PGThemes of racial discrimination
Bill Onus was a remarkable man, a gifted orator, an entrepreneur, an entertainer, an expert boomerang thrower and an activist for Aboriginal advancement. But when a 70-year-old silent film with no credits is discovered, the footage suggests that that he may have also been the first ever Aboriginal film director // DOCUMENTARY In English
Amidst a worldwide pandemic that causes sudden amnesia, middle-aged Aris finds himself enrolled in a recovery program designed to help unclaimed patients build new identities. This hugely accomplished, satisfyingly textured first feature is really something special. // COMEDY/DRAMA In Greek with English subtitles.
Legendary 20th Century war poet Siegfried Sassoon's life-long quest for personal salvation through his experiences with family, war, his writing, and destructive relationships goes unresolved, never realizing it can only come from within // BIOGRAPHY/DRAMA In English
When his sister asks him to look after her son, a radio journalist embarks on a cross-country trip with his energetic nephew to show him life away from Los Angeles. A sincere drama about relationships that invites reflection long after the credits have rolled // DRAMA In English
BRAINSTORM: Researchers develop a system wherein they can jump into people's minds. But when people involved bring their personal problems into the equation, it becomes dangerous - perhaps deadly + STRANGE DAYS: A former cop turned street-hustler accidentally uncovers a conspiracy in a cyberpunk Los Angeles, 1999.
MSexual references and coarse language
The hilarious smash-hit French comedy written and directed by, and starring Jérôme Commandeur (Welcome to the Sticks, Ma famille t’adore déjà/My Family Already Adores You). Vincent, a long-time civil servant, refuses to move on from his cushy job for life. When the new local mayor demands cuts to the budget, disgruntled inspector Isabelle (Pascale Arbillot) orchestrates a series of undesirable transfers for Vincent, from the worst corners of France to the North Pole… but will it be enough to finally force him to quit the bureaucratic system that he’s become so accustomed to?
A pragmatic U.S. Marine observes the dehumanizing effects the Vietnam War has on his fellow recruits from their brutal boot camp training to the bloody street fighting in Huế. Kubrick’s return to the war movie genre is a technical knockout, filled with iconic moments and performances.
MSexual themes, sex scenes, nudity and coarse language
Nancy Stokes, a 55-year-old widow, is yearning for some adventure, human connection, and some sex--some good sex. Adelaide filmmaker Sophie Hyde’s film observes an aging woman while she studiously unlearns her long-held beliefs and constraints. // COMEDY/DRAMA In English
Fifteen years after murdering his sister on Halloween night 1963, Michael Myers escapes from a mental hospital and returns to the small town of Haddonfield, Illinois to kill again. The film that started an entire genre of imitators has never been bettered and is still as terrifying as when it was made.
PGMild themes and coarse language
Dad (Hassan Madjooni) sits moodily in the back with an ostensibly broken leg, while Mom (Pantea Panahiha) drives and tries to laugh when she’s not holding back tears. An energetic youngster (Rayan Sarlak, in a star-making performance) keeps exploding into song and scrambling around the car. All are fussing over their sick dog and getting on each others’ nerves; only the mysterious older brother (Amin Simiar) is quiet. It’s clear they’re on a road trip across a rugged, often extremely beautiful landscape – but where are they headed?
MMature themes, coarse language and sexual references
When a self-destructive teenager is suspended from school and asked to look after his feisty alcoholic grandmother as a punishment, the crazy time they spend together turns his life around // DRAMA In English
MMature themes, coarse language and sexual references
Recounting the extraordinary life of author Kurt Vonnegut, and the 25-year friendship with the filmmaker who set out to document it. A gorgeously rendered, unexpectedly moving appraisal of the life and craft of one of the best-loved literary voices of the late 20th century // DOCUMENTARY In English
MSex scenes and nudity
Story of the rise and the fall of a young man in Paris who dreamed to be a writer and became a journalist. A sumptuous yet piercing, expertly plotted social-relations saga of costumes, carriages and hack journalism // DRAMA/HISTORY/ROMANCE In French with English subtitles.
MMature themes and violence
Gerard Depardieu plays a downbeat interpretation of the famous Inspector Maigret in Patrice Leconte’s classically styled 1950s murder mystery. A young girl is found dead, and only one man can identify her and her killer. In French with English subtitles.
PGMild themes and infrequent coarse language
A Scottish woman, traveling in Columbia begins to notice strange sounds and soon begins to think about their appearance. This calmly realist film will convince you that the living and the dead, the past and the present, exist side by side. A vivid and award winning experience. // DRAMA/SCI-FI In English and Spanish with English subtitles.
Three officers are tasked with escorting an illegal immigrant to Charles de Gaulle airport, where he will be forced onto a plane and sent back to his homeland. But when they find out about the truth, they have to make a difficult choice // DRAMA/THRILLER In French with English subtitles.
MMature themes, coarse language and nudity
A wealthy businessman hires a famous filmmaker to help make a smash hit film. If awards season gets up your nose, with its self-congratulatory speeches and luvvie back-patting, this playful and wildly entertaining Spanish satire on the filmmaking process is the perfect antidote // COMEDY In Spanish with English subtitles.
MA15+Strong sex scenes
A wealthy family is vacationing in Mexico, when the patriarch receives a call that they must return home: a relative has died. However, their tight-knit order disrupted, he lies about losing his passport and attempts to stay behind. A simmering thriller, in Spanish and English.
Damon Gameau and Shaun Micallef star in this darkly comic mixture of Kafka and The Twilight Zone. A cautionary tale of ambition and a pungent satire on the machinations of big business. Featuring a special “In Conversation” between Rolf De Heer and director Shane McNeil
MMature themes, sex, coarse language, violence and nudity
Awaiting a visit by a committee that could give his company an award for excellence, the owner of an industrial scales manufacturing business tries to resolve any problems from his workers in enough time. Slickly entertaining, with Bardem in fine form. // COMEDY/DRAMA In Spanish with English subtitles.
During the Iraq War, a Sergeant recently assigned to an army bomb squad is put at odds with his squad mates due to his maverick way of handling his work. Shockingly, the first Best Picture Oscar winner to have been directed by a woman, this remains the definitive Iraq war movie.
Cathy is a sous-chef wanting to open a restaurant. With financial difficulties, Cathy accepts a job at a shelter for young migrants. At first she hates the job then her passion for cuisine starts to change children's lives // COMEDY In French with English subtitles.
MViolence, coarse language and a sex scene.
A human soldier is sent from 2029 to 1984 to stop an almost indestructible cyborg killing machine, sent from the same year, which has been programmed to execute a young woman whose unborn son is the key to humanity's future salvation.
The story of the tumultuous marriage between actress Patricia Neal and renowned writer Roald Dahl. A biopic about a little-discussed but pivotal moment for both artists, featuring superb performances // DRAMA/BIOGRAPHY In English
MMature themes and nudity
Spirited and eccentric, this is a passionate love story adapted from Olivier Bourdeaut’s international bestselling novel. In front of their little boy, Camille and Georges dance to their favorite song "Mr Bojangles". With them, there is only place for fun and fantasy. // DRAMA In French with English subtitles.
PGMild themes and incidental coarse language
A heartfelt cinematic reinvention of Archie Roach and the late Ruby Hunter's award-winning 2004 concert, KURA TUNGAR: SONGS FROM THE RIVER— celebrating their love, their history, stories of resilience and family. From the banks of the Murray, an awe-inspiring ode to country and culture.