Pinch and punch your way into the new month of May with a block-busting week of screenings – featuring superheroes galore, cyborg Scarlett Johansson, a terrifying horror film, an acclaimed Israeli drama, and our exclusive Canberra premiere screening of a new sci-fi romance starring Asa Butterfield, Britt Robertson and Gary Oldman!
• Tue 2 May @ 7:30 PM: SAND STORM
In this acclaimed Israeli drama, when events transpire that cause their carefully constructed lives to shatter, two Bedouin women must struggle to change the way they live their lives in order to survive the battle, each in their own individual way.
• Thu 4 May @ 7:30 PM: THE SPACE BETWEEN US
See this romantic sci-fi drama only at the ANU Film Group in our exclusive Canberra premiere screening!
In the near future, a pregnant astronaut dies while giving birth to her son, the first person to be born on Mars. Sixteen years later, Gardner (Asa Butterfield) yearns to return to Earth, and begins an online friendship with a street-smart girl (Britt Robertson) from Colorado. When he finally gets the opportunity to visit Earth, he embarks on an epic journey to visit the home he has never known.
• Fri 5 May @ 7:30 PM: GHOST IN THE SHELL + THE AUTOPSY OF JANE DOE
In GHOST IN THE SHELL, a unique human-cyborg hybrid (Scarlett Johansson) leads an elite task force devoted to stopping the most dangerous cyber criminals and extremists. They soon find themselves facing a new enemy who will stop at nothing to sabotage the world of artificial intelligence.
Then, in THE AUTOPSY OF JANE DOE (at approx. 9:30 PM), a father and son duo of coroners receive a mysterious homicide victim with no apparent cause of death. As they attempt to identify the beautiful young 'Jane Doe', they discover increasingly bizarre clues that hold the key to her terrifying secrets.
• Sat 6 May @ **5 PM**: THE LEGO BATMAN MOVIE
As Batman contends with Gotham City once again coming under attack from his rogue’s gallery of criminals, he unexpectedly finds himself discovering the importance of teamwork and friendship when the young boy he accidentally adopted wishes to become his sidekick.
• Sat 6 May @ **7 PM**: LOGAN
Hugh Jackman puts on his claws for the last time as a weary Logan, caring for an ailing Professor Xavier (Patrick Stewart) as they hide out on the Mexican border. Despite both of their abilities failing, they embark on one final mission to track down a young girl who may hold the key to the future of mutants.
** ‘NO GUESTS’ SCREENINGS THIS WEEK: THE GHOST IN THE SHELL, THE LEGO BATMAN MOVIE, LOGAN **