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monday night cinema
Hotel Salvation

Hotel Salvation

Mon 5 Feb

★★★★ Empire
★★★★ The Hollywood Reporter

Believing that his life is coming to an end, 77 year-old Daya decides that he must travel to the Indian holy city of Varanasi so that he may attain salvation before dying. Hotel Salvation is a charming comedy-drama about death that, at its heart, is a delightful, poignant celebration of life.

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It’s Not Yet Dark

It’s Not Yet Dark

Wed 7 Feb

It’s Not Yet Dark tells the groundbreaking story of Simon Fitzmaurice, a talented young Irish film maker with ALS (motor neuron disease), as he embarks on directing his first feature film through the use of his eyes and eye gaze technology.

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David Hockney

David Hockney

Tue 13 Feb

Widely considered Britain’s most popular artist, David Hockney is a global sensation with exhibitions in London, New York, Paris and beyond, attracting millions of visitors worldwide.

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Goldstone

Goldstone

Mon 19 Feb

★★★★★ The Guardian

Indigenous Detective Jay Swan arrives in an outback town on a missing persons enquiry. What seems like a simple ‘light duties’ investigation soon opens into a web of crime and corruption implicating the local Mayor, Mining Boss and Aboriginal Land Council.

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Sherlock Jr

Sherlock Jr

Sun 25 Feb

Buster Keaton plays a cinema projectionist who loves detective stories and spends his time daydreaming himself into the films he is showing. One day when he is accused of stealing a watch, he dreams himself to become Conan Doyle’s master detective: Sherlock Holmes. But will he be able to solve the crime and find the real thief?

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Casting

Casting

Mon 26 Feb

For her television debut – a remake of Fassbinder’s “The Bitter Tears of Petra Von Kant” – director Vera is looking for the perfect cast. Casting is both intelligent and entertaining, marked by exciting turning points, humor and the breathtaking acting performances by a truly virtuoso ensemble.

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Heartstone

Heartstone

Mon 5 Mar

★★★★ The Playlist
★★★★ Screen International

The long-standing friendship between two pre-teen boys in a small Icelandic village is threatened when they strike up romantic relationships with a pair of local girls, in this affecting and beautifully crafted debut feature from Gudmundur Arnar Gudmundsson.

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In Between

In Between

Mon 12 Mar

★★★★ The Irish Times
★★★★ The Times

Layla, Salma, and Nour – three Palestinian women with Israeli citizenship - share an apartment in the vibrant center of Tel Aviv. Despite being “independent”, each of them struggles with the restrictions imposed on their lives by a blinkered society.

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Rosalie Blum

Rosalie Blum

Mon 19 Mar

★★★★ New Zealand Herald

A random encounter has unexpected and life-changing consequences for three characters in Rosalie Blum, a quirky, heart-warming tale based on the graphic novel trilogy by French artist Camille Jourdy.