If you haven’t already submitted your suggestions for films you’d like to see at the ANU Film Group next season, be sure to do so at www.anufg.org.au/suggestions before suggestions close on Saturday 15 June!
This week, celebrate the 80th anniversary of a cinematic classic, experience a Lebanese film that has been hailed by many as one of the year’s best, and explore the shocking origins of a black metal band.
• THU 13 JUNE @ 7:30 PM: LORDS OF CHAOS (R, 117 mins)
In the early 1990s, a teenager becomes fixated on Norwegian black metal, mounting increasingly shocking publicity stunts to make his band's name known – whatever the cost – in this semi-fictionalised account of the origins of black metal band Mayhem.
• FRI 14 JUNE @ 7:30 PM: CAPHARNAÜM (M, 126 mins)
Our Best Foreign Language Film Festival continues with this highly acclaimed Lebanese drama in which a streetwise 12-year-old boy is sentenced to prison for a crime and decides to sue his negligent parents for the 'crime' of giving him life.
** Presented in partnership with the Embassy of Lebanon **
• SAT 15 JUNE @ 7:30 PM: GONE WITH THE WIND (PG, 238 mins w/ intermission)
Celebrate the 80th anniversary of one of the most beloved films of all time! In the American South during the Civil War, a strong-willed woman (Vivien Leigh) finds herself falling for a charming scoundrel (Clark Gable) in this 1939 epic romance that won 8 Oscars, including Best Picture.
The film will be presented in two parts, with a brief intermission after the first two hours.