Festival hosts a feast of cinematic delicacies
drama, comedy, mystery and a documentary will feature at the Magnetic Island Annual Film Festival.
This is the 13th year of the festival, run by the Magnetic Island Film Society, and film selection coordinator Des Lavery said each year they tried to have a mix of Australian, European and American films.
He hasn’t watched them all but was looking for-
film week- ward end.
They expect 60-70 people at each screening.
Boy, the highest grossing New Zealand film of all time, follows Boy, a d r e a m e r w h o l o v e s Michael Jackson and lives with his brother Rocky, a tribe of deserted cousins and his nan.
Food, INC. is a documentary which looks beyond the supermarket shelves to see how the food Americans eat is p r e p a r e d . I t ’ s a n unflattering look inside this corporate-controlled food industry.
The Secret in Their Eyes follows a retired legal counsellor who writes a novel hoping to find closure for one of his past u n r e s o l v e d h o mi c i d e c a s e s a n d f o r h i s unreciprocated love with his superior – both of which still haunt him decades later.
The opening scene of The Hedgehog is about a film within a film.
The Magnetic Island Annual Film Festival is from March 11-13 and screenings are at All Seasons Hotel, Nelly Bay.
Season tickets cost $ 40 for adults and $ 30 for members or concession.
Single tickets cost $ 10 and $ 8 for members or concession. Join MIFS and purchase tickets at members’ rates. Tickets f r o m M a r i e d e Monchaux on 4758 1347, Linda Wootten 4758 1185 or at the screenings.