It’s officially December! For the first week of the month – and the penultimate week of ANUFG screenings for the year – we’ve got a bountiful selection of acclaimed and award-winning films that will take you on a cinematic journey to the sunny Croatian coast, Africa in the 1800s, rural Ireland and a New York apartment during Thanksgiving.
• THU 1 DEC @ 7:30 PM: MURINA (M, 96 MINS)
Tensions rise between a restless teenage girl and her strict father when a wealthy family friend arrives for a weekend visit, with an eye to turning their island home into a holiday resort, in this award-winning Croatian coming-of-age drama.
Presented in partnership with the Embassy of the Republic of Croatia
• FRI 2 DEC @ 7:30 PM: THE WOMAN KING (M, 135 MINS)
In 1823, as a group of all-female warriors protect the African kingdom of Dahomey with skills unlike anything the world has seen, General Nanisca (Viola Davis) trains the next generation to battle an enemy determined to destroy their way of life.
• SAT 3 DEC @ **5 PM**: THE QUIET GIRL (M, 95 MINS)
In rural Ireland, a neglected nine-year-old girl is sent away from her impoverished family to live with distant relatives on a farm for the summer. She blossoms in their care and enjoys her new way of life, but soon discovers a devastating secret.
• SAT 3 DEC @ 7:30 PM: THE HUMANS (M, 107 MINS)
Three generations of the dysfunctional Blake family gather to celebrate Thanksgiving at a New York apartment, but it doesn't take long for simmering secrets to be revealed, in this psychological drama based on the award-winning play.