M, Offensive Language, suicide
Mister Organ sees journalist and filmmaker David Farrier (Tickled, Dark Tourist), unwittingly drawn into a dangerous game of cat and mouse with a mysterious individual clamping cars and creating havoc in his neighbourhood.
The clamper is revealed to be Michael Organ and as Farrier delves deeper into his background he falls into a thrilling and tension filled three year-long investigation — unearthing a trail of multiple court cases, inflated claims of royal bloodlines and ruined lives, in this incredible true story of psychological warfare.
- 2:45 pm
- 3:15 pm
Vertical Life 3
Vertical Life Film Tour is in its third year and again brings the best of Australian vertical adventures to the globe while showcasing the best of the globe back home in Australia. From untold stories, unsung heroes and the faces we’ve come to know and love in climbing – the Vertical Life Film Tour has something for everyone.
Vertical Life 3 Playlist:
MIDAIR : In scaling rocks by the hardest routes, boulderers seek to escape gravity in an endless quest to achieve weightlessness and momentarily leave the world behind. MIDAIR is a metaphysical bouldering film starring the UK’s best all-round climber, Jim Pope.
Filmed in iconic Lake District locations and set to a pumping techno soundtrack.
Director: Louis-Jack | Runtime: 4:00
EVERYDAY CLIMBERS – PABLO
Pablo, a young Belgian climber, is biking through France in the winter, looking for the best 8A route of the country.
Director: Florent Quint
Effective communication is a challenge every climber faces. It’s a sport that requires intense focus, dedication, and overcoming fear. For Deaf climber Sonya Wilson, communication and community is of vital importance. Elevated is a non-verbal film sharing Sonya’s experience as a Deaf woman and outdoor advocate working to bridge the gap between the Deaf community and the outdoor industry, one crag at a time. Director: Palmer Morse
SEVEN 7 SEVEN
Seven hundred and seventy seven metres. The bizarre number that measures a gap between two cliffs.
In March 2021, a group of dirty and like minded individuals come together to break the Australian record for longest line rigged and bridge this 777m gap.
Heartfelt and soulful, Divya Gordon and Ali Vann give you a glimpse into what it is like to be part of the Australian highlining community and what it means to highline. Director: Divya Gordon, Ali Vann | Runtime: 21:29
Tom Randall is a world class crack climber. He is also a terrible runner, which is why his latest challenge seems like an odd choice. He decided to link up two of the Lake District’s biggest and toughest endurance challenges, the Bob Graham Round and The Classic Rock challenge into one hellish 24 hour mad dash. A funny, honest, genuine and heartfelt story. Director: Matt Pycroft | Runtime: 15:00 mins
Having spent her teenage years in hospital, Grace finds healing in the climbing community.
Director: Sandro Gromen-Hayes | Runtime: 11:56 mins
Short sport documentary film about route settings in Hong Kong’s indoor climbing gym
Director: Tony Cheung | Runtime: 7:15 mins
GIGANTOR – THE DOG FACE
Australian Climber Zac Vertrees is at home on the Dogface climbing Gigantor, a route first aid climbed in 1967. Zac freed the route in 2005, yet it has not seen a second free ascent since. 15 years later he returns to re-climb it and finds it tougher than ever before. The Dogface is notoriously scary, gear can pop, rusty bolts snap by hand and the climbing is always a sandy affair. Director: Ben Sanford
- 4:45 pm
- 7:00 pm
Offensive Language, R16, suicide, Violence
A couple, Margot (Anya Taylor-Joy) and Tyler (Nicholas Hoult), travel to a coastal island in the Pacific Northwest to eat at an exclusive restaurant, Hawthorn, where the reclusive, globally celebrated Chef Julian Slowik (Ralph Fiennes) has prepared a lavish tasting menu for select special guests. Joining the couple are three young, already inebriated tech bros, Bryce (Rob Yang), Soren (Arturo Castro) and Dave (Mark St. Cyr), an older wealthy couple and repeat clients, Anne and Richard (Judith Light and Reed Birney), renowned restaurant critic Lillian Bloom (Janet McTeer) and her slavish magazine editor Ted (Paul Adelstein), and a famous middle-aged movie star (John Leguizamo) with his assistant Felicity (Aimee Carrero).
Hosted by the immaculately dressed front of house staff led by general Elsa (Hong Chau), the evening unfolds with increasing tension at each of the guest tables as secrets are revealed and unexpected courses are served. With wild and violent events occurring, Slowik’s motivation begins to rattle the diners as it becomes increasingly apparent that his elaborate menu is designed to catalyze to a shocking finale.
- 7:30 pm
- 4:45 pm
- 5:15 pm
Disney’s new animated family adventure! The Clades are a legendary family of explorers whose differences threaten to topple their latest and most crucial mission into uncharted and treacherous territory.
Directed by Don Hall, Qui Nguyen.
With Jake Gyllenhaal, Alan Tudyk, Gabrielle Union, Dennis Quaid.
- 2:30 pm
- 2:30 pm
- 3:00 pm
M, Offensive Language, sexual abuse themes, Sexual References, sexual violence
New York Times reporters Megan Twohey and Jodi Kantor break one of the most important stories in a generation — a story that helped launch the #MeToo movement and shattered decades of silence around the subject of sexual assault in Hollywood.
If you enjoyed the likes of SPOTLIGHT, BOMBSHELL and DARK WATERS then SHE SAID is a definite for you. Based on the true story about the fall of Harvey Weinstein and the start of the #MeToo movement this is an important film and needs to be seen by as many people as possible.
Directed by – Maria Schrader
Cast – Tom Pelphrey, Samantha Morton, Carey Mulligan
- 7:15 pm
- 7:15 pm
- 7:30 pm
M, nudity, Offensive Language, Sex Scenes
An Australian musical comedy starring Red (played by Krew Boylan), a self-confessed clown, who decides to take herself seriously by becoming a Dolly Parton impersonator. To find out who she really is – she first must become someone else. Watch as she struggles to move from a vivacious, clumsy redhead real estate agent to full time entertainer trying to find herself on this inspirational journey of self-discovery. As Dolly Parton says, “Be Yourself Because Everyone is taken.”
- 5:15 pm
- 7:30 pm
M, Sex Scenes
Emily tells the imagined life of one of the world’s most famous authors, Emily Brontë, as she finds her voice and writes the literary classic Wuthering Heights, and explores the relationships that inspired her – her raw, passionate sisterhood with Charlotte and Anne; her first aching, forbidden love for Weightman and her care for her maverick brother whom she idolises.
DIRECTOR: Frances O’Connor
STARRING: Emma Mackey, Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Alexandra Dowling
- 2:30 pm
Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
After the death of King T’Challa (Chadwick Boseman), his surviving family and countrymen fight to protect Wakanda from external foes – and encounter the underwater ruler Namor (the Sub-Mariner, making their MCU debut).
- 7:00 pm
- 3:30 pm
- 6:45 pm
- 3:45 pm
- 7:00 pm
The Woman King
content may disturb, R13, sexual violence, Violence
The Woman King is the remarkable story of the Agojie, the all-female unit of warriors who protected the African Kingdom of Dahomey in the 1800s with skills and a fierceness unlike anything the world has ever seen. Inspired by true events, The Woman King follows the emotionally epic journey of General Nanisca (Oscar®-winner Viola Davis) as she trains the next generation of recruits and readies them for battle against an enemy determined to destroy their way of life. Some things are worth fighting for…
Starring : Viola Davis, Thuso Mbedu, Lashana Lynch, Sheila Atim, Hero Fiennes Tiffin and John Boyega
Director: Gina Prince-Bythewood
- 2:15 pm
Mrs Harris goes to Paris
Coarse Language, PG
The enchanting tale of a seemingly ordinary British housekeeper whose dream to own a couture Christian Dior gown takes her on an extraordinary adventure to Paris.
Cast: Lesley Manville, Isabelle Huppert, Jason Isaacs, Anna Chancellor, Lambert Wilson, Alba Baptista, Lucas Bravo, Rose Williams
Director: Anthony Fabian
- 5:00 pm
Dame Valarie Adams : More Than Gold
M, Offensive Language
Olympic champion, Kiwi Icon, Tongan Leader, Orphan, Mother…… winning was just part of the journey. The inspirational story of one of the world’s greatest shot-putters, Olympic gold medallist-Dame Valerie Adams. Tokyo was the Tongan new Zealander’s 5th Olympic campaign and the culmination of an odyssey that started with a troubled childhood, traversed poverty, health issues and a near death experience……. to the top of the sports world – where she stands as a role model, mother and an athletics icon
- 5:30 pm