2 Hour 03 minutes
True story. A five-year-old Indian boy gets lost on the streets of Calcutta, thousands of kilometers from home. He survives many challenges before being adopted by a couple in Australia; 25 years later, he sets out to find his lost family. Dev Patel, Nicole Kidman, Rooney Mara.
Screening 16 Feb - 18 Mar 2017 at Glenbrook Cinema »
The Music of Strangers
The Music of Strangers (M)
1 Hour 38 minutes
Cellist Yo-Yo Ma and other international artists of The Silk Road Project discuss their philosophies on music and culture.
An international collective created by acclaimed cellist Yo-Yo Ma, exemplifies music's ability to blur geographical boundaries, blend disparate cultures and inspire hope for both artists and audiences. This documentary follows an ever-changing lineup of performers drawn from the ensemble's more than 50 instrumentalists, vocalists, composers, arrangers, visual artists and storytellers as they gather in locations across the world, exploring the ways art can both preserve traditions and shape cultural evolution.
Screening 23 Feb - 1 Mar 2017 at Glenbrook Cinema »
Jasper Jones (M)
1 Hour 47 minutes
A coming of age story about Charlie Bucktin, a bookish boy of 14. On the night that Jasper Jones, the town's mixed race outcast shows him the dead body of young Laura Wishart, Charlie's life is changed forever. Entrusted with this secret and believing Jasper to be innocent, Charlie embarks on a dangerous journey to find the true killer. Set over the scorching summer holidays of 1965, Charlie defeats the local racists, faces the breakup of his parents and falls head over heels in love as he discovers what it means to be truly courageous.
Screening 2 Mar - 22 Mar 2017 at Glenbrook Cinema »
2 Hour 25 minutes
Denzel Washington. An African-American father struggles with race relations in the United States while trying to raise his family in the 1950s and coming to terms with the events of his life.
The story of Troy Maxson, a mid-century Pittsburgh sanitation worker who once dreamed of a baseball career, but was too old when the major leagues began admitting black players. He tries to be a good husband and father, but his lost dream of glory eats at him, and causes him to make a decision that threatens to tear his family apart. Mild themes, sexual references and coarse language.
Screening 2 Mar - 8 Mar 2017 at Glenbrook Cinema »