Mar 2024

A man raises a bladed weapon and sneaks up behind an unsuspecting detective. Three men in 1970s clothing stand back and watch the fighting
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The Man from Hong Kong

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2:00pm

A Hong Kong detective comes to 1970s Sydney to extradite a drug courier.

A cartoon soldier sits at a desk in a tent holding a wooden box while a pigeon looks on
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Special Screening – Oscar-Nominated Short Films (Animated) 2024

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6:00pm

See this year's Oscar nominees for Best Short Film (Animated) on the big screen!

A man wearing a suit holds open a book as if reading aloud from it. Behind him are bookcases filled with books
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Special Screening – Oscar-Nominated Short Films (Live Action) 2024

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6:00pm

See this year's Oscar nominees for Best Short Film (Live Action) on the big screen!

A man and woman standing outside wearing identical yellow uniforms. They are both wet and look scared.
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Turkey Shoot

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6:00pm

Undoubtably one of the most notorious Australian films ever made.

People in futuristic uniforms march along a dark space illuminated by neon-strip lighting
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Tron

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9:00pm

Ticket includes access to Neon Nights activities from 7.30pm.

A group of people wearing warm clothing in a rubber dhingy sailing in icy water with a snowy landscape behind them
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IWD screening – The Leadership

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4:00pm

What does it take for women to become leaders? What stands in their way?

A large group of adults standing in shallow water with their arms outstretched
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IWD Event: A BOLD Vision

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7:30pm

A screening of ACT-based and connected female dance filmmakers and directors.

A young woman is seated on a couch looking intently at a video camera
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Pleasure

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8:00pm

An aspiring star confronts the complex, gendered landscape of consent in the adult film industry.

A man standing outside wearing a black leather motorcycle jacket looks back over his shoulder.
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Mad Max

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2:00pm

It's hard to overstate the influence of Mad Max on filmmakers and action cinema.

A man in a suit looks sideways at a man in a police uniform. Between them is a bullet hole in the wall they are standing against.
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The Guard

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7:00pm

The Guard explores the good cop, bad cop trope with great wit and humour.

Musician Nai Palm wears a white shirt and black jacket holding one finger against her cheek. She has pink hair tied up in a topknot and metal jewellery across her nose
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Church Presents Nai Palm + Friends @ the NFSA

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3:00pm to 7:00pm

A unique and intimate performance from three-time GRAMMY-nominated artist Nai Palm.

Two men in rough Second World War-era costumes crouched down in a forest, looking at the ground. One of them is wearing military dog tags while the other holds a hunting knife
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Inglourious Basterds

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6:00pm

Quentin Tarantino rides roughshod across the face of Nazi history in Inglourious Basterds.

A man wearing paint-spattered clothing stands in front of a large painting of a face. A younger man sits nearby, looking down at a notepad in his lap
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Acute Misfortune + Q&A

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2:00pm

Detailing the final years of controversial, Archibald Prize-winning artist Adam Cullen.

A woman in a green coat stands next to bearded man in a priest's coat. They are standing outside on a misty moor
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Calvary

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7:00pm

This exceptional film illuminates the cathartic possibilities of black comedy.

A montage of people in German Second World War costumes, including a young boy and a comical looking Hitler
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Jojo Rabbit

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1:00pm

Propaganda, reality and childlike curiosity collide in Jojo Rabbit.

Two men stand back to back along the Irish coastline
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The Banshees of Inisherin

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6:00pm

Banshees explores masculinity, friendship and emotional vulnerability with striking pathos.

A man and woman performing a choreographed dance wearing lightweight bodysuits covered in painted orange, brown and blue dots. They are in a studio in which the floor and walls are decorated with the same pattern
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Cunningham

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5:30pm

Part of Art Meets Film, a free program presented in partnership with the National Gallery of Australia.

A woman wearing black holds her hand to her chest while looking upwards. Behind her is a red-tinted montage of women performing modern dance
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Cult Classics: Suspiria

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8:00pm

This stylish horror is a reimagining of Dario Argento’s 1970s surrealist nightmare.

A woman wearing a black hat with a veil and a red blazer and staring out the window
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Spencer

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6:00pm

Spencer distils the troubled marriage of Princess Diana into three days over Christmas 1991.

A teenage girl wearing a white dress and standing outside in front of a white fence with a garden bed of white flowers
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Jasper Jones + Discussion

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1:00pm

A gripping small-town murder mystery, adapted from Craig Silvey’s bestseller.

A woman standing outside is laughing while wearing a gold top and elaborate headdress
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Science. Art. Film.: Black Orpheus + Panel

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6:00pm

Black Orpheus sets the Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice during Carnival in Rio Di Janeiro.

In a darkened room, a man in a suit whispers in the ear of an older man wearing a tuxedo with a red rose in his lapel
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The Godfather

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6:00pm

Marlon Brando and Al Pacino still dazzle in this Academy Award-winning crime masterwork.

An aeroplane pilot wearing a black uniform and sunglasses links arms with a line of female air stewards in 1960s blue uniforms while walking through an airport terminal
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Catch Me If You Can

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1:00pm

Leonardo DiCaprio stars as a dashing real-life teenage swindler in Steven Spielberg's film.

A transgender woman wears a glittery corset and white pearl necklace and stands on stage in front a banner reading Transylvanian Convention
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The Rocky Horror Picture Show (35mm)

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7:00pm

Do the Time Warp and join Janet and Brad as they stumble into the castle of Dr Frank-N-Furter.

A cartoon of a blond man in a gold tunic smiling and pointing at a woman wringing out water from her long ponytail
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Hercules + Children’s Egg Hunt

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2:00pm

Join us for a pre-screening chocolate egg hunt for children in the NFSA Courtyard at 1.45pm.