Our BRAZEN HUSSIES event screening takes places this Saturday at 5 PM, followed by a special panel discussion featuring two of the film’s participants, one of whom you may recognise as an ANUFG member! Plus, we’ve also got a Chinese spy thriller, a French romantic drama, and Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L. Jackson and Salma Hayek heading up a star-studded action-comedy sequel.
• WED 11 AUGUST @ 7:30 PM: CLIFF WALKERS (MA, 120 mins)
In 1931, four Chinese agents are sent behind enemy lines on a mission to rescue a witness who can expose Japanese war crime atrocities to the world – but quickly find themselves hunted by the enemy after they are betrayed, in director Zhang Yimou's latest.
• THU 12 AUGUST @ 7:30 PM: TWO OF US (M, 95 mins)
Two older women living as neighbours on the top floor of their apartment building have also been secret lovers for decades – until an unexpected event threatens to unveil the true nature of their relationship, in this acclaimed French romantic drama.
• FRI 13 AUGUST @ 7:30 PM: THE HITMAN’S WIFE’S BODYGUARD (MA, 116 mins)
A disgraced bodyguard (Ryan Reynolds) is forced back into action by a hitman (Samuel L. Jackson) and his volatile con artist wife (Salma Hayek), all of whom soon are embroiled in a madman's plot to destroy Europe in this action-comedy sequel.
• SAT 14 AUGUST @ **5 PM**: BRAZEN HUSSIES (M, 93 mins)
A look at the Women's Liberation Movement and their revolutionary work throughout the 1960s and 1970s as a daring and diverse group of women reignite the feminist movement in Australia, at times at great personal cost. Followed by a panel discussion chaired by ANU Gender Institute Convenor Fiona Jenkins, and featuring two stars of the women’s movement, Elizabeth Reid AO and Biff Ward.