter Kyoichiro Kaga, an unconventional detective called on to solve the mysterious case. In Japanese with English subtitles.
JFF - Color Me True 今夜、ロマンス劇場で (UNCL G)
Through a strange twist of fate, Miyuki bursts forth from the silver screen and joins bewildered Kenji in his world filled with colour—and she’s feistier off screen!
JFF - The Blood of Wolves 孤狼の血 (UNCL 18+)
Detective Ogami (Koji Yakusho) is an old school cop notorious for cutting deals with yakuza to solve cases. His partner, rookie cop Hioka, has his reservations—an elite grad from the Police Academy, he’s a straight arrow who would rather arrest gangsters than befriend them. As Hioka gets dragged from one yakuza lair to another, he realises that Ogami is deftly navigating a complex ecosystem that could explode into a full-blown turf war at any time. In Japanese with English subtitles.
JFF - One Cut of the Dead カメラを止めるな! (UNCL 15+)
It all starts in an abandoned warehouse where a film crew are shooting a low budget zombie film. Before recording a decent scene, real zombies descend on set and wreak bloody chaos! This may sound like a clichéd genre film, but ONE CUT OF THE DEAD is something completely different. Rated 100% on Rotten Tomatoes. In Japanese with English subtitles.
JFF - We Make Antiques! 嘘八百 (UNCL 15+)
Antique dealer Norio has seen the worst, from badly-made fakes to cleverly fabricated provenance. Some may call him an opportunist, but he’s just a man trying to make an honest living in the shady world of antiques. When he meets a talented ceramicist named Sasuke, it occurs to him that combining their skills can lead to greater things. Maybe, just maybe, they can pull of the greatest swindle in the world of Japanese antiques. In Japanese with English subtitles.
JFF - The Travelling Cat Chronicles 旅猫リポート (UNCL 15+)
Aloof & often cynical, Nana used to live the rough life of a stray cat. After an almost fatal accident, he is rescued by a kind-hearted young man, Satoru. Nana starts living with his new cat servant, but the good times don’t last & they must find a new home for him. They travel around Japan to find a new home for Nana, reconnecting with Satoru’s old friends & learning about his past along the way. Adapted from Hiro Arikawa’s international best-selling novel. In Japanese with English subtitles.
JFF - Rainbow Days 虹色デイズ (UNCL 15+)
Discover the charms of Japanese high school life in this perfect mix of daydreams, reality and coming of age drama. RAINBOW DAYS follows the lives of four high school friends—Natchan, the hopeless romantic; Mattsun, the narcissistic playboy; Tsuyopon, the studious otaku; and Kei-chan, the cheerful one with questionable hobbies. Homeworks and exams aside, they’re determined to live the best years of their lives. In Japanese with English subtitles.
JFF - Love at Least 生きてるだけで、愛。 (UNCL 15+)
We all have days when just getting out of bed is difficult. But for Yasuko every day is a challenge. Due to her mental illness & hypersomnia, simple things seem impossible. Added to the mix is an indifferent boyfriend & an ex-girlfriend with plans to win him back. Far from a melodramatic romance, Kosai Sekine’s stylish debut feature captures the nuances of love, for oneself and for others. 26th Raindance Film Festival - Nominated for Best International Film. In Japanese with English subtitles.
Winda - Falls Around Her (UNCL 15+)
Mary Birchbark, an internationally famous First Nations musician who returns to her home community to recharge and reevaluate her life, only to find that her fame is not so easily left behind.
JFF - Yakiniku Dragon 焼肉ドラゴン (UNCL 15+)
"From their ramshackle yakiniku restaurant, a Korean family endure the battles of their migrant experience in 1970s Japan. The industrious and resilient spirit of immigrant parents, the romantic rivalry and companionship of three sisters, and the struggle of their bullied younger brother, tells a complex story of intolerance and identity in postwar Japan. In Japanese with English subtitles.
JFF - The 8 Year Engagement 8年越しの花嫁 奇跡の実話 (UNCL 15+)
This beautiful love story starts when Mai and Hisashi (Takeru Sato) meet at a gokon (group blind date). Polar opposites, Mai is bubbly and headstrong, while Hisashi is quiet and considerate. But opposites do attract—they naturally fall in love and eventually get engaged. However, Mai is suddenly struck down with a rare disease that sends her into a coma. Despite her slim chances of survival, Hisashi refuses to leave her side. In Japanese with English subtitles.
JFF - DESTINY: The Tale of Kamakura DESTINY鎌倉ものがたり (UNCL 15+)
Set in an alternate universe, the ancient capital of Kamakura is a vibrant town where fantastical creatures live alongside humans. Akiko is a cheerful publishing assistant who moves to Kamakura after marrying mystery writer Masakazu. She’s surprised by the unusual town but enjoys the new curiosities surrounding her. However, just as she was beginning to settle in, a trifling incident sweeps her spirit into the underworld! In Japanese with English subtitles.
JFF - Call Boy 娼年 (UNCL 18+)
Ryo spends his days skipping classes, bartending part-time, and occasionally sleeping with customers. His mundane life takes an unexpected turn when Shizuka, a mysterious customer, asks him to join her high class escort service. While the premise sounds dark, don’t take it too seriously because director Miura sure doesn’t. The result is a poignant and humorous, sometimes cheeky, drama that uses eroticism to challenge social perceptions and mock convention. In Japanese with English subtitles.
JFF - Killing 斬、 (UNCL 18+)
Young Tsuzuki is a skilled swordsman but a hesitant samurai. Born during the downfall of the samurai class, he’s never had the chance to prove himself in battle. One day, a wandering ronin named Sawamura visits the village and invites Tsuzuki to fight with him in Edo, where a civil war is brewing. Tsuzuki grabs the opportunity, but he comes to realise that he would have to wield his sword before their journey even begins. In Japanese with English subtitles.
JFF - Goodbye, Grandpa! おじいちゃん、死んじゃったって。 (UNCL 15+)
Yoshiko Haruno is in the middle of making love when she gets a phone call announcing her grandfather’s death. The Haruno family are quick to reunite and start preparing for the funeral before anyone has the chance to shed a tear, but Yoshiko is disturbed by their indifference, as if they’ve been expecting Grandpa to pass away; as well as the fact that she was busy enjoying life while Grandpa was dying. But death is, after all, inevitable. In Japanese with English subtitles.
JFF - Wilderness あゝ 荒野 (UNCL 18+)
It’s 2021 in Tokyo and Japan is plagued with youth unemployment, skyrocketing suicide numbers and a rotten social welfare system. Tokyo is breaking down and Shinji, a hot-headed delinquent, and Kenji, a stuttering barber, are in the thick of it all. Struggling to find their place in society, they find solace and brotherhood in the boxing ring, despite their contrasting personalities. In Japanese with English subtitles. intermission included in run time.
Winda - The Last King (UNCL 18+)
Norway is ravaged by civil war, and the prince Haakon Haakonsson is born in secrecy. A boy half the kingdom is out to kill, and whom two men have to protect with their own lives. The Last King is the story of the escape which changed the history of Norway forever.
Winda - For the Love of Country (UNCL 18+)
FILMS INCLUDE: UNDISCOVERED COUNTRY, NIMINJARRA SONGLINE, MARRIMARRIGUN, YULUBIDYI (UNTIL THE END), TWO GIANTS STORY, BRADD AGAINST THE ODDS, IDA’S DREAMING PLACE. A selection of Australian short films by Indigenous people about connection to country and the journey of belonging | Duration: 80 minutes | Please allow additional time for formal welcome and Q&A if film makers are in attendance. This screening is sponsored by National Indigenous Television (NITV).
Winda - Taking the Reins (UNCL G)
FILMS INCLUDE: FAST HORSE, NEVER STOP RIDING , IN THE VALLEY OF THE HORSES. This selection of short films by Indigenous people centres around their relationship with nature. | Durations: 90 minutes | Please allow additional time for formal welcome and Q&A if film makers are in attendance.
Winda - Home Sweet Home (UNCL 15+)
FILMS INCLUDE: JACK RABBIT, MUD (HASHTLISHNII), IGLU: ANGIRRAQ HOUSE: HOME, HOOGHAN. Home Sweet Home (international shorts) is a selection of short films created by Indigenous people from around the world exploring contemporary definitions of home and country. | Duration: 79 minutes | Please allow additional time for formal welcome and Q&A if film makers are in attendance.
Winda - Wińaypacha (UNCL G)
This is the story of Willka and Phaxsi, an elderly couple of more than eighty years of age living abandoned in a remote part of the Andes of Peru, more than five thousand metres high. They face the misery and the inclement passage of time, praying to their gods so that finally their only son arrives to rescue them.
Winda - Love Bound (UNCL 15+)
Films include: Laka, Ward One, 440, The Protectors, Spin Out, Don’t Call Me Beautiful. This selection of Australian short films by Indigenous people tell us the story of strength and healing in the spirit of love and resilience. Duration: 91 minutes | Please allow additional time for formal welcome and Q&A if filmmakers are in attendance.
Winda - Tia & Piujuq (UNCL G)
This session features Tia & Piujuq, Tia, a young Syrian girl new to Montreal, longs for friends when she accidentally discovers a magic portal. Through this portal she meets Piujuq, an equally bored and lonely Inuk girl who introduces Tia to her world. Accompanying this feature film is short film, Owl Story which is part of Indigenous Community Television (ICTV) ‘Our Bedtime Stories' for children delivered in Indigenous languages.
Winda - Maliglutit (UNCL 18+)
Nunavut, circa 1913. Kuanana returns from a caribou hunt to discover his wife and daughter kidnapped, and the rest of his family slaughtered. His father’s spirit helper, the loon Kallulik, sets him on course to overturn fate and reunite his family.
Winda - Angelique's Isle (UNCL 15+)
Angelique Mott (Julia Jones) and her husband Charlie Mott (Charlie Carrick) find themselves abandoned on an uninhabited island after being hired by the corrupt copper hunter Cyrus Mendenhall (Aden Young). Angelique must heed her shaman grandmother’s (Tantoo Cardinal) messages in order to survive the harsh winter, as Charlie succumbs to the power of the Windigo, the cannibal spirit.
Winda - Thick Skinned (UNCL 15+)
Films Include: THE FOREIGN BODY, RAWAAH, FANGIRL, TAMA, TAONGA, ARA MARUMARU, SOLAS DATTER (DAUGHTER OF THE SUN), MOA ME LE PINKO (CHICKEN AND BINGO), NIEIDDAŠ JA GUOLLECIK?A (GIRL WITH A FISH NECK-LACE). This collection of international short films by Indigenous people has been curated to show strength in the face of adversity | Duration: 88 minutes | Please allow additional time for formal welcome and Q&A if film makers are in attendance.
Winda - Toyon Kyyl (UNCL G)
1930’s Yakutia, Russia’s north-east, an elderly couple live in a forest tending to cows, hunting & fishing. During winter, an eagle flies into their garden & the couple don’t drive it away because eagles are sacred. Through winter they feed the bird so it doesn’t attack their cattle & they grow accustomed to the routine. On Christmas day the eagle makes its way into the house & occupies the honorary place in the home. From then on, the couple & the bird start their life together in one house.