Shot on the Gold Coast, Kong: Skull Island transports audiences to the mysterious and dangerous island of lore and legend
KONG: SKULL ISLAND (M) Pacific Fair, Australia Fair, Robina, Coolangatta, Harbour Town, Nerang, Tweed Heads
It’s 1971, a team of explorers with a company of soldiers are following a legend in the Pacific amid rumours of an island where creatures both prehistoric and monstrous live. Soon they come across the notorious Skull Island.
A FEW LESS MEN (MA15+) Pacific Fair, Australia Fair, Robina, Coolangatta, Harbour Town, Nerang, Tweed Heads
In the comedy sequel to the hit A Few Best Men, David, Tom and Graham must transport their friend’s coffin back to London after a forced plane landing strands them in the middle of the Australian bush.
SPECIALITY SCREENINGS THE LITTLE MERMAID (G) Pacific Fair, Australia Fair, Robina, Coolangatta
Rebellious 16-year-old mermaid Ariel is fascinated with life on land. On one of her visits to the surface, which are forbidden by her controlling father, King Triton, she falls for a human prince. Determined to be with her new love, Ariel makes a dangerous deal with the sea witch Ursula to become human for three days.
THE SALESMAN (M)
The story of an Iranian couple whose relationship begins to turn sour during their performance of Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman. It was nominated for Best Foreign Language Film at the 2017 Academy Awards.
ME AND EARL AND THE DYING GIRL (M)
Mandala Organic Arts Cafe
High-schooler Greg, who spends most of his time making parodies of classic movies with his co-worker Earl, finds his outlook forever altered after befriending a classmate who has just been diagnosed with cancer.
OCEAN FILM FESTIVAL
The Arts Centre
Designed to mesmerise and enthral, the Ocean Film Festival Australia showcases more than two hours of sublime footage taken above and below the water’s surface.
FLICKERFEST SHORT FILM FESTIVAL
The Arts Centre
Flickerfest returns to the Arts Centre Gold Coast with the Best of Australian Shorts program. This is a one-off chance to see these amazing short films before they continue their journey around the world.
Joan: daughter, farm girl, visionary, patriot, kingwhisperer, soldier, leader, victor, icon, radical, witch, heretic, saint, martyr, woman. From the torment of the Hundred Years War, the charismatic Joan of Arc carved a victory that defined France. Bernard Shaw’s classic play depicts a woman with all the instinct, zeal and transforming power of a revolutionary.
Surprises are in store as a team of explorers hit Skull Island.