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Island Films at the State Cinema

Experience indie cinema from around the world that resonates with the theme of ‘islandness’; isolation, people from islands or feeling like an island, and pilgrimages around and over islands of thought.

Don’t miss the State Cinema’s exclusive selection of films exploring the island theme in this year’s Ten Days on the Island.

 

Tanna
(M) 100mins

Set on a remote Pacific island, covered in rainforest and dominated by an active volcano, this heartfelt story, enacted by the Yakel tribe, tells of a sister’s loyalty, a forbidden love affair and the pact between the old ways and the new.

Directors: Martin Butler, Bentley Dean

Cast: Mungau Dain, Marie Wawa

When: Fri 17 March, 4pm

 

Silence
(MA15+) 161mins

The story of two Catholic missionaries who face the ultimate test of faith when they travel to Japan in search of their missing mentor – at a time when Catholicism was outlawed and their presence forbidden.

Director: Martin Scorcese

Cast: Andrew Garfield, Adam Driver, Liam Neeson

When: Sun 19 March, 6pm

 

Swiss Army Man
(M) 97mins

Hank, stranded on a deserted island and about to kill himself, notices a corpse washed up on the beach. He befriends it, naming it Manny, only to discover that his new friend can talk and has a myriad of supernatural abilities …  which may help him get home.

Directors: Dan Kwan, Danial Scheinert

Cast: Paul Dano, Daniel Radcliffe

When: Mon 20 March, 6pm

TICKETS

All $15

From statecinema.com.au

DATES

Hobart

State Cinema

WHEELCHAIR
Fri 17 Mar 2017, 4.00pm PAST EVENT Sun 19 Mar 2017, 6.00pm Mon 20 Mar 2017, 6.00pm

Experience indie cinema from around the world that resonates with the theme of ‘islandness’; isolation, people from islands or feeling like an island, and pilgrimages around and over islands of thought.

Don’t miss the State Cinema’s exclusive selection of films exploring the island theme in this year’s Ten Days on the Island.

 

Tanna
(M) 100mins

Set on a remote Pacific island, covered in rainforest and dominated by an active volcano, this heartfelt story, enacted by the Yakel tribe, tells of a sister’s loyalty, a forbidden love affair and the pact between the old ways and the new.

Directors: Martin Butler, Bentley Dean

Cast: Mungau Dain, Marie Wawa

When: Fri 17 March, 4pm

 

Silence
(MA15+) 161mins

The story of two Catholic missionaries who face the ultimate test of faith when they travel to Japan in search of their missing mentor – at a time when Catholicism was outlawed and their presence forbidden.

Director: Martin Scorcese

Cast: Andrew Garfield, Adam Driver, Liam Neeson

When: Sun 19 March, 6pm

 

Swiss Army Man
(M) 97mins

Hank, stranded on a deserted island and about to kill himself, notices a corpse washed up on the beach. He befriends it, naming it Manny, only to discover that his new friend can talk and has a myriad of supernatural abilities …  which may help him get home.

Directors: Dan Kwan, Danial Scheinert

Cast: Paul Dano, Daniel Radcliffe

When: Mon 20 March, 6pm