Save the date: our 2023 Annual General Meeting will take place on Monday 20 March, from 6 pm in the Cinema.
All members are encouraged to come along and hear about how the Group has performed over the past year, and to help select the committee that will guide us through the next 12 months. If you're keen, you (yes, you!) can even get involved in the running of Australia's largest film society.
Head to www.anufg.org.au/AGM to find out more about getting involved, or send us an email to email@example.com if you have any further questions.
WHAT’S ON THIS WEEK
Step back in time to the roaring 1920s with Damien Chazelle's Hollywood epic BABYLON, along with Oscar-nominated documentary NAVALNY, an inspirational French drama (RISE), a look at the monumental shift from film to digital (SPLICE HERE) and M. Night Shyamalan's latest nail-biting thriller (KNOCK AT THE CABIN).
• WED 1 MAR @ 7:30 PM: SPLICE HERE: A PROJECTED ODYSSEY
A decade after the single greatest change in the history of cinema – the shift from recording and projecting movies on celluloid film to digital formats – documentarian and projectionist Rob Murphy sets out to discover if the era of film is truly over. (G, 117 mins)
• THU 2 MAR @ 7:30 PM: RISE
A promising young ballet dancer finds her life falling apart after she suffers a devastating injury on stage. Her path to recovery leads her to new friends, a new love and the freedom of contemporary dance in this inspiring French drama. (M, 117 mins)
Presented in partnership with Alliance Francaise Canberra in celebration of the 2023 French Film Festival, screening in Canberra from March 9 to April 5. Find out more HERE
• FRI 3 MAR @ 7:30 PM: BABYLON
A daring, audacious ode to cinema which traces the rise and fall of multiple characters during an era of unbridled decadence and depravity as Hollywood transitions from silent films to ‘talkies’ in the late 1920s. Nominated for 3 Oscars. (MA, 189 mins)
• SAT 4 MAR @ **5 PM**: NAVALNY
In 2020, Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was poisoned with a military-grade nerve agent. Upon his recovery, aided by investigative journalists, he uncovers an assassination plot masterminded by none other than Vladimir Putin. (M, 99 mins)
• SAT 4 MAR @ 7:30 PM: KNOCK AT THE CABIN
While vacationing at a remote cabin, a young girl and her parents are taken hostage by four armed strangers who demand that the family make an unthinkable choice to avert the apocalypse. But are they telling the truth? (M, 100 mins)