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January 2021

Australia Daze

Tue January 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Araluen Arts Centre, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Presented by National Film and Screen Archive of Australia and Friends of Araluen Australia | 1989 Directed by Pat Fiske "A most glorious kaleidoscope of this country in all its multicultural and varying societies that looks at what it means to be an Australian on this one day of the year. It’s heart-warming and insightful and bloody fabulous." Margaret Pomeranz 26 January 1988, the Bicentenary of European settlement in Australia. Twenty-nine camera crews captured the nation’s response, contrasting the official…

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HIGH GROUND – Premier

Tue January 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Alice Springs Cinema, 11 Todd St
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Join us for the Premier of the much anticipated release of Australian Film HIGH GROUND! Get all the insights of the film with a Q&A session we've snapped up from the Directors and Actors! Now for the film... Set against the stunning landscapes of 1930s Arnhem Land, HIGH GROUND chronicles young Aboriginal man Gutjuk, who in a bid to save the last of his family teams up with ex-soldier Travis to track down Baywara—the most dangerous warrior in the Territory,…

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Tex Perkins and Matt Walker

Thu January 28 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Araluen Arts Centre, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Presented by Araluen Arts Centre and HIT Productions Tex Perkins has played a key role in Australian music. It’s understandably difficult to pull together a coherent picture of a man whose career has included everything from Thug’s ground-breaking experimental punktonica, to the lilting, dark country of his recent material with the Dark Horses, the hard-edged and snarling pub rock of the Beasts Of Bourbon, through to the evocative soundscapes of The Cruel Sea. Their extraordinary 1991 single ‘This Is Not…

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February 2021

Nomad: In The Footsteps of Bruce Chatwin

Mon February 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Araluen Arts Centre, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Documentary | UK | 2019 Directed by Werner Herzog Featuring Werner Herzog, Bruce Chatwin "Herzog shoots these sites with the will and skill of a spell caster. No filmmaker uses drone camerawork so lyrically; his flying eye dips and swoops with a piercing curiosity." The New York Times Werner Herzog turns the camera on himself and his decades-long friendship with the late author Bruce Chatwin, a kindred spirit whose quest for ecstatic truth carried him to all corners of the globe. Herzog’s…

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The Comeback Trail

Mon February 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Araluen Arts Centre, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Comedy | USA | 2020 Directed by George Gallo Starring Robert De Niro, Morgan Freeman, Tommy Lee Jones "Director George Gallo elicits an energetic performance from De Niro who breezily brandishes the extroverted chutzpah you'd expect from a low-flying Hollywood hustler." Jim Schembri In debt to the mob and in need of a new money making scheme to save his skin, greedy grindhouse film producer, Max Barber (Robert DeNiro), decides to produce a dangerous new film, all for the sake of killing…

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Girls Night Out – Long Story Short

Fri February 12 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Alice Springs Cinema, 11 Todd St
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Welcome to our next GNO screening the all new film Long Story Short This is a dress up theme, so don't forget to dress to your best wedding attire! We have made a few changes in order to reduce our waste, recycle more & offer our customers a better product. So the GNO package is now an OPTIONAL add on to your ticket and gets you... *A choice of Cider, Beer or Large soft drink *Entry in the draw for…

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The Mystery of Henri Pick

Mon February 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Araluen Arts Centre, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Comedy | France | French with English subtitles | 2019 Directed by Rémi Bezançon Starring Fabrice Luchini, Camille Cottin, Alice Isaaz "It's a polished package - the charms of rural Brittany are displayed particularly effectively - and the plot is satisfyingly paced." Screen International Based on David Foenkinos’s 2016 book of the same name, The Mystery of Henri Pick revolves around the film’s enigmatic title character who, two years after his death, has his name sprawled across the covers of a celebrated novel, The Last…

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Days of the Bagnold Summer

Mon February 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Araluen Arts Centre, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Comedy | UK | 2019 Directed by Simon Bird Starring Monica Dolan, Earl Cave, Rob Brydon "Laugh-out-loud funny with a big heart... terrific." MK3D Sue, works in a library. Daniel, eats crisps and listens to Metallica. This was the summer Daniel was due to spend with his father and his father’s new wife in Florida. But when they cancel his trip at the last minute, Sue and Daniel suddenly face the prospect of six long weeks together. Over the course of one…

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March 2021

Laurel Canyon

Mon March 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Araluen Arts Centre, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Documentary | USA | 2020 Directed by Alison Ellwood Featuring Joni Mitchell, Carole King, The Eagles, The Mamas and The Papas "For those who grew up on that music and for those who made it, the planets were realigning, and Laurel Canyon is a bracing reminder of how that looked and felt and why it mattered." The Hollywood Reporter Laurel Canyon is a feature-length documentary that pulls back the curtain on the mythical world of Laurel Canyon in Los Angeles, providing an…

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Kate Ceberano – Up Close and Personal

Wed March 3 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Araluen Arts Centre, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Presented by Araluen Arts Centre and HIT Productions All the hits! Fronting pop funk band ‘I’m Talking’, Kate notched up 5 consecutive hit singles and a Platinum debut album. The year was 1986 and Michael Hutchence from INXS won Most Popular Male Artist and Kate won Most Popular Female Artist at the Countdown Awards. Kate has barely drawn breath since, racking up 28 albums over 35 years whilst effortlessly moving around genres. With 3 x ARIA awards and 7 nominations…

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Spread Your Wings

Mon March 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Araluen Arts Centre, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Adventure | France, Norway | French, English and Norwegian with English Subtitles | 2019 Directed by Nicolas Vanier Starring Jean-Paul Rouve, Mélanie Doutey, Louis Vazquez  "Inspired by a true story, Spread Your Wings, which mixes fiction and documentary, is also an initiation tale. Forced out of his bubble, the teenager reconnects to the outside world, becomes aware of the beauty and fragility of nature." La Croix Christian is a visionary scientist who studies migrating geese. For his teenage son Thomas, the idea of spending…

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Ocean Film Festival 2021

Thu March 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Araluen Arts Centre, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Presented by Adventure Reels The Ocean Film Festival World Tour will inspire you to explore, respect, enjoy, and protect our oceans by sharing the best films from around the globe. Each year the Ocean Film Festival World Tour screens over 2 hours of the most inspirational, educational and entertaining films related to the ocean from independent filmmakers both international and Australian. The Ocean Film Festival World Tour includes a unique selection of films of varying lengths and styles covering topics such as the oceanic environment, marine creatures, ocean-related…

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May 2021

Queen Forever – Break Free 2021

Fri May 21 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Araluen Arts Centre, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Presented by The Music Group “Gareth Hill is Freddie Mercury reborn” Glenn A. Baker Let’s face it – We were all under pressure in 2020 – Soon now it’s time to break free and rock with Australia’s Most Popular Queen Show, Queen Forever. The essence of Queen is captured perfectly by Queen Forever fronted by a stunning portrayal of Freddie Mercury by the very popular Gareth Hill. Combined with Brian May’s unique guitar solos performed superbly by Scott Bastian, rich…

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August 2021

BJORN AGAIN Mamma Mia Here We Go Again

Fri August 27 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Araluen Arts Centre, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Presented by The Music Group ‘If ABBA reformed they wouldn’t be as much fun as Bjorn Again’ Q Magazine UK Dust off those platform shoes, flares and sequinned jumpsuits and get ready to sing, dance and have the time of your life when the World’s Number One ABBA show BJORN AGAIN comes to town on their MAMMA MIA! HERE WE GO AGAIN! 2020 Australian Tour. Internationally acclaimed Bjorn Again will play all of ABBA’s biggest hits and more in an action-packed, highly-entertaining night of ABBA-SOLUTE fun for the whole family. You…

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