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FILM – Chauvel Cinema: Session Times 10 – 16 Sept 2009

September 10, 2009toSeptember 16, 2009

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  • Session Times

ENCOUNTERS AT THE END OF THE WORLD (PG)
In his first documentary since Grizzly Man, Werner Herzog, accompanied only by his cameraman, traveled to Antarctica, to speak with the one thousand men and women who risk their lives and sanity in search of cutting edge science, and to discover the raw beauty of the ultimate Down Under.
“Only Herzog would quiz a penguin specialist about penguin prostitution, and whether there are gay or insane penguins!”
David Stratton, AT THE MOVIES
Thu    12.50, 2.50, 9.10pm
Fri    12.50, 2.50, 4.50, 6.40pm
Sat/Sun    12.50, 2.50, 4.45, 6.30, 8.45pm
Mon    12.50, 2.45, 9.15pm
Tue    12.50, 2.45, 6.30, 8.45pm
Wed    12.50, 2.45, 6.45, 9.10pm

CONTACT (PG)
WINNER – FOXTEL DOCUMENTARY PRIZE – 2009 SYDNEY FILM FESTIVAL
In 1964 Yuwali was 17 when her first contact with “whitefellas” was filmed, and the traditional way of life she led came to an abrupt end. Now 62 she tells the story behind the footage.  “Could be the most profoundly-moving film this country has ever made” – Simon Foster, SBS FILM
Thu    1.30, 3.10, 4.50, *6.30pm
*Opening Night Screening, followed by live Q&A with directors Bentley Dean & Martin Butler. Regular pricing applies.
Fri    1.30, 3.10pm
Sat/Sun    1.30, 3.10, 4.50, 7.00pm
Mon/Tue    11.30, 4.45, 7.10pm
Wed    11.30, 7.35pm

PONYO ON THE CLIFF BY THE SEA (G)
All tix:
$12 General/$10 Movie Club The latest masterpiece from Academy Award-winning writer/director Hayao Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli (Spirited Away, Princes Mononoke, Howl’s Moving Castle) took its inspiration from Hans Christian Andersen’s The Little Mermaid. SCREENING IN ORIGINAL JAPANESE LANGUAGE WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES AT CHAUVEL!
Thu            11.30, 4.45,8.45pm7.00pm
Fri              11.30,4.45,6.45pm
Sat              11.30,8.30pm
Sun             11.30,8.30pm
Mon            1.10,3.10,5.10,8.45pm
Tues            1.10,3.10,5.10,8.30pm
Wed             1.10,3.104.45,8.45pm

THE COVE (M)
Audience Award – Voted Best Film! 2009 Sydney & Sundance Film Festivals. In this pulse-pounding thriller, a crack-team of divers, activists and special effects experts infiltrate a secret cove in Japan to expose one of history’s most shocking and unimaginable crimes against nature.
“A cross between Flipper and the Bourne Identity” Rolling Stone
Thu            10.45am
Fri-Wed        11.00am

Starts this Friday!
GO, GO! KILL! KILL!
A Russ Meyer Retrospective.
Sep 11-Oct 9!
Discover cinema’s undisputed king of sexploitation, camp humour, sly satire & ample-breasted actresses.

This Fri: 8.30pm: BENEATH THE VALLEY OF THE ULTRA VIXENS (R18+)
An all-out assault on today’s sexual mores, and more.
Next Fri (Sep 18): VIXEN (R18+)

Tickets: $16.50/13.50 conc/movie club/2ser
5 films for just $50.00. Advance tickets now on sale – full details & tix online!

CINEMATHEQUE
Monday 6.30pm
BIRTH OF A NATION (1915) (M)
Dir: D.W. GRIFFITH
The first movie blockbuster. This epic Civil War drama, using the interwoven stories of two families, one Southern and one Northern, is one of the most influential films in the history of the cinema and, because of its racism, one of the most controversial.
Tix $18/15 (Valid 4 wks + guest free!)

THREE BLIND MICE (M)
8.30pm Every Friday at Chauvel
Three young Australian naval officers on shore-leave hit the streets of Sydney before being shipped out to a middle-eastern war in Mathew Newton’s debut feature.
Fri            8.30pm
Regular pricing applies. Tickets on sale in person at Chauvel or online.

Direct from New York!
THE NY METROPOLITAN OPERA 09/10
The new season of the Met’s groundbreaking series will present 9 transmissions in 2009–10. Season opens with Puccini’s TOSCA on 24th Oct 2009.

Tickets: $27 general, $24 senior/student
Now on sale! in person, ph 1300 306 776 or online 24hrs via www.mca-tix.com
Full details: www.chauvelcinema.net.au/met

UK’S NATIONAL THEATRE – DIRECT FROM LONDON!
The second production of NT Live, Marianne Elliot’s staging of Shakespeare’s wondrous, bittersweet story.
ALL’S WELL THAT ENDS WELL (G)
Sat (Oct 17) 1.00pm & Sun (Oct 18) 1.00pm
Tickets: $25 general, $23 senior/student
Now on sale! in person, ph 1300 306 776 or online.

Chauvel Cinema Cnr Oxford Street & Oatley Road, Paddington
Info Line: 02 9361 5398           Groups 20+ ONLY:  02 9339 0348
Book online! WWW.CHAUVELCINEMA.NET.AU

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