[Endcreditsfilm] Just 3 Weeks Until TFF Cairns!

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Thu Oct 18 01:15:39 CEST 2018

Fwd from TFF
Looks like another great program.

Let the critics help you decide!
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Image: I Used to Be Normal: A Boyband Fangirl Story

The best of Sydney Film Festival will be showing at Cairns Central Cinema from 9–13 November, when the Travelling Film Festival hits town. With so many wonderful films on offer, let the critics reviews help you decide what films to book into!

6:00 PM Opening Night Reception
7:00 PM Screening WEST OF SUNSHINE <https://sff.us16.list-manage.com/track/click?u=17e847548eced1f84f0efc9fa&id=a89c317b23&e=f5fb6b80d0>
Screening the extraordinary film West of Sunshine, Opening Night tickets (from just $9 with a subscription) include a complimentary drink and nibbles on arrival.This film is sure to kick off the festival weekend in style as we follow a working-class dad who must settle a crippling debt in this punchy slice of Australian social realism. "A timely and intelligent essay on the eternal theme of how fathers can both inspire and alienate their sons." - Variety 


12:00 PM GHOSTHUNTER <https://sff.us16.list-manage.com/track/click?u=17e847548eced1f84f0efc9fa&id=b3e3868649&e=f5fb6b80d0>
Winner of the Documentary Australia Foundation Award for Australian Documentary at Sydney Film Festival 2018, Ghosthunter tells the tale of a Western Sydney security guard and part time ghost hunter searching for his absent father. "Ben Lawrence has stumbled across a documentarian’s dream in Sydney security guard Jason King." – Screen International

2:15 PM THE HEIRESSES <https://sff.us16.list-manage.com/track/click?u=17e847548eced1f84f0efc9fa&id=35b476144d&e=f5fb6b80d0>
The winner of the Sydney Film Prize and two awards in Berlin, this rare gem from Paraguay is a beautiful character study which looks at a life-long relationship called into question after a dramatic upheaval, and the beginnings of new desire. "The Heiresses is the kind of story Hollywood doesn't tell anymore; a 50-something woman daring to rekindle her lost spirit of discovery." - Seattle Times

4:30 PM DON'T WORRY, HE WON'T GET FAR ON FOOT <https://sff.us16.list-manage.com/track/click?u=17e847548eced1f84f0efc9fa&id=aa1d8c7e55&e=f5fb6b80d0>
Joaquin Phoenix, Jonah Hill, Rooney Mara and Jack Black star in Gus Van Sant’s inspirational, funny film on the life of cult cartoonist John Callahan. "Joaquin Phoenix eases into the lead role with equal parts raw pain, ironic humor and eventual mellow acceptance." - The Hollywood Reporter

8:00 PM COLD WAR <https://sff.us16.list-manage.com/track/click?u=17e847548eced1f84f0efc9fa&id=f3982d41e9&e=f5fb6b80d0>
This passionate, music-filled love story is set in Cold War-era Europe and is based on the relationship of the directors own parents. "It is an elliptical, episodic story of imprisonment and escape, epic in scope." - The Guardian
Image: Woman at War
11:00 AM WOMAN AT WAR <https://sff.us16.list-manage.com/track/click?u=17e847548eced1f84f0efc9fa&id=d9d0346a2b&e=f5fb6b80d0>
Gloriously funny, this year’s Cannes Critics’ Week award-winner from Benedikt Erlingsson (Of Horses and Men, SFF 2014) is about a DIY Icelandic eco-warrior taking on heavy industry and potential motherhood. Woman At War is "Offbeat, poignant and visually exquisite." - The Hollywood Reporter.

1:15 PM BURNING <https://sff.us16.list-manage.com/track/click?u=17e847548eced1f84f0efc9fa&id=7405513263&e=f5fb6b80d0>
A love triangle mystery based on a Haruki Murakami short story, Korean great Lee Chang-dong’s (Secret Sunshine, Poetry) latest was hailed as the best-reviewed film at Cannes. "This is a beautifully crafted film loaded with glancing insights and observations into an understated triangular relationship."  - The Hollywood Reporter 

4:15 PM MCQUEEN <https://sff.us16.list-manage.com/track/click?u=17e847548eced1f84f0efc9fa&id=d04f9113fc&e=f5fb6b80d0>
A vibrant portrait of the late UK fashion icon Alexander McQueen, packed full of interviews with friends, lovers and family, and footage of his inspirational shows. "Like McQueen’s designs, it is thrilling, troubling and tinged with tragedy.” - Screen International

7:15 PM THE INSULT <https://sff.us16.list-manage.com/track/click?u=17e847548eced1f84f0efc9fa&id=1a6dfe11a7&e=f5fb6b80d0>
Ziad Doueiri’s (The Attack, SFF 2013) thrilling, Oscar-nominated legal drama explores festering historical, political and religious divisions in his native Lebanon. "A fascinating and honest assessment of the never-ending conflict between decency and cruelty that rages in every nation, neighbourhood and heart." - The New York Times 

Image: Ága
6:15 PM ÁGA <https://sff.us16.list-manage.com/track/click?u=17e847548eced1f84f0efc9fa&id=5c29fcbbf1&e=f5fb6b80d0>
In this visually spectacular love story, set in the Arctic, an isolated couple must deal with a changing way of life while yearning for their estranged daughter. "Ága emerges as a winning combination of the cozily intimate and the sublimely epic." - The Hollywood Report 

8:15 PM TRANSIT <https://sff.us16.list-manage.com/track/click?u=17e847548eced1f84f0efc9fa&id=3e74ac9513&e=f5fb6b80d0>
Christian Petzold’s wartime love story between World War II refugees is daringly set in contemporary Marseille. "Like all of his work, the writer/director’s fourth film in Berlinale competition is elegantly made, ingenious and intellectually challenging." - Screen International

6:15 PM I USED TO BE NORMAL: A BOYBAND FANGIRL STORY <https://sff.us16.list-manage.com/track/click?u=17e847548eced1f84f0efc9fa&id=b3604ef066&e=f5fb6b80d0>
The coming of age stories of four women whose lives were changed forever by their love of boybands Backstreet Boys, One Direction, Take That and The Beatles. "At a time when the darker side of pop culture worship is all too evident, it offers a welcome reminder of fandom’s cathartic role and positive influence." – Screen Daily

8:15 PM AMERICAN ANIMALS <https://sff.us16.list-manage.com/track/click?u=17e847548eced1f84f0efc9fa&id=0ad2740cc0&e=f5fb6b80d0>
Bart Layton’s first feature is a wildly entertaining docu-fiction hybrid about four young men who attempt one of the most audacious art-heists in history. "This has to rate among the most accomplished and fully realized big-screen debuts of recent times." - The Hollywood Reporter
Get booking and save your seats while you can!

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See you at the Festival in just over a week! 
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