Film festivals, Q&As and Halloween all feature heavily in this edition of the CBR Film Guide!


Wednesday, October 19

‘A Flickering Truth’: Screening + Q&A, 7:30pm at ANU Film Group

A Flickering Truth’ is New Zealand’s candidate for the Oscars’ Best Foreign Language Film. A riveting doco about three men trying to save over 8,000 hours of Afghanistan’s film archive. This will be the film’s Canberra premiere and is followed by a Q&A with Andrew Pike, Ray Edmondson and Alice Taylor (hosted by Cris Kennedy). 


Thursday, October 20

Time and Motion: ANU School of Art Screening, 1:15pm at Arc Cinema

A free event, Time and Motion showcases first-year student projects, ranging from video and digital animation to stop-motion productions. Come and discover Canberra’s newest talents.


Saturday, October 22

Queanbeyan Drive-In Opening Night, 7:30pm in Queanbeyan

Don’t miss out on this special event, the first drive-in screening in a long time! Two Halloween themed films will be screened back to back, BYO car and friends!


Tuesday, October 25

British Film Festival Opening Night: ‘A United Kingdom’ Screening, 6:15pm at Palace Electric

This massive festival runs for over three weeks from October 25th. With a selection of films traversing fact and fiction it’s a festival not to be missed. The festival opens with the film ‘A United Kingdom’ alongside some British fare and live music. 


Thursday, October 27

Canberra International Film Festival Opening Night: ‘Zoology’ Screening, 7pm at NFSA

In its 20th year, CIFF brings a fresh new program to film lovers which includes films produced in the ACT and abroad. The festival runs over 2 weeks at the National Film & Sound Archive with a variety of workshops, Q&As and special events.


Monday, October 31

Halloween Screening: Young Frankenstein, 6:30pm at Dendy

Come relive this spooky and kooky classic and celebrate the memory of a legend with Dendy’s Halloween screening of Young Frankenstein. Dendy staff will be getting into the spirit of things and there is a door prize for best Halloween costume!