special FRENCH FILM screenings

Proudly sponsored by Hunter Imaging Group and Cooks Hill Books.

We are excited to release the dates for the Special Screenings of the films we were unable to show in 2021.


FRIDAY 4 FEBRUARY 2022 - 7pm

Un Triomphe / The Big Hit


FRANCE | COMEDY, DRAMA | 2019 | 107 MINS | Directed by Emmanuel Courcol

Starring: Kad Merad, Marina Hands, David Aala, Lamine Cissokho

         Based on true events, Etienne, an unemployed actor and past-his-prime, life begins to turn around when he             takes a new job giving drama lessons to an unlikely group of prisoners under the watchful eye of warden,                   Ariane. Surprised by the raw talent of the group, he begins to workshop Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot with surprising results.

Watch the trailer here

Tickets available now 
https://www.eventcinemas.com.au/Cinema/Kotara#date=2022-02-04

FRIDAY 18 MARCH 2022 - 7pm

Antoinette dans les Cévennes / Antoinette in the Cévennes

FRANCE | ADVENTURE, COMEDY, ROMANCE | 2020 | 97 MINS | M | Directed by Caroline Vignal

Starring: Laure Calamy, Benjamin Lavernhe, Olivia Cote

    40 something Antoinette, is looking forward to her long planned summer holidays with her secret lover       Vladimir, the father of one of her students. When learning that he cannot come because his wife has organised a                                                      surprise  trekking  holiday in the picturesque Cévennes National Park with their daughter and a donkey to carry                                   their load.  Antoinette decides to follow in their track, by herself, along with Patrick, a protective donkey.

WINNER - 2021 CĖSAR AWARD -  Best Actress - Laure Calamy

Watch the trailer here

Tickets available now
https://www.eventcinemas.com.au/Orders/Tickets#sessionId=11709085&bookingSource=www|cinemas

 ALL FILMS ARE SCREENED IN FRENCH WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES

IN THE COMFORT OF THE VMAX THEATRE AT

EVENT CINEMAS KOTARA, the rooftop, westfield kotara





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