What’s On This Week: SONIC 2, THE LOST CITY, BENEDETTA and more

9th June, 2022

Speedy blue hedgehogs, romantic jungle adventures, the latest film from Paul Verhoeven (BASIC INSTINCT, ELLE) and an Oscar-nominated Bosnian drama all feature at the ANU Film Group this week!

• THU 9 JUNE @ 7:30 PM: QUO VADIS, AIDA? (M, 104 MINS)

In 1995, a schoolteacher working as a United Nations translator in a small Bosnian town is faced with an ethical dilemma when the Serbian army invades and takes over, displacing thousands of citizens including her own family. Presented in partnership with the Embassy of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

• FRI 10 JUNE @ 7:30 PM: BENEDETTA (R, 131 MINS)

In the 17th century, a novice nun joins an Italian convent where she begins experiencing religious visions and becomes entangled in a forbidden lesbian affair with another nun, sending shockwaves throughout the church. Directed by Paul Verhoeven.


Sonic must team up with new allies and old friends on a globe-trotting
journey when the dastardly Dr. Robotnik (Jim Carrey) returns accompanied by the evil Tails in search of a mysterious emerald that has the power to destroy entire civilisations.

• SAT 11 JUNE @ 7:30 PM: THE LOST CITY (M, 112 MINS)

A reclusive romance novelist (Sandra Bullock) stuck on a book tour with her handsome cover model (Channing Tatum) is kidnapped by an eccentric billionaire (Daniel Radcliffe) who believes she can lead him to an ancient city's lost treasure.