NIGHTINGALE | 2019 | DIRECTOR - JENNIFER KENT
Set in 1825, Clare, a young Irish convict woman, chases a British officer through the rugged Tasmanian wilderness, bent on revenge for a terrible act of violence he committed against her family. On the way she enlists the services of an Aboriginal tracker named Billy, who is also marked by trauma from his own violence-filled past.
THE KITCHEN | 2019 | DIRECTOR - ANDREA BERLOFF
Melissa McCarthy, Tiffany Haddish and Elisabeth Moss star in this live action crime drama adapted from the DV/Vertigo graphic novel by Ollie Masters. The wives of some 1970's Hell's Kitchen gangsters continue to operate their husbands' rackets after they get locked up.
DRAGGED ACROSS CONCRETE | 2019 | DIRECTOR - S CRAIG ZAHLER
Two policemen, one an old-timer, the other his volatile younger partner, find themselves suspended when a video of their strong-arm tactics becomes the media's cause du jour. Low on cash and with no other options, these two embittered soldiers descend into the criminal underworld to gain their just due, but instead find far more than they wanted awaiting them in the shadows.
BALLOON | 2019 | DIRECTOR - MICHAEL HERBIG
Known for Germany’s all-time biggest grossing movies Manitou’s Shoe (2001) and Dreamship Surprise (2004), comedy personality Michael “Bully” Herbig now makes his directing foray into thrillers, recreating a gripping historical event.
1979, East Germany at the height of the Cold War. Günter Wetzel (David Kross, The Reader), a bricklayer, and his friend Peter Strelzyk (Friedrich Mücke), an electrician, can no longer bear the oppressive regime. The two men and their wives resolve to undertake a mission to secretly build a hot air balloon from scratch that will carry them and their families over the border fence to freedom. Over the course of the next 18 months they sew 1,000 square metres of cloth and gather countless weather reports from West German radio with the Stasi (State Police) hot on their heels. A nerve-racking battle against the clock begins…
AMAZING GRACE | 2019 | DIRECTOR SYDNEY POLLACK
The never-before-seen music documentary capturing Queen of Soul ARETHA FRANKLIN, as she records the most successful gospel album of all time, AMAZING GRACE with James Cleveland and the Southern California Community Choir.
Recorded at The New Bethel Baptist Church in Watts, Los Angeles in January 1972. AMAZING GRACE is crafted from never-before-seen footage that captures an elegiac moment in American musical history whilst saluting the get-up-on-your-feet gospel heritage that transformed American music in the 1960s