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FILM – Chauvel Cinema: Session Times 24 – 30 Sept 2009

September 24, 2009toSeptember 30, 2009

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  • Thu Sep 24 through to Wed Sep 30, 2009

VAN DIEMEN’S LAND (MA15+)
ThuAlexander Pearce (Oscar Redding) is one of a band of Scots, Irish and English convicts who escape a brutal Tasmanian prison colony in 1822, without much thought for the futility of their actions. As hunger takes over, national allegiances and individualist impulse begins to fracture the group – it’s every man for himself – and taboos be damned…
 11.00, 1.00, 3.00pm
Fri 11.00, 1.00, 3.00, 6.35pm
Sat 11.00, 1.00, 6.10, 8.45pm
Sun 11.00, 1.00, 6.45, 8.45pm
Mon 11.00, 1.00, 6.40, 8.45pm
Tue 12.35, 2.35, 7.00, 9.10pm
Wed 12.35, 2.35, 7.00, 8.40pm

ANVIL: THE STORY OF ANVIL (M)
At 14 years of age, best friends Lips & Robb made a pact to rock together forever. They meant it.
Thu    4.45pm     Fri     2.50pm     Sat/Sun 11.10am
Mon     4.40pm        Tue/Wed   1.10pm

ENCOUNTERS AT THE END OF THE WORLD (G)
Accompanied only by his cameraman, Werner Herzog (Grizzly Man) travels 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. “4/4. A poem of oddness & beauty” Roger Ebert, CHICAGO SUN
Thu 2.45pm
Fri 6.45pm
Sat-Mon 2.40pm
Tue/Wed 3.00pm

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 11.00am
Fri 1.10, 5.00pm
Sat 1.00, 6.40pm
Sun 1.00, 5.00, 6.40pm
Mon 1.05, 4.55, 8.45pm
Tue 11.00, 4.30pm (sharp)
Wed 11.00, 4.40pm

PONYO ON THE CLIFF BY THE SEA (G)
Special ticket offer: $12 General/$10 Movie Club
The latest masterpiece from Academy Award-winning writer/director Hayao Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli (Spirited Away, Howl’s Moving Castle). SCREENING IN ORIGINAL JAPANESE LANGUAGE WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES AT CHAUVEL!
Thu   12.45pm      Fri 11.10, 4.45pm
Sat 3.00, 4.40pm       Sun 3.00, 4.40, 8.15pm
Mon   11.10, 3.00pm    Tue/Wed   11.10, 5.00, 9.00pm

Until October 9!
GO, GO! KILL! KILL!
A Russ Meyer Retrospective.
Discover cinema’s undisputed king of sexploitation, camp humour, sly satire & ample-breasted actresses.

This Fri: 8.30pm: FASTER, PUSSYCAT! KILL! KILL! (1965) (M)
A new breed of superwoman emerges from the ruthlessness of our times. John Waters’ favourite film of all time.

Next Fri (Sep 25): UP! (1976) (R18+)
No – definitely not the Pixar film!

Tickets: $16.50/13.50 conc/movie club/2ser
Tix online or at the door – full details online! 
CINEMATHEQUE 
Monday 6.30pm
WHY DOES HERR R RUN AMOK (1969) (18+)
Dir: Rainer Werner Fassbinder
Herr R, technical draftsman and model family man, enjoys a comfortable, but uneventful middle-class existence. One afternoon, for no apparent reason, he bludgeons his wife and child to death with a heavy candlestick. The next morning he is found hanged. The theme of the ordinary man destroyed by his inability to cope with modern life was a favourite of Fassbinder’s.
Tix $18/15 (Valid 4 wks + guest free!)
THREE BLIND MICE (M)
8.40pm 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 8.40pm
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!
Following the critically acclaimed Phedré from Britain’s leading theatre company, Chauvel presents the second production of NT Live, Marianne Elliot’s staging of Shakespeare’s wondrous, bittersweet story.
ALL’S WELL THAT ENDS WELL (G)
“4/4. Beautiful, funny & touching…. A fairytale for adults”
-Daily Telegraph (UK)
 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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