School Holiday Program: Back to the 80s

An older man with white hair, wearing a lab coat and holding a large remote control standing next to a young man at night time, they both look shocked as they stare into the distance.
11-25 January
Arc Cinema
$10 or free under 4 years (each session)

This school holidays, head back in time and revisit 80s blockbusters and era-defining hits like ET, Ghostbusters and Back to the Future on the big screen!



A large moon in the night sky behind a silhouette of a child riding a flying bicycle with a basket on the handle bars.



ET The Extra-Terrestrial             

11 Jan, 10:30am


Three teenagers in brightly coloured clothes sitting on BMX bikes and smiling at the camera.



BMX Bandits – 35mm

12 Jan, 10:30am


Four men standing in a row wearing beige uniforms with equipment strapped to their backs




16 Jan, 10:30am


An older man with white hair, wearing white cover-alls and sitting in a DeLorean car while a young man kneels on the ground next to the car talking to him.



Back to the Future

17 Jan, 10:30am


An older Japanese man and a teenage boy pictured from the shoulders up facing each other.



The Karate Kid Part II

18 Jan, 10:30am


A young woman and man pictured from the shoulders up in a forest, they are dishevelled and have dirt on their faces.



The Princess Bride

23 Jan, 10:30am


A man in a suit pictured from the waist up in profile staring at a fortune-telling machine from a carnival.




24 Jan, 10:30am


Close up of a man looking through a magnifying glass and holding a spoon while a woman looks over his shoulder.



Honey, I Shrunk the Kids             

25 Jan, 10:30am



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