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BROMLEY: LIGHT AFTER DARK

Monday 17 June 10am, 6:30pm Director Sean McDonald Documentary Australia 98 minutes The film is a story of art, true love and triumph over darkness.  Australian artist, David Bromley was a lost soul, until he found that art appeased the voices in his head and helped him find beauty in the world again. We go […]

FREMONT

Wednesday 12 June 10am, 2:30pm, 5pm, 7:30pm Director Babak Jalali USA English Afghani (English subtitles) 91 minutes Troubled 20-something Donya, an Afghan translator who used to work with the US government, has trouble sleeping. She lives by herself in Fremont in a building with other Afghan immigrants, often dining alone at a local restaurant watching […]

EDGE OF THE BLADE

Monday 13 May 10am, 6:30pm Director Vincent Perez French (English subtitles) Historical Drama 101 minutes It is 1887 and Parisian society is going through transformations that will resonate for decades to come. The supposedly outlawed practice of men fighting duels to preserve and restore honour still thrives, while women are not permitted to vote, let […]

ALL OF US STRANGERS

Monday 22 April 10am, 6:30pm Director Andrew Haigh Drama England 105 minutes One night in his near-empty tower block in contemporary London, Adam (Andrew Scott) has a chance encounter with a mysterious neighbour Harry (Paul Mescal), which punctures the rhythm of his everyday life. As a relationship develops between them, Adam is preoccupied with memories […]

GOODBYE JULIA

Wednesday 8 May 10am, 2:30pm, 5pm, 7:30pm Director Mohamed Kordofani Drama Sudan Arabic (English subtitles) 120 minutes Across the divides of rich and poor, Muslim and Christian, north and south, light-skinned and dark, Mona and Julia become friends. Goodbye Julia tells the story of two women who represent the complicated relationship and differences between northern […]

HOUSEKEEPING FOR BEGINNERS

Wednesday 22 May 10am, 2:30pm, 5pm, 7:30pm Director Goran Stolevski Drama Macedonia Macedonian (English subtitles) 107 minutes From acclaimed filmmaker Goran Stolevski comes a story exploring the universal truths of family, both the ones we’re born into and ones we find for ourselves.  Dita never wanted to be a mother, but circumstances force her to […]

PERFECT DAYS

Wednesday 17 April 10am, 2:30pm, 5pm, 7:30pm Director Wim Wenders Drama Japan Japanese (English subtitles) 123 minutes Hirayama seems utterly content with his simple life as a cleaner of toilets in Tokyo. Outside of his very structured everyday routine, he enjoys his passion for music and books. And he loves trees and takes photos of […]

WHALE NATION

Wednesday 13th March 10am, 2:30pm, 5pm, 7:30pm Director Jean-Albert Lievre Documentary France English 82 minutes A humpback whale is beached on a remote shore. During the fight to save its life, scientists discover the story of these extraordinary creatures, denizens of the world’s oceans. Inspired by Heathcote Williams’ bestselling book, and exquisitely narrated by Richard […]

RICEBOY SLEEPS

Monday 18 March 10am, 6:30pm Director Anthony Shim Drama Canada English/Korean (English subtitles) 117minutes So-Young is a Korean single mother raising her adolescent son Dong-Hyun in the suburbs of Canada during the 90s. Determined to provide a better life for him than the one she left behind in her native country, she does her best […]

NFS SHORT FILM SHOWCASE

Wednesday 27 March 10am, 2:30pm, 5pm, 7:30pm A diverse selection of six powerful short films from emerging young film-makers, this program includes three award-winning films from the 2023 Heart of Gold International Film Festival: Voice Activated (comedy/Australia), directed by Steve Anthopoulos, winner of the Audience Choice Award. Dipped in Black (drama/Australia), directed by Matthew Thorne, […]