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Winner of five AFI Awards, including Best Film and featuring Academy Award® winner Heath Ledger (The Dark Knight) in his breakthrough performance, “Two Hands” is a classic Aussie crime tale about a young man coming of age in a tough world of crooks and villains.
Wendy sets out one day on a long drive north to Alaska. Accompanied only by her dog, Lucy, and buoyed by thoughts of employment at her destination, Wendy is forlorn. When her car breaks down in Oregon, and with no money left for dog food, Wendy turns to shoplifting. But after being caught by an over-zealous store attendant and finding that Lucy has run away, Wendy feels her luck slowly slipping away…
National pride and Olympic gold await those that manage to climb the infamous North Face of the Eiger Mountain. However, attempts to scale the North Face’s unrelenting wall of ice and snow have ended in death. No one has yet been successful in reaching its summit. And yet the challenge to conquer the North Face is the aspiration of many of Europe’s best mountain climbers, and is a challenge taken up by two German climbers.
ANZAC Day, on the 25th of April every year, marks the anniversary of the first major military action by Australian and New Zealand forces during World War I. Each year, we remember those who fought at Gallipoli, and honour ANZACs both past and present. Our picks for the long weekend include three films that celebrate the unique ANZAC spirit: The Telegram Man; Thanks Girls and Goodbye and Nancy Wake: Gestapo’s Most Wanted.
Beginning on the 14th of April, the highly anticipated Tribeca Film Festival will run for 11 days, highlighting some of the world’s best upcoming independent features and documentaries.