The Apple TV+ feel-good drama CODA and Denis Villeneuve’s new take on DUNE were the big winners at yesterday’s controversial 94th Annual Academy Awards, but there was a lot of love spread around to a large swathe of other films too – including THREE which are screening at the ANU Film Group this week!
And don’t miss these other Oscar-winning films coming up later this season: THE EYES OF TAMMY FAYE (April 30 – Best Actress, Best Makeup and Hairstyling) and DRIVE MY CAR (April 8 – Best International Film).
• TUE 29 MAR @ 7:30 PM: HIVE (M, 84 mins)
A woman whose husband has been missing since the war in Kosovo sets up a small agricultural business to provide for her kids, but finds herself fighting against a hostile patriarchal community that is rooting for her to fail in this acclaimed, multi-award-winning film.
Presented in partnership with the Embassy of Kosovo.
• THU 31 MAR @ 7:30 PM: KING RICHARD (M, 144 mins)
Driven by a clear vision and using unconventional methods, Richard Williams (Will Smith) is determined to shape his two young daughters – Venus and Serena – into athletes who will eventually change the sport of tennis forever. Oscar winner for Best Actor (Smith), and nominated for 5 more, including Best Picture.
• FRI 1 APR @ 7:30 PM: WEST SIDE STORY (M, 156 MINS – NO GUESTS)
In 1957, two teenagers fall in love, but their risky relationship fuels the fire between two warring New York City gangs – the Jets and the Sharks – in director Steven Spielberg's remake of the classic musical. Oscar winner for Best Supporting Actress (Ariana DeBose), and nominated for 6 more, including Best Picture.
• SAT 2 APR @ **5 PM**: BELFAST (M, 98 MINS – NO GUESTS)
In 1969, with Ireland caught up in increasing turmoil, a young boy and his family must come to terms with the prospect of leaving their beloved hometown for a life in England, in Kenneth Branagh’s semi-autobiographical drama. Oscar winner for Best Original Screenplay, and nominated for 6 more, including Best Picture.
• SAT 2 APR @ 7:30 PM: LICORICE PIZZA (M, 134 MINS)
In 1973 California, a 15-year-old high schooler and a 25-year-old aspiring photographer embark on a fiery friendship that leads to a budding business and possibly even romance, in director Paul Thomas Anderson’s light-hearted coming-of-age tale. Nominated for 3 Oscars, including Best Picture.