We’ve got a big week in store for you, with no fewer than two Best Picture nominees screening: Sam Mendes’ one-shot war epic 1917 and Greta Gerwig’s new take on the classic LITTLE WOMEN. Plus, return to the world of Jumanji, uncover secrets with Keira Knightley, learn about the life of the world’s greatest opera singer, and stick around for an AACTA-winning Australian dark comedy-drama.
• TUE 25 FEB @ 7:30 PM: OFFICIAL SECRETS (MA, 112 mins)
A British whistleblower (Keira Knightley) uncovers and exposes an illegal American spying operation designed to push the UN Security Council into sanctioning the 2003 invasion of Iraq. Also starring Matt Smith and Ralph Fiennes.
• THU 27 FEB @ 7:30 PM: 1917 (MA, 119 mins)
During WWI, two British soldiers are tasked with an urgent mission to deliver a message deep into enemy territory in order to prevent a deadly ambush on their own troops. Winner of 3 Oscars, including Best Cinematography.
• FRI 28 FEB @ 7:30 PM: PAVAROTTI (M, 114 mins) + JUDY & PUNCH (MA, 106 mins)
In PAVAROTTI, director Ron Howard takes an intimate look at the life and work of Luciano Pavarotti, the son of an Italian baker who went on to become one of the world’s greatest operatic tenors and musical talents.
Then, in JUDY & PUNCH (at approx. 9:30 PM) a 17th century couple (Mia Wasikowska, Damon Herriman) attempt to resurrect their marionette puppet show but their ambition sets off a twisted chain of tragedy, violence and revenge.
• SAT 29 FEB @ **5 PM**: JUMANJI: THE NEXT LEVEL (PG, 123 mins)
When one of their own goes missing, a group of friends must return to the dangerous video game world of Jumanji to rescue him – but they quickly discover that the game has changed. Starring Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Jack Black, Karen Gillan and Awkwafina.
• SAT 29 FEB @ 7:30 PM: LITTLE WOMEN (G, 135 mins)
In the years after the American Civil War, Jo March (Saoirse Ronan) reflects on her relationship with her three sisters, each determined to live life on their own terms. Also starring Emma Watson, Florence Pugh, Laura Dern, Timothée Chalamet and Meryl Streep.
** NO GUESTS SCREENINGS THIS WEEK: 1917, JUMANJI: THE NEXT LEVEL, LITTLE WOMEN **
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING – NEXT MONDAY @ 6 PM
Don’t forget that the ANU Film Group’s Annual General Meeting will be taking place next Monday (March 2) from 6 PM in the Kambri Cinema. This is your opportunity to hear how we did in 2019, ask any questions you might have about the running of the Group, or even get involved yourself by joining our committee of volunteers.
All members are welcome to attend, with the agenda for the meeting as follows:
2. Business Arising
3. President's Report
4. Treasurer's Report
5. Questions and Answers
6. Constitutional Amendment: Allowance of Fixed Term Memberships
7. Election of Executive and General Committee
8. General Business
If you have any questions about the meeting or wish to find out more about running for the committee, please don’t hesitate to email us at firstname.lastname@example.org