115 mins. USA 2020
Based on the life of American war photographer Eugene Smith, who in 1971, undertook the most challenging and important assignment of his career. He travelled back to Japan to document the devastating effect of mercury poisoning on the citizens of Minamata.
99 mins. USA/Canada/India
Based on an actual 1998 lawsuit in which Percy Schmeiser, a seventy year old farmer, challenged a major conglomerate when the company’s genetically modified canola was discovered in his crops.
113 mins. UK 2020
The inspiring true story of Dream Alliance, an unlikely race horse bred by small town Welsh bartender Jan Vokes. With very little money and no experience Jan convinces her neighbours and friends to chip in their meagre earnings to buy and help raise ‘Dream’,
118 mins. USA 2019
A captivating drama set just after WWII. It tells the true story of renowned Dutch artist Han van Meegeven, an art forger who alongside a Dutch resistance fighter swindled millions of dollars from the Nazis.
97 mins. UK/France 2020
‘The Father’ warmly embraces real life, as it follows an ageing man who must deal with progressing memory loss. As he tries to make sense of his changing circumstances he begins to doubt his loved ones, his own mind, and even the fabric of his own reality.
100 mins. Morocco 2019.
Abla runs a modest local bakery from her home in Casablanca where she lives with her eight year old daughter. Their routine of housework and homework is interrupted one day by a young woman looking for a job.
122 mins. USA 2019
Set in 1820s Oregon, two travellers on the run from a band of vengeful hunters dream of striking it rich, but their tenuous plan to make their fortune on the frontier comes to rely on the secret use of a wealthy landowner’s prized dairy cow! A story of life on the margins.
90 mins. Chile 2020
When 83 year old Sergio is sent as an undercover spy to a retirement home to investigate suspected neglect, he learns a deeper lesson about human connection. Nominated for an Academy Award for best documentary.
88 mins. Russia 2019
A heartfelt drama based on the lives of Victor and Raya Frenkel, known as the Golden Voices, who dubbed Western movies for Soviet screens for many years. In 1990, they emigrated to Israel and found alternate ways to put their unique skill set to use.
93 mins. Sudan 2019
Members of the Sudanese Film Group, founded in 1989, reopen a disused movie theatre in the city of Omdurman. They are united by their love of cinema and their wish to draw attention to decades of Islamist censorship and bureaucracy. Best Documentary at the Berlin film festival.
100 mins. Canada/Ireland 2021
A womanising literature professor in Montreal must confront his mortality and make peace with his family, after a series of surreal hallucinations lead to a diagnosis that he may not be long for this world. A charming study of a man in crisis.
112 mins. UK 2019
With their partners away serving in Afghanistan, a group of women on the home front form a choir, and quietly find themselves at the centre of a media sensation, which leads to a global movement.
98 mins. New Zealand 2021
A moving story that follows the different lives of three Maori girl cousins. Separated for years after one of them is taken from her family and raised in an orphanage, as adults, they embark on a long journey to find one another.
95 mins. France 2019
Nina and Madeleine have loved each other for decades, but have kept their secret to themselves. They come and go between their apartments, sharing the tender delights of everyday life, until illness threatens to separate them.
85 mins. France 2021
Eve Vernet, one of the world’s leading rose growers finds her company on the verge of bankruptcy. Her secretary hires three people from a back-to-work programme, who have no horticultural skills. Eve must train them in order to save her business. In doing so, she discovers new aspects of life that are worth nurturing.
90 mins. Australia 2021
Valerie Taylor is a living legend and icon in the underwater world. A glamorous shark hunter in the 1950s, before a personal epiphany transformed her into a passionate marine conservationist - notably for the ocean’s scariest creature, the shark. Long before anyone else, Valerie dared to get close. This is her incredible true story.
100 mins. Australia 2020
Set in Sydney in 1999. After an unlikely encounter at a train station, a young girl befriends a fugitive teenage boy, and they secretly plan to travel to the Moon Rock - Uluru - which the girl believes will heal her terminal illness.
(M) 114 mins. Australia 2014
Inspired by true events, Healing is a story of redemption. It follows the slow social and inner healing of a prisoner, as he rehabilitates an injured bird of prey at a rural sanctuary. Partly filmed at Healesville Sanctuary.
87 mins. Norway 2020
It’s July 29th 1981, and Lady Diana Spencer is marrying Prince Charles. On the same day, another celebration is taking place in the canteen of a factory in a small Norwegian town. It’s the newly-wed Liv and Terje’s wedding party. In the pram lies their newborn daughter Diana, who, like her famous namesake, will face a lot of chaos in the years to come, thanks to her parents!
86 mins. UK 2019
Funny yet sweet coming-of-age story which centres on the wobbly relationship between a well-intentioned single librarian and her rebellious, black-clad teenage son Daniel, who’d rather listen to Metallica than his mother. Based on a popular graphic novel.
120 mins. Australia 2015
After years working as a dressmaker in Parisian fashion houses, the beautiful and talented Tilly Dunnage returns home to the outback town of Dungatar, to reconcile with her past. Armed with her sewing machine, Tilly transforms the women of the town, and in the process exacts revenge on those who did her wrong. Based on the bestselling novel by Rosalie Ham.
135 mins. UK/France 2003
Perennial romantic comedy that weaves eight tales of love, in all its aspects, through a cast of characters that each make their way into another’s heart, over the course of one particularly eventful Christmas. Full of charm and wit.
164 mins UK 2021.
The 27th in the James Bond series. Bond has left active service, but his peace is short-lived when Felix Leiter, an old friend from the CIA, turns up asking for help. The mission to rescue a kidnapped scientist turns out to be far more treacherous than expected, leading Bond onto the trail of a mysterious villain, armed with dangerous new technology.
Single screening due to length of film.