ENCORE SCREENING: The Legend of Ben Hall
Following our SOLD OUT screening of The Legend of Ben Hall we're putting on an encore screening of the 2016 Australian film.
Bushranger Ben Hall and his gang were the scourge of the Canberra region 150 years ago - still talked about today for their daring hold-up of the Collector Hotel.
After two years running from the law, Ben Hall is soon drawn back into bushranging by the reappearance of his old friend, John Gilbert. Re-forming the gang and taking on new recruit John Dunn, the trio begins a spree of robberies and crimes across New South Wales. After the killing of two policemen, they become the most wanted men in the colony. When the government moves to declare them outlaws that can be shot on sight, Ben Hall makes desperate plans to flee the colony; with such a large bounty on their heads, treachery abounds where they least expect it.
Ben Hall is the 'Jesse James' of Australia's colonial history, yet few people know his name or his remarkable tale. The Legend of Ben Hall will change that forever. It is the first time his story has been told on the big screen. No other Australian outlaw story is more enthralling and tragic than that of Ben Hall.
'A serious film ... as faithful as possible to the facts. Australia’s Wild West stories need this sort of treatment' – Urban Cinefile