There are wickedly witches, Polish priests, adventuring archaeologists and more to be found at the ANU Film Group this week! Plus, a note to parents about THE WITCHES remake screening on Saturday: the film is rated M for “supernatural themes, violence and scary scenes” and may contain visuals that may be disturbing to younger children.
• TUE 23 MAR @ 7:30 PM: MUSIC (M, 107 mins)
A self-destructive woman (Kate Hudson) is shocked to discover that she has become the sole guardian of her autistic, teenage half-sister, in this original screen musical written and directed by Australian singer-songwriter Sia.
• THU 25 MAR @ 7:30 PM: CORPUS CHRISTI (MA, 115 mins)
Unable to apply to the seminary due to his criminal record, a young ex-convict who experienced a spiritual reawakening decides to falsely pose as a priest in a small village instead, in this Oscar-nominated Polish drama.
• FRI 26 MAR @ 7:30 PM: RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK (PG, 115 mins)
40th anniversary screening of the iconic debut of archaeologist and adventurer Indiana Jones (Harrison Ford), as he is hired by the U.S. government in 1936 to find the all-powerful Ark of the Covenant before the Nazis can use it for evil.
• SAT 27 MAR @ **5 PM**: THE WITCHES (M, 104 mins – NO GUESTS)
When a young boy accidentally discovers a nefarious plan by the Grand High Witch (Anne Hathaway) to turn all of the world's children into mice, he sets out to stop her in this terrifying new take on Roald Dahl's classic tale.