Towner Cinema

Deerskin

Thu 30 Sep, 1.00 pm | Sat 02 Oct, 1.00 pm | Sun 03 Oct, 1.00 pm | ...

With the relationship with his wife in tatters, Georges retreats to a remote town where he purchases the deerskin jacket of his dreams. Along with the stylish jacket he has just acquired, he also gets hold of an old video camera. This ignites a new interest as he moves from couture to auteur.

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In the Mood For Love

Thu 30 Sep, 4.00 pm

In 1962, journalist Chow Mo-wan (Tony Leung Chiu-wai) and his wife move into a Hong Kong apartment, but Chow's spouse is often away on business. Before long, the lonely Chow makes the acquaintance of the alluring Su Li-zhen (Maggie Cheung Man-yuk), whose own significant other also seems preoccupied with work. As the two friends realize their respective partners are cheating on them, they begin to fall for one another; however, neither wants to stoop to the level of the unfaithful spouses.

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Quarantaine + Q&A with artist Georgina Starr

Fri 01 Oct, 6.00 pm

Jarman Award shortlisted artist Georgina Starr presents a special screening of her film Quarantaine, followed by a Q+A. The Award, inspired by visionary filmmaker Derek Jarman, recognises […]

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Beyond the Visible: Hilma af Klint

Sat 02 Oct, 4.00 pm | Thu 07 Oct, 1.00 pm

Hilma af Klint was an abstract artist before the term existed, a visionary, trailblazing figure who, inspired by spiritualism, modern science, and the riches of the natural world around her, began in 1906 to reel out a series of huge, colourful, sensual, strange works without precedent in painting.

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The Truffle Hunters

Sat 09 Oct, 1.00 pm | Thu 14 Oct, 4.00 pm

Deep in the forests of Piedmont, Italy, a handful of men, seventy or eighty years young, hunt for the rare and expensive white Alba truffle—which to date has resisted all of modern science's efforts at cultivation.

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Pig

Sat 09 Oct, 4.00 pm | Sun 10 Oct, 1.00 pm | Sun 10 Oct, 4.00 pm | ...

Nicolas Cage is at his best in Pig, an extraordinary film that will defy all expectations, equal parts gripping thriller and thoughtful drama.

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The Nest

Sat 16 Oct, 1.00 pm | Sun 17 Oct, 1.00 pm | Thu 21 Oct, 1.00 pm | ...

All is not as it seems and soon the promise of a lucrative new beginning starts to unravel as Rory (Jude Law) and Allison (Carrie Coon) have to face both the secrets and unwelcome truths that lie beneath the surface of their marriage.

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The Courier

Sat 16 Oct, 4.00 pm | Sun 17 Oct, 4.00 pm | Thu 21 Oct, 4.00 pm | ...

In this true-life Cold War spy thriller, unassuming British businessman Greville Wynne (Benedict Cumberbatch) becomes entangled in one of the greatest international conflicts in history.

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The Stuart Hall Project

Sat 23 Oct, 1.00 pm

The Stuart Hall Project, directed by award-winning documentarian John Akomfrah (The Nine Muses, Vertigo Sea) is a sensitive, emotionally charged portrait of cultural theorist Stuart Hall.

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Babylon

Sat 23 Oct, 4.00 pm

Written by Martin Stellman (Quadrophenia) and shot by two-time Oscar winner Chris Menges (The Killing Fields) with beautifully smoky cinematography that has been compared to Taxi Driver, Babylon is fearless and unsentimental, yet tempered by the hazy bliss of the dancehall set to a blistering reggae and lovers rock soundtrack.

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