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THURSDAY 22 October 7.00pm
THE THIRD WIFE 2018 Ash Mayfair Vietnam 96min MA15+ Vietnamese
In 19th-century rural Vietnam, 14-year-old May becomes the third wife of wealthy landowner Hung. Soon, she learns that she can only gain status by asserting herself as a woman who can give birth to a male child. May’s hope to change her status turns into a real and tantalizing possibility when she gets pregnant. Faced with forbidden love and its devastating consequences, May finally comes to an understanding of the brutal truth: the options available to her are few and far between.
Debut director Ash Mayfair delivers a gorgeously intimate, evocative, and melancholy story of female subjugation in 19th-century Vietnam.
THURSDAY 22 October 8.50pm
THE WHISTLERS 2019 Corneliu Porumboiu Romania, France 97min M English, Romanian, Spanish
Cristi, a Romanian police officer who is a whistle blower for mafia, is going to La Gomera Island to learn an ancestral whistling language. In Romania he is under police surveillance and by using this coded language he will continue to communicate with the mobsters to get Zsolt out of prison. Zsolt is the only one who knows where 30 millions of euros are hidden.
This Romanian comedy-drama about a dirty cop doffs its cap to classic Hollywood
SATURDAY 31 October 2.30pm - Season Closing
FOR SAMA 2019 Edward Watts, Waad al-Kateab Syria, UK 95min MA15+ Arabic
SATURDAY 31 October 4.20pm -Season Closing
PORTRAIT OF A LADY ON FIRE 2019 Céline Sciamma France 119min M French
Non members welcome - $15 for two films
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The films that make up our program have been selected, mostly sight unseen by the committee and based on availability as announced by the distributors. We aim to select a variety of films from various countries
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