The end of May is nigh – and we’re closing out the month with Marvel’s first female-led superhero flick, an acclaimed Danish thriller, Lars von Trier’s latest controversial film, a romantic comedy with a political twist, and a look at the early years of 1920s screen star Louise Brooks.
And while there’s still eight weeks to go for our current Winter season, we’re already beginning work on our next programme for Spring 2019!
Have you got a film you’d like to see on our next programme? If so, make sure you fill out an online suggestion form at www.anufg.org.au/suggestions. We welcome suggestions for new releases, up-and-coming attractions, classics you’d like to see back on the big screen, themed nights and everything in between!
• WED 29 MAY @ 7:30 PM: THE GUILTY (M, 88 min)
In this acclaimed Danish real-time thriller, an emergency dispatcher answers a call from a kidnapped woman and enters a race against time to rescue her – and redeem himself from past sins.
** Presented in partnership with the Embassy of Denmark **
• THU 30 MAY @ 7:30 PM: CAPTAIN MARVEL (M, 124 min)
Crash landing on Earth in the 1990s, an intergalactic warrior (Brie Larson) discovers that there’s more to her past than she is able to remember, and sets out to unravel the truth with the help of Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson) in this Marvel blockbuster.
• FRI 31 MAY @ 7:30 PM: THE HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT (R, 152 min)
A failed architect (Matt Dillon) recounts the events – and the elaborately orchestrated murders – that led to him becoming a vicious serial killer in the latest film from controversial Danish director Lars von Trier.
• SAT 1 JUNE @ 7:30 PM: LONG SHOT (M, 125 min) + THE CHAPERONE (PG, 108 min)
In LONG SHOT, a journalist (Seth Rogen) unexpectedly runs into his childhood crush (Charlize Theron), rekindling sparks when she hires him to be a speechwriter in her campaign to run for President.
Then, in THE CHAPERONE (at approx. 9:45 PM), 15-year-old Louise Brooks gets the chance to study with a leading New York dance troupe in the 1920s – as long as she is accompanied by a watchful chaperone.
** ‘NO GUESTS’ SCREENINGS THIS WEEK: CAPTAIN MARVEL **
WIN TICKETS TO ‘RED JOAN’ – IN CINEMAS JUNE 6
Thanks to Transmission Films, we have tickets to give away to RED JOAN, a new British spy thriller starring Judi Dench.
In the present day, Joan Stanley (Dench) finds her tranquil retirement suddenly disrupted when she is arrested by MI5 and accused of being a spy. Flashing back to the 1930s, young Joan (Sophie Cookson) falls in love with a Russian saboteur while at Cambridge University – and finds herself confronted with an impossible choice.
The film is in cinemas from June 6, and you can view its trailer by CLICKING HERE.
To go into the running to win an in-season double pass to see the film in cinemas, all you have to do is email us at email@example.com with (1) your name, (2) your membership number, and (3) the title of one other film in which Judi Dench played a spy.
Entries will close on Wednesday 5 June at 11:59 PM, with winners to be notified via email and prizes to be collected at ANUFG screenings.