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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.

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.

28 Jun 2024 Cinema

International Gujarati Film Festival

‘Chhello Show’ was India’s official entry to the Oscars 2023 offering a steeped-in-nostalgia story of a young boy in rural Gujarat who’s enraptured by the power of cinema.

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).

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

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.

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.

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).


 

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In the Mood: A Love Letter to Wong Kar-wai & Hong Kong

Celebrating the landmark film’s 20th anniversary, 'In the Mood – A Love Letter to Wong Kar-wai & Hong Kong' is a fever dream live streamed performance featuring a theatrical set, ‘60s style costumes, and sax-drenched renditions of the film’s romantic soundtrack; alongside new music sung by Chinese-Australian artists Rainbow Chan and Marcus Whale with narration by Eugene Choi. 

5 Sydney Opera House near misses (in the movies)

From killer sea creatures to crashing UFOs, the Sydney Opera House has been threatened in the most imaginative and unexpected ways. Here are just a few of our close calls.

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Love List: Ryuichi Sakamoto by Groovescooter

Ahead of the Ryuichi Sakamoto | Opus encore screening this May, Paris Pompor and Georgie Zuzak from co-presenters Groovescooter have put together a Love List dedicated to Ryuichi Sakamoto.