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Abraham Will Break Your Heart

ABRAHAMIf there’s one film that will change your views about local film making, it’s the unforgettable Abraham from legendary South African filmmaker Jans Rautenbach,. It tells the tale of Abraham, a consummate artist from Kannaland in the early 1980’s. A dedicated husband and father who struggles to provide for his young wife Katie and their four year old daughter. But through his creative determination he finds loyal patronage in Jong Jans and his wife, Almeri. Abraham and Katie settle into their new home working for the Jans’s but Katie’s battles with mental illness and alcoholism infringe on their new found happiness. Read the review. It has an age restriction of 10-12 PGDL


Vampires On The Run

Byzantium-14From Neil Jordon (The Crying Game), comes the Irish horror fantasy thriller Byzantium about a mother and daughter vampire duo on the run from other vampires. When these two mysterious women seek refuge in a run-down coastal resort, Clara (Gemma Arterton) meets Noel, who provides shelter for them in his deserted guesthouse, Byzantium. Young Eleanor (Saoirse Ronan, recently seen in Brooklyn) befriends Frank (Jonny Lee Miller) and tells him their lethal secret – they are 200 years old and survive on human blood. Their past starts to catch up on them with deathly consequences as their secret spreads. If you are familiar with Neil Jordon’s sense for horror and the bizarre with films like The Company Of Wolves, this will provide ample thrills. It has an age restriction of 16 HLV

Marriage On The Rocks

Premiere Invitation - The Jakes are MissingOn the local front  The Jakes Are Missing is a romantic comedy that deals with a couple whose wedded bliss is not what it use to be.  Even with all the riches in the world they are still unhappy in love. At a crossroads, Janice is unsure of what she wants to do with her life and relationship, whilst her husband has been so obsessed with work he hasn’t noticed his wife’s despair. Their son Simon is infatuated with music but his parents do not approve of his musical interest. One night, Simon sneaks out to a music event which changes his life’s course as he becomes the key witness to a murder and escapes the crime scene with the one thing the criminals are willing to kill for.  Read an interview with producer Bianca Isaac.  It has an age restriction of 7-9PG

Walk Your Dream

The WalkThe Walk is an absolutely gripping film from director Robert Zemeckis (who gave us Forest Gump and What Lies Beneath) and tells extraordinary true story of a young French high-wire artist Philippe Petit, and a band of unlikely recruits who together achieved the impossible: an illegal high-wire walk across the immense void between the World Trade Centre towers in 1974. With little more than nerve and blind ambition, Petit and his crew overcome daunting physical obstacles, betrayals, countless close calls and overwhelming odds to beat the system and execute their mad plan. Read the review. Go behind the scenes of how the film was made. This release has an age restriction of 10-12 PG

Teenage Girl In Search Of Love And Purpose

Kristen Wiig as Charlotte Goetze, Bel Powley as Minnie Goetze and Alexander Skarsgard as Monroe - Photo Credit: Sony Pictures Classics

Kristen Wiig as Charlotte Goetze, Bel Powley as Minnie Goetze and Alexander Skarsgard as Monroe

In the provacative and alluring The Diary Of A Teenage Girl, Minnie Goetze is just like most teenage girls, longing for love and a sense of purpose in the world until she finds it in the most unlikely of places: in the arms of her mother’s boyfriend!  Set in San Francisco in the 1970s, the young vixen starts a complex love affair with her mother’s boyfriend, “the handsomest man in the world.” What follows thereafter is a sharp, funny and titillating  account of her sexual and artistic awakening, without judgment.  It has an age srestriction of 18 DLNS

The High And Lows Of Gambling.

Mississippi GrindIn Mississippi Grind, Ben Mendelsohn plays a wisecrack and talented poker player Gerry who is about to be overtaken by his gambling habit and debts. His luck starts to change after he meets the young, charismatic Curtis (played by Ryan Reynolds). Gerry convinces Curtis to hit the road with him, towards a legendary high stakes poker game in New Orleans. The highs and lows the duo experience unveil their true characters, and they form an undeniable bond along the way. It has an age restriction of 13 L

 The Kindness Of A Stranger

Take CareIn Take Care Frannie (Leslie Bibb) returns home bed-ridden after being hit by a car in need of help. After being brushed off by her sister, best friend, and neighbour, she is left with only one option: to force her reluctant and bitter ex-boyfriend (Thomas Sadoski) to care for her. Wrestling with old wounds, his jealous fiancé and disapproving friends they quickly realise that her injuries are just the beginning of their problems. This romantic comedy has an age restriction of 13 L

Freedom Killers

Elimination GameIn the action thriller Elimination Game Dominic Purcell plays a disgraced Navy SEAL who is sentenced to life in a maximum security military prison in the wake of a shocking civilian massacre in a foreign war zone.  When he is offered the opportunity to put his life on the line to win his freedom Tyler will have to take-down some of the world’s most ruthless killers in some of the most brutal locations to win the game, obtain his freedom and find out why he was set up. The question is, can he accomplish all of this before Game On is Game Over? It has an age restriction of 16 LV

The Power Of Prayer

War RoomWar Room follows Tony and Elizabeth Jordan, who on the surface seem to have it all – great jobs, a beautiful daughter and a dream home. In reality, their marriage has become a war zone and their daughter is being used as collateral damage. With guidance from Miss Clara, an older woman, Elizabeth discovers she can start fighting for her family instead of against them. As the power of prayer starts to transform her life, will Tony join the fight and become the man he knows he needs to be? Together, their real enemy doesn’t have a prayer against their faith.

An Ultimate Challenge

Robert Redford plays celebrated travel writer in A Walk In The Woods,  who challenges himself to hike the Appalachian Trail instead of retiring to enjoy his beautiful wife, and family. The Appalachian Trail is 2,200 miles of America’s most unspoiled, spectacular and rugged countryside from Georgia to Maine. However, the peace and tranquillity he hopes to find, escapes him once he agrees to being accompanied by his long lost and former friend Katz, a down-on-his-luck serial philanderer who, after a lifetime of relying on his charm and wits to keep one step ahead of the law – sees the trip as a way to sneak out of paying some debts and sneak into one last adventure before it’s too late. Also starring Nick Nolte and Emma Thompson. This romantic adventure has a 10-12 PGLS age restriction.

Hope Transforms Lives

In the drama Where Hope Grows a baseball player whose professional career was cut short due to personal problems is awakened and invigorated by a young-man with Down syndrome who works at his local grocery store. Through his new-found friendship he learns about himself and finds new hope.

Imaginary Demons Raise Hell

GoosebumpsIn Goosebumps a teenager teams up with the daughter of young adult horror author R. L. Stine after the writer’s imaginary demons are set free on the town of Madison, Delaware. Starring Jack Black. This wacky thriller has an age restriction of 10-12 PGH