This week at the ANU Film Group, we’ve got a star-studded spy sequel, a family friendly superhero film, an awesome assassin double feature, an Israeli drama about fatherhood, and Chris Evans as a hero of a different kind. Fun for all ages!
• WED 18 OCT @ 7:30 PM: OUR FATHER
A formidable Tel Aviv night club bouncer dreams of one day becoming a father, and accepts an offer to work for a gangster so that he can afford a fertility treatment for his wife. But when she gets pregnant, he finds that getting out is not as easy as it seems.
** Presented in partnership with the Embassy of Israel **
• THU 19 OCT @ 7:30 PM: GIFTED
After his sister passes away, Frank (Chris Evans) takes in his spirited young niece, who turns out to be a mathematical prodigy. But Frank's intention to give his niece a normal life are threatened when his domineering mother intervenes and tries to separate them.
• FRI 20 OCT @ 7:30 PM: THE HITMAN'S BODYGUARD + THE VILLAINESS
The world's top bodyguard (Ryan Reynolds) accepts a job to escort a notorious assassin (Samuel L. Jackson) to the International Court of Justice in a race against time, with a merciless dictator (Gary Oldman) on their trail – as long as they don't kill each other first.
Then, in THE VILLAINESS (at approx. 9:30 PM), a young girl being trained as an assassin flees to South Korea to start a new life after the death of her mentor. Years later, when figures from her past threaten to reveal her secrets, she sets out to take matters into her own hands.
• SAT 21 OCT @ **5 PM**: CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS: THE FIRST EPIC MOVIE
Two overly imaginative pranksters take things too far when they accidentally hypnotize their principal into thinking he is Captain Underpants, a ridiculously enthusiastic, incredibly dimwitted superhero. Based on the bestselling children’s book series.
• SAT 21 OCT @ **7 PM**: KINGSMAN: THE GOLDEN CIRCLE
When their headquarters are destroyed and the world is held hostage, Eggsy (Taron Egerton) and the surviving Kingsman agents head to the US to join forces with their American counterparts. Also starring Colin Firth, Julianne Moore, Halle Berry, Channing Tatum and Jeff Bridges.
** 'NO GUESTS' SCREENINGS THIS WEEK: CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS, KINGSMAN: THE GOLDEN CIRCLE **