News Archive

August 2017

Screening Cancellation: THE COOK, THE THIEF, HIS WIFE AND HER LOVER on Friday 1 September

30th August, 2017

Due to unforeseen technical issues, we regret to inform you that we are unable to screen THE COOK, THE THIEF, HIS WIFE AND HER LOVER on Friday 1 September as the night's scheduled second feature. Despite our best efforts, we have been unable to source another copy of the film. As a result, THE BEGUILED will be the only film screening on Friday night.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused and will endeavour to screen THE COOK, THE THIEF, HIS WIFE AND HER LOVER as part of a future programme should the opportunity arise.

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WHAT'S ON THIS WEEK
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This week, check out the latest acclaimed entry in the PLANET OF THE APES prequel saga, a Woody Harrelson double feature, Nicole Kidman and Colin Farrell in Sofia's Coppola's latest, and an award-winning Romanian drama in its exclusive Canberra premiere screening. Only at the ANU Film Group!

• WED 30 AUG @ 7:30 PM: GRADUATION

A father intends for his daughter to leave their small Romanian town behind and study abroad. But when tragedy strikes the day before her final exam, her entire future is put in jeopardy. Winner of Best Director at Cannes in 2017.

• THU 31 AUG @ 7:30 PM: THE PROMISE

As atrocities of war break out during the last days of the Ottoman Empire in Armenia, a love triangle forms between a medical student (Oscar Isaac), a beautiful artist (Charlotte Le Bon) and an American journalist (Christian Bale).

• FRI 1 SEP @ 7:30 PM: THE BEGUILED

During the Civil War, a wounded soldier (Colin Farrell) is taken in by the residents of a girls’ school. Before long, however, the house is overrun with sexual tension and rivalries. Also starring Nicole Kidman, Kirsten Dunst and Elle Fanning. Directed by Sofia Coppola.

** Please note that tonight's originally scheduled second feature – THE COOK, THE THIEF, HIS WIFE AND HER LOVER – will no longer be screening as planned due to availability issues. **

• SAT 2 SEP @ **7 PM**: WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES + WILSON

After being forced into conflict with the humans, Caesar find himself wrestling with darker instincts and embarking on a quest to avenge his kind – pitting Caesar against a sadistic Colonel (Woody Harrelson) in a battle that will determine the future of the planet.

Then, in WILSON (at approx. 9:30 PM), a lonely, neurotic and hilariously honest middle-aged man (Woody Harrelson) reunites with his estranged wife and gets a shot at happiness when he discovers he has a teenage daughter he has never met.

** 'NO GUESTS' SCREENINGS THIS WEEK: THE BEGUILED, WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES **

Last Chance for Trivia Night Tickets!

22nd August, 2017

Time's up! This is your last chance to get trivia night tickets before numbers need to be confirmed with the venue in the next 24 to 48 hours.

If you're still after tickets, make sure you book them online at www.anufg.org.au/trivia right now – or get in touch with us at info@anufg.org.au if you need assistance.

WHERE: The Hellenic Club of Canberra, Matilda Street, Woden
WHEN: Friday 25 August 2017 from 7 PM for a 7:30 PM start
TICKETS: $20 per person, for individuals, small groups or tables of up to 10.

You don't want to miss out on the ultimate movie trivia night that everyone will be talking about. One night only!

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WHAT'S ON THIS WEEK
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In addition to our biggest event of the year, this week you can also check out Pixar's latest film, a dark and modern twist on the period romance, a multi-award-winning Brazilian film, and a Japanese family drama.

• Tue 22 Aug @ 7:30 PM: AFTER THE STORM

In this Japanese family drama, a private detective struggles to reconnect with his young son and ex-wife – until a stormy night forces them to take shelter at his elderly mother's home and offers the family a chance to bond again.

• Thu 24 Aug @ 7:30 PM: AQUARIUS

A 65-year-old widow is the last remaining resident of the Aquarius, a two-story apartment building in Brazil. She engages in a war with a construction company wishing to knock it down, in this multi-award-winning Brazilian drama.

• Fri 25 Aug @ 7:30 PM: ANNUAL TRIVIA NIGHT AT THE HELLENIC CLUB

It's the greatest movie trivia night you'll attend this week. Or month. Or ever. Come along and experience a trivia night unlike any other to see what the fuss is all about. Fun, games, lots of prizes – you won't be disappointed!

• Sat 26 Aug @ **5 PM**: CARS 3

After enduring a terrible crash racing against the next generation of race cars, Lightning McQueen is pressured into retiring. He attempts to prove himself worthy by racing in the Florida 500 with the help of an eager young race technician.

• Sat 26 Aug @ **7 PM**: LADY MACBETH

In 19th century rural England, a young bride who has been sold into a loveless marriage to a middle-aged man discovers an unstoppable desire within herself when she enters into an affair with a worker on her estate.

** ‘NO GUESTS’ SCREENINGS THIS WEEK: CARS 3 **

What's On This Week: SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING, BABY DRIVER, THE ZOOKEEPER'S WIFE and more!

16th August, 2017

Spider-Man does whatever a spider can at the ANU Film Group this week! Plus, don’t miss two of the coolest films of a year in one killer double feature, Jessica Chastain in a Holocaust drama, Richard Gere playing politics, and Scarlett Johansson in a girls’ night out gone wrong.

• Wed 16 Aug @ 7:30 PM: NORMAN: THE MODERATE RISE AND TRAGIC FALL OF A NEW YORK FIXER

Norman (Richard Gere) is a con artist who befriends a young politician at a low point in his life. Years later, when the politician becomes Prime Minister of Israel, Norman finds his life dramatically changing – for better or for worse.

** Presented in partnership with the Embassy of Israel **

• Thu 17 Aug @ 7:30 PM: THE ZOOKEEPER’S WIFE

Jessica Chastain stars in this true story of a husband and wife pair of Warsaw zookeepers who saved hundreds of human and animal lives by hiding them in animal cages during the Nazi invasion of Poland during World War II.

** Presented in partnership with the Embassy of Poland **

• Fri 18 Aug @ 7:30 PM: BABY DRIVER + FREE FIRE

In BABY DRIVER, when he meets the girl of his dreams, a young getaway driver sees a chance to make a new life for himself but is coerced into taking on ‘one last job’ in this highly acclaimed heist/action film from director Edgar Wright.

Then, in FREE FIRE (at approx. 9:30 PM), a group of arms dealers meet members of the IRA in an abandoned warehouse to sell them machine guns. But a disagreement turns the deal into a full-on shootout between the two parties.

• Sat 19 Aug @ **7 PM**: SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING + ROUGH NIGHT

In SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING, Peter Parker finds life as a high school student boring after having gotten a taste of the hero life. But when a new villain emerges, Peter finds himself desperate to prove himself worthy of being a hero.

Then, in ROUGH NIGHT (at approx. 9:15 PM), five best friends reunite for a wild bachelorette weekend in Miami. But their hard partying takes a dark turn when they accidentally kill a male stripper and are forced to cover up his death.

• Fri 25 Aug @ 7:30 PM: ANNUAL TRIVIA NIGHT AT THE HELLENIC CLUB

Hey, how did this get here? Just checking to see if you’re paying attention. No time like the present to get your tickets though! Available from the laminating desk at any of the above screenings, or online at www.anufg.org.au/trivia

** ‘NO GUESTS’ SCREENINGS THIS WEEK: BABY DRIVER, SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING **

Annual Trivia Night – Only 10 Days to Go!

15th August, 2017

In case you’ve been in a coma or hiding out in an underground bunker, you may not have heard that our Annual Trivia Night coming up very soon at the Hellenic Club of Canberra on Friday 25 August. That’s only 10 days away!

Have you got your tickets yet? If not, what are you waiting for? Tickets are strictly limited and table numbers must be finalised by this time next week, so hurry up and head over to www.anufg.org.au/trivia to secure yours now!

Haven’t got a team? Not a problem – you can buy tickets for individuals or small groups, and we can seat you with like-minded people on the night. Who knows, you may even find yourself on the winning table!

Our Annual Trivia Night is the ANU Film Group's largest source of funding outside of membership sales. It helps us keep doing what we do best, which is screening movies for the Canberra community, so we could really use your help and support.

In return, you get to have a great night out at a trivia night that is unique in many ways. From group table rounds to audio-visual components and more that we spend months putting together, this is a movie trivia night unlike any other. And the best part is that you don’t even need to be a movie buff to have fun – there are questions that cater to all levels of knowledge.

Get your tickets or find out more about this one-of-a-kind event at www.anufg.org.au/trivia.

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PRIZES GALORE!
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And have we mentioned the prizes? There are literally oodles of fantastic tickets, vouchers, items and assorted goodies up for grabs, valued at thousands and thousands of dollars, thanks to some very generous prize sponsors from around town.

You can enjoy complimentary delicious popcorn on the night or stand a chance to win tickets courtesy of our friends at Palace Electric Cinemas.

Discover cuisine from around the world at the likes of PappaRich, Au Lac, Wok It Up or Yummy Yalla. Or indulge in some delectable treats from The Cupping Room, San Churro, The Loaded Dice or a Canberra Winery Tour.

And there are plenty of experiences up for grabs too, including chances to check out the Riddle Room, Jet Flight Simulator, Power Kart Raceway and National Folk Festival. Or get some R&R with Thai Bliss Massage or Astral Float Studio.

Check out our full list of prize sponsors below or at www.anufg.org.au/trivia!

GOLD SUPPORTERS:

Astral Float Studio
Au Lac Royal Vegetarian Cuisine
Canberra Winery Tours
Jet Flight Simulator Canberra
National Folk Festival
Palace Electric Cinemas
PappaRich Malaysian Restaurant
Power Kart Raceway
Riddle Room
San Churro Chocolateria
Thai Bliss Massage
The Cupping Room
The Loaded Dice Pub
Wok It Up
Yummy Yalla Restaurant

SILVER SUPPORTERS:

AMF Bowling
Burger Hero
Canberra Theatre Centre
Dee's Book and Comic Shop
Dendy Cinemas
Guild Board Game Restaurant
Inflatable World
Kingsland Vegan Restaurant
Malaysian Chapter
National Film and Sound Archive
Ramas Fijian-Indian Cuisine
Sky Zone
Yarralumla Play Station

BRONZE SUPPORTERS:

Embassy of Belgium
Embassy of Germany
Embassy of Poland
Embassy of Switzerland
Hoyts Cinemas
Madman Entertainment
Palace Films
Paramount Pictures Australia
Sony Pictures Australia
Transmission Films

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WATCH THE TRAILER + WIN DENDY TICKETS!
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In case you haven't heard, we’ve got so many prizes that we’ve already started giving some away!

Head over to our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/ANUFG and watch our latest Trivia Night trailer to go into the running to win a Dendy double pass and DVD pack. All you have to do is (1) watch the video, (2) comment with the title of any one of the films featured in it, and (3) tag a friend.

Click HERE for a direct link to the video.

What's On This Week: WONDER WOMAN, MY COUSIN RACHEL, IT'S ONLY THE END OF THE WORLD and more

8th August, 2017

There’s been a lot going on at the ANU Film Group lately so, in addition to what’s screening this week, here are a few timely reminders that you may find useful:

• ANNUAL TRIVIA NIGHT: our biggest event of the year is coming up in just over two weeks on Friday August 25, and we could really use your support. Get your tickets at any screening or by going to www.anufg.org.au/trivia

• COMMITTEE VACANCY: expressions of interest for people keen on volunteering to join our committee will close on Friday 18 August. Everyone is welcome to apply, not just students. More at www.anufg.org.au/news/276

• WEEKLY UPGRADE: don’t forget that you can upgrade any Weekly membership to a full Semester membership for just $30 ($10 off the regular price). Bring along your Weekly pass within two weeks of expiry to receive the discount.

• MOVIEGOING ETIQUETTE: please be mindful of other patrons by keeping unnecessary noise (talking, plastic packaging) to a minimum, as well as turning off phones and mobile devices, and refraining from using them during the film.

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WHAT’S ON THIS WEEK
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Your last chance to see WONDER WOMAN, a star-studded Canadian-French drama, a monster movie unlike anything you’ve ever seen, an alluring period drama, a mother-daughter kidnapping comedy, and mysterious flowers. There are definitely some very different films on offer at the Film Group this week!

• Tue 8 Aug @ 7:30 PM: FLOWERS (LOREAK)

A receptionist in her early forties is stuck in a passionless marriage and living an unfulfilled life. But she finds her outlook on life changing when she unexpectedly and anonymously begins receiving bouquets of flowers each week.

** Presented in partnership with the Embassy of Spain **

• Thu 10 Aug @ 7:30 PM: WONDER WOMAN (ENCORE SCREENING)

Diana (Gal Gadot) has trained all her life to be an unconquerable warrior. When an American pilot (Chris Pine) crashes on her island and tells of a war raging in the outside world, she leaves her home to join the battle to save humanity.

• Fri 11 Aug @ 7:30 PM: IT’S ONLY THE END OF THE WORLD + COLOSSAL

A writer returns home with the intent of announcing his terminal illness to his family, but the reunion does not go as planned and resentment soon rewrites the course of the afternoon. Winner of the Grand Prix jury prize at Cannes in 2016.

** Presented in partnership with the High Commission of Canada **

Then, in COLOSSAL (at approx. 9:15 PM), when a giant creature begins wreaking havoc in Seoul, a down-on-her-luck woman (Anne Hathaway) gradually comes to the realisation that she is somehow inadvertently controlling the monster.

• Sat 12 Aug @ **7 PM**: MY COUSIN RACHEL + SNATCHED

In MY COUSIN RACHEL, a young Englishman (Sam Claflin) plots revenge against his mysterious cousin (Rachel Weisz) believing that she murdered his guardian. But his feelings become complicated as he finds himself falling under her spell.

Then, in SNATCHED (at approx. 8:45 PM), a woman (Amy Schumer) persuades her ultra-cautious mother (Goldie Hawn) to travel with her to Ecuador, but they are soon embroiled in an outrageous adventure when they are kidnapped.

** ‘NO GUESTS’ SCREENINGS THIS WEEK: WONDER WOMAN **

Want to Join the ANUFG Committee? + What's On This Week

2nd August, 2017

The Avengers. The Seven Samurai. Ocean’s Eleven. The Fellowship of the Ring. The ANU Film Group Committee. All are legendary and formidable teams – but only one of them has a vacancy that you could fill!

We currently have a vacancy on the ANU Film Group’s committee of management, and are looking for someone to join the team.

Normally comprising a group of 20 volunteers, the ANUFG committee is responsible for the day to day running of the Group – from selling memberships and managing at screenings to broader tasks like programming films, promoting the group, running our trivia nights, and everything else in between.

If you are interested in volunteering to fill this vacancy, please write to us at info@anufg.org.au with a brief introduction about yourself and what you could bring to the running of Australia’s largest film society. We will be accepting expressions of interest until FRIDAY 18 AUGUST at 11:59 PM.

Please note that this is a volunteer position, and committee members are not paid for their time – but it’s great fun, and there are plenty of other perks too. And if you wish to know more, don’t hesitate to get in touch.

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WHAT’S ON THIS WEEK
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This week at the ANU Film Group, Captain Jack Sparrow returns and Heath Ledger is remembered. Plus don’t miss our foreign film double feature on Friday night and a very special George Lazenby double-O-feature on Saturday!

• Wed 2 Aug @ 7:30 PM: I AM HEATH LEDGER

Friends and family of the late actor Heath Ledger remember his life and career in this intimate look at his life through the lens of his own camera as he films and often performs in his own personal journey.

• Thu 3 Aug @ 7:30 PM: PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: DEAD MEN TELL NO TALES

When an undead but deadly nemesis sets out to kill every pirate at sea, Captain Jack Sparrow’s (Johnny Depp) only hope of survival lies in seeking out the legendary Trident of Poseidon. Also starring Javier Bardem and Geoffrey Rush.

• Fri 4 Aug @ 7:30 PM: THINGS TO COME + PERFECT STRANGERS

In French drama THINGS TO COME, when her husband suddenly announces that he is leaving her for another woman, a high school teacher (Isabelle Huppert) finds herself unexpectedly faced with freedom for the first time.

Then, in Italian comedy PERFECT STRANGERS (at approx. 9:15 PM), seven friends get together for dinner and decide to conduct a social experiment by sharing the content of every message, email and phone call they receive.

• Sat 5 Aug @ **7 PM**: BECOMING BOND + ON HER MAJESTY’S SECRET SERVICE

In BECOMING BOND, discover the stranger-than-fiction true story of George Lazenby, an Australian car mechanic with no acting experience who, through an unbelievable set of circumstances, landed the coveted role of James Bond.

Then, in 1969’s ON HER MAJESTY’S SECRET SERVICE (at approx. 8:45 PM), 007 (George Lazenby) teams up with mob boss’s daughter and goes undercover at a research facility in the Swiss Alps to uncover Blofeld’s most deadly plot yet.

** ‘NO GUESTS’ SCREENINGS THIS WEEK: PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: DEAD MEN TELL NO TALES **

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ANNUAL TRIVIA NIGHT ON FRIDAY 25 AUGUST – WIN PRIZES NOW!
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Our upcoming fundraising Annual Trivia Night has so many prizes that we’ve already started giving some away…

To go into the running to win a Hoyts double pass and DVD pack, simply head over to our Facebook page to watch a trailer for the Trivia Night and then answer the question in the comments section. Entries close tomorrow (Thursday 3 August) but stay tuned as we will be running a prize giveaway each week until the big night!

To enter, click CLICK HERE

And while you're at it, don't forget to get your tickets our Annual Trivia Night on Friday 25 August at the Hellenic Club in Woden. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at screenings, or online at www.anufg.org.au/trivia

July 2017

Free WONDER WOMAN Re-Screening on Sunday 30 July @ 7 PM

30th July, 2017

Due to our free Bush Week screening on Friday 28 July filling up much earlier than expected, which resulted in many people being turned away, we will be re-screening WONDER WOMAN for FREE once again on Sunday 30 July.

Doors will open at 6:30 PM, with the film starting at 7 PM. Please note the earlier Sunday start time.

And yes, it will be free for all to attend again, so spread the word and come along!

What's On This Week: WONDER WOMAN, DESPICABLE ME 3, THE MUMMY and more!

25th July, 2017

Who’s up for some quizzical quandaries tonight? We’re back again this month – and the last Tuesday of every month – to host the Phoenix Pub’s weekly quiz nights.

DATE: Tuesday 25 July, 2017
TIME: 6:30 PM (until approx. 9 PM)
VENUE: The Phoenix Pub, 21 East Row (near Platform 3 of the Civic Bus Interchange)

Entry is free, and prizes up for grabs include free drinks, bar tabs and passes to ANUFG screenings (for the non-members amongst you).

And that’s just a warm up for our biggest event of the year: our annual fundraising trivia night at the Hellenic Club on Friday 25 August. Assemble your team and get your tickets for a trivia night unlike any other – while helping to keep Australia's largest film society going!

Tickets now available at screenings or online at www.anufg.org.au/trivia

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WHAT’S ON THIS WEEK
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This Friday we close out ANUSA’s Bush Week with a FREE screening of WONDER WOMAN on Friday, so tell everyone you know and make sure you come early to avoid missing out – or catch the members-only encore screening instead on Thursday August 10. Also making at appearance at Coombs this week: Minions, Tom Cruise, Tupac and Frantz (not in the same movie, though that would be something...).

• Wed 26 July @ 7:30 PM: FRANTZ

In the aftermath of World War I, a German woman grieving the death of her fiancé notices an unknown Frenchman laying flowers at her fiancé’s grave. They begin bonding over memories of him – until startling revelations come to light.

• Thu 27 July @ 7:30 PM: ALL EYEZ ON ME

The true and untold story of prolific rapper, actor, poet and activist Tupac Shakur – from his early days in New York City to becoming one of the world’s most recognised and influential voices before his untimely death at the age of 25.

• Fri 28 July @ 7:30 PM: WONDER WOMAN (Free Screening)

Diana (Gal Gadot) has trained all her life to be an unconquerable warrior. When an American pilot (Chris Pine) crashes on her island and tells of a war raging in the outside world, she leaves her home to join the battle to save humanity.

• Sat 29 July @ **5 PM**: DESPICABLE ME 3

Reformed supervillain Gru must face off against an ‘80s-obsessed former child star-turned-villain, while meeting his long-lost and more successful twin brother, who wants him to return to a life of crime to honour their father’s legacy.

• Sat 29 July @ **7 PM**: THE MUMMY (2017)

Tom Cruise stars in this modern day take on the classic horror tale, in which a team of explorers stumble upon the crypt of an ancient princess in the desert and inadvertently unleash her fury and vengeance upon an unsuspecting world.

** ‘NO GUESTS’ SCREENINGS THIS WEEK: DESPICABLE ME 3, THE MUMMY **

Trivia Night Tickets Now on Sale

19th July, 2017

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TRIVIA NIGHT TICKETS NOW ON SALE!
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If trivia nights were award shows, then our Annual Trivia Night would definitely be the Oscars of trivia nights!

Glitzy, glam (that’s just the wait staff) and chock-full of prizes worth way more than a golden statue of a naked man, this is our primary fundraising event for the year. As a not-for-profit society which relies on membership fees to keep going, your support would be greatly appreciated. Anyone is welcome to attend – you don’t need to be a member.

In return for attending, you will get a trivia night that is unlike any other. We spend months coming up with the questions and use a unique mix of audio-visual and traditional questions, as well as individual, group and creative rounds, to keep you thoroughly entertained.

WHERE: The Hellenic Club of Canberra, Matilda Street, Woden

WHEN: Friday 25 August 2017 from 7 PM for a 7:30 PM start

TICKETS: $20 per person, for individuals, small groups or tables of up to 10.

Tickets are available for purchase now at www.anufg.org.au/trivia. Alternatively, you can also get your tickets in person from the Laminating Desk below the screen at all screenings in the lead up to the night. Spaces are limited and tickets do go quickly, so if you’re keen on booking a table, better get in fast!

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WHAT’S ON THIS WEEK
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After an explosive start with TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT, the rest of our opening week’s screenings include one of the most acclaimed and surprising films of the year (GET OUT), the exclusive Canberra premiere of a major international film (PERSONAL SHOPPER), an action-packed sequel (JOHN WICK: CHAPTER 2), a British mystery-drama (THE SENSE OF AN ENDING) and a pair of cult classics not seen on the big screen in years (THE WIZ, ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK). Don’t miss out!

• Wed 19 July @ 7:30 PM: THE SENSE OF AN ENDING

An elderly divorcee (Jim Broadbent) receives a letter that unlocks memories of a relationship he had in the 1960s. As he becomes haunted by his past, he is presented with a mysterious legacy that causes him to re-think his life.

• Thu 20 July @ 7:30 PM: PERSONAL SHOPPER

An American woman (Kristen Stewart) working as a personal shopper in Paris is attempting to make posthumous contact with her twin brother who died there when she begins receiving mysterious messages. Canberra premiere screening.

• Fri 21 July @ 7:30 PM: GET OUT + THE WIZ (1978)

In the highly acclaimed horror-thriller GET OUT, an African American man is finally going to meet his Caucasian girlfriend’s parents, but soon discovers that their friendly and polite demeanour masks an unimaginable nightmare.

Then, in THE WIZ (at approx. 9:15 PM), a young woman stranded in a mysterious land seeks the assistance of a wizard to get home, in this urban re-imagining of The Wizard of Oz. Starring Diana Ross, Michael Jackson and Richard Pryor.

• Sat 22 July @ **7 PM**: JOHN WICK: CHAPTER 2 + ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK (1981)

In JOHN WICK: CHAPTER 2, a legendary retired assassin (Keanu Reeves) is compelled by an Italian gangster to repay a past favour. He reluctantly travels to Rome where he discovers that a large bounty has been put on his life.

Then, in cult classic ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK (at approx. 9:15 PM), a convict (Kurt Russell) is sent in to rescue the President after his plane crashes on the island of Manhattan, now serving as a maximum security prison in futuristic 1997.

** ‘NO GUESTS’ SCREENINGS THIS WEEK: GET OUT, JOHN WICK: CHAPTER 2 **

Semester Two rolls out TONIGHT with a free screening of TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT!

17th July, 2017

Do you like giant robots, but feel guilty about spending your hard-earned money paying to see them fight on the big screen? Well, you’re in luck, because tonight you don’t have to!

Join the ANU Film Group in rolling out our new Semester Two 2017 programme tonight (Monday 17 July) with a free screening of the action-packed sci-fi blockbuster TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT at 7:30 PM.

In director Michael Bay’s epic fifth instalment in the series (don’t worry – you needn’t have seen the others), the humans and Transformers are at war. Seeking a way to end the conflict, an inventor (Mark Wahlberg) forms an unlikely alliance with an English historian (Anthony Hopkins) to uncover the hidden history of Transformers on Earth – and discover that the key to saving the future may lie in the secrets of the past.

Our wonderful canteen run by the Rotary Club of Woden Daybreak will also be open at tonight’s screening, providing their usual assortment of popcorn, snacks and drinks – with all proceeds going to charity. So you can have your favourite movie snack and feel good about yourself while doing so too.

If TRANSFORMERS isn’t your thing – and you’re not already a member by then – we also have a free screening of WONDER WOMAN coming up next week on Friday 28 July. Or you can come along to both, because why not? It’s two films for the price of... none!

More details about our new Semester Two programme can be found at www.anufg.org.au/programme, with memberships available for purchase at all screenings or online at www.anufg.org.au/join