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Ocean Film Festival 2021 – SOLD OUT

Bringing you the world’s most breathtaking films from above and below the surface.

SORRY THIS SCREENING HAS SOLD OUT. 

With a vision to mesmerise and captivate, the Ocean Film Festival World Tour showcases more than two hours of sublime footage taken above and below the water’s surface.
This carefully curated selection of short films document the beauty and power of the ocean, and celebrate the divers, surfers, swimmers and oceanographers who live for the sea’s salt spray; who chase the crests of waves; and who marvel at the mysteries of the big blue.
The films feature captivating cinematography, complete with awe-inspiring underwater scenes and fast-paced wave sequences that have been captured from unbelievable vantage points.
Inspiring and thought-provoking, the Ocean Film Festival World Tour is filled with moving footage, touching interviews and insightful narrations. Each of the festival’s films conveys a deep respect and appreciation for the world’s oceans and the creatures that call them home.

 

Screening in the Margaret River HEART Main Theatre. Boors & bar opens at 6pm and the screening commences at 7pm.

Don’t miss this annual film festival, proudly brought to you by Margaret River HEART and Arts Margaret River. Get in quick as tickets sold out in previous years.

Tickets: $35 Adults, $23 Youth, $28 Group 10+

 

       

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Saturday Cinema ~ LAST CHRISTMAS [PG]

LAST CHRISTMAS

Romance, Comedy ‧ 1hr 42min

SCREENING IN THE MARGARET RVER HEART NEW AUDITORIUM.

Kate harumphs around London, a bundle of bad decisions accompanied by the jangle of bells on her shoes, another irritating consequence from her job as an elf in a year-round Christmas shop. Tom seems too good to be true when he walks into her life and starts to see through so many of Kate’s barriers. As London transforms into the most wonderful time of the year, nothing should work for these two. But sometimes, you gotta let the snow fall where it may, you gotta listen to your heart… and you gotta have faith.

Cast: Emilia Clarke, Henry Golding , Emma Thompson, Michelle Yeoh
Written by: Emma Thompson

REVIEWS:
“Here is a charming, mellow Christmas rom-com, but also a hamper of razor-sharp observations on modern-day dysfunction, both introspective and societal, symptomatic of 2019 Britain. It’s impossible to stay frosty against it.” – Ella Kemp (Culture Whisper)

 

 

TICKETS: Adults $15, Arts Hub Members $12, Youth $8
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Doors open 30 minutes before movie screening.

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Friday Cinema ~ JUDY [M]

JUDY

Biography, Drama, History ‧ 1h 58min

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Winter 1968 and showbiz legend Judy Garland arrives in Swinging London to perform a five-week sold-out run at The Talk of the Town. It is 30 years since she shot to global stardom in The Wizard of Oz, but if her voice has weakened, its dramatic intensity has only grown. As she prepares for the show, battles with management, charms musicians and reminisces with friends and adoring fans, her wit and warmth shine through. Even her dreams of love seem undimmed as she embarks on a whirlwind romance with Mickey Deans, her soon-to-be fifth husband. Featuring some of her best-known songs, the film celebrates the voice, the capacity for love, and the sheer pizzazz of “the world’s greatest entertainer.”

Cast:  Renée Zellweger, Finn Wittrock, Rufus Sewell, Michael Gambon

REVIEWS:
golden stars“Led by a deeply committed performance from Renée Zellweger, Judy captures the waning days of a beloved performer with clear-eyed compassion..” – Rottentomatoes.com
golden stars “Judy broke me. Wonder, joy, melancholy and hope, these are the words that describe Renée’s stupendously charming performance and the film as a whole” – Ben Rolph (Discussing Film)

 

 

TICKETS: Adults $15, Arts Hub Members $12, Youth $8
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Doors open 30 minutes before movie screening.

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Friday Cinema ~ KNIVES OUT [M]

KNIVES OUT

Comedy, Crime, Drama ‧ 2h 10min

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Acclaimed writer and director Rian Johnson (Brick, Looper, Star Wars: The Last Jedi) pays tribute to mystery mastermind Agatha Christie in KNIVES OUT, a fun, modern-day murder mystery where everyone is a suspect. When renowned crime novelist Harlan Thrombey (Christopher Plummer) is found dead at his estate just after his 85th birthday, the inquisitive and debonair Detective Benoit Blanc (Daniel Craig) is mysteriously enlisted to investigate. From Harlan’s dysfunctional family to his devoted staff, Blanc sifts through a web of red herrings and self-serving lies to uncover the truth behind Harlan’s untimely death. With an all-star ensemble cast including Chris Evans, Ana de Armas, Jamie Lee Curtis, Toni Collette, Don Johnson, Michael Shannon, LaKeith Stanfield, Katherine Langford and Jaeden Martell, KNIVES OUT is a witty and stylish whodunit guaranteed to keep audiences guessing until the very end.

Cast:  Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, Ana de Armas, Jamie Lee Curtis, Toni Collette, Christopher Plummer

REVIEWS:
golden stars

“Knives Out sharpens old murder-mystery tropes with a keenly assembled suspense outing that makes brilliant use of writer-director Rian Johnson’s stellar ensemble.” – Rottentomatoes.com
golden stars “Johnson hasn’t just churned out a wink-wink spoof of the classical drawing-room mystery… with its ingenious twists and turns, he has crafted an intricate puzzle-box narrative worthy of the genre’s brainiest practitioners.” – Justin Chang (Los Angeles Times)

 

 

TICKETS: Adults $15, Arts Hub Members $12, Youth $8
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Doors open 30 minutes before movie screening.

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Cinema December 2019

Cinema in December 2019

How to book your tickets: ONLINE (up to an hour before screening) from Arts Margaret River box office (Mon to Fri, 10am to 4pm) or buy tickets from the cinema […]

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Saturday Cinema ~ ZOMBIELAND: DOUBLE TAP [M]

ZOMBIELAND: DOUBLE TAP

Action/Comedy/Horror ‧ 1h 39min

SCREENING IN THE NEW AUDITORIUM.

A decade after Zombieland became a hit film and a cult classic, the lead cast (Woody Harrelson, Jesse Eisenberg, Abigail Breslin, and Emma Stone) have reunited with director Ruben Fleischer Zombieland: Double Tap. In the sequel, through comic mayhem that stretches from the White House and through the heartland, these four slayers must face off against the many new kinds of zombies that have evolved since the first movie, as well as some new human survivors. But most of all, they have to face the growing pains of their own snarky, makeshift family.

Cast:  Woody Harrelson, Jesse Eisenberg, Emma Stone, Abigail Breslin

REVIEWS:
***** “When the movie ends, you’ll definitely want to stay in your seat through the credits. I’ll say no more. .” – Richard Roeper (Chicago Sun-Times)

 

 

TICKETS: Adults $15, Arts Hub Members $12, Youth $8
Book online or from the cinema box office before movie screening.
Doors open 30 minutes before movie screening.

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Friday Cinema ~ RIDE LIKE A GIRL [PG]

RIDE LIKE A GIRL

Biography/Drama/Sport ‧ 1h38min

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As a little girl, Michelle Payne dreams of the impossible: winning the Melbourne Cup – horse-racing’s toughest two-mile race. The youngest of 10 children, Michelle is raised by single father Paddy. She leaves school at 15 to become a jockey and after early failures she finds her feet, but a family tragedy, followed by her own near fatal horse fall all but ends the dream. But with the love of her dad and her brother Stevie, Michelle will not give up. Against all the medical advice, and the protests of her siblings, she rides on, and meets the Prince of Penzance. Together they overcome impossible odds for a shot at the dream: a ride in the 2015 Melbourne Cup, at odds of 100 to 1. The rest is history. Ride Like A Girl is the incredible true story of Michelle Payne.

Director: Rachel Griffiths
Cast: Teresa Palmer, Sam Neill, Brooke Satchwell

REVIEWS:
***** “Genuinely inspirational on many levels, this film was a surprisingly emotional ride on and off the track with another pitch-perfect outing from Sam Neill.” – Kate Rodger (Newshub /NZ)
***** “A winning, girl-against-the-world tale of personal triumph that dutifully follows all the family film conventions to deliver a yarn that is satisfying and heartfelt… an impressive debut for actor Rachel Griffiths, who embraces the need for big moments. – Jim Schembri

 

 

TICKETS: Adults $15, Arts Hub Members $12, Youth $8
Book online or from the cinema box office before movie screening.
Doors open 30 minutes before movie screening.

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Saturday Cinema ~ MALEFICENT: MISTRESS OF EVIL [PG]

MALEFICENT: MISTRESS OF EVIL

Action/Adventure/Fantasy ‧ 2h

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In Disney’s “Maleficent: Mistress of Evil,” a sequel to the 2014 global box office hit, Maleficent and her goddaughter Aurora begin to question the complex family ties that bind them as they are pulled in different directions by impending nuptials, unexpected allies and dark new forces at play. The years have been kind to Maleficent and Aurora. Their relationship, born of heartbreak, revenge and ultimately love, has flourished. Yet the hatred between man and the fairies still exists. Aurora’s impending marriage to Prince Phillip is cause for celebration in the kingdom of Ulstead and the neighboring Moors, as the wedding serves to unite the two worlds. When an unexpected encounter introduces a powerful new alliance, Maleficent and Aurora are pulled apart to opposing sides in a Great War, testing their loyalties and causing them to question whether they can truly be family.

Cast:  Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning, Harris Dickinson

REVIEWS:
***** “We get a classic buildup establishing heroes and villains; gorgeous, screen-popping visuals featuring beautiful and mysterious worlds; a bounty of colorful and magical creatures, and a lengthy, CGI-laden, climactic battle sequence…” – Richard Roeper (Chicago Sun-Times)

 

 

TICKETS: Adults $15, Arts Hub Members $12, Youth $8
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Doors open 30 minutes before movie screening.

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Friday Cinema ~ MR Readers & Writers Festival Fundraiser ~ THE GOLDFINCH [M]

Margaret River Readers and Writers Festival FUNDRAISER

Tickets include a complementary glass of wine for adults on arrival.
Doors and bar open at 6:30pm & movie starts at 7pm.

THE GOLDFINCH

Drama ‧ 2h 29min

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Theodore “Theo” Decker (Ansel Elgort) was 13 years old when his mother was killed in a bombing at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The tragedy changes the course of his life, sending him on a stirring odyssey of grief and guilt, reinvention and redemption, and even love. Through it all, he holds on to one tangible piece of hope from that terrible day…a painting of a tiny bird chained to its perch. The Goldfinch.

“The Goldfinch” is the film adaptation of Donna Tartt’s globally acclaimed bestseller of the same name, which won the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and spent more than 30 weeks on The New York Times Best Sellers list.

Cast: Oakes Fegley, Ansel Elgort, Nicole Kidman

 

TICKETS: Adults-$18, AHM-$15, Youth-$10.
Ticket includes a glass of wine for adults.
Doors and bar open at 6:30pm & movie starts at 7pm.
Please note: All youth must be accompanied by an adult.

Book online (up to 1h before screening time) or from the box office half an hour before the screening.

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