Kookaburra Cinema turns 20 on the 3rd January 2017
***** Come and celebrate 20 years of screenings with us on Saturday the 7th January 2017 *****
When mysterious spacecraft touch down across the globe, an elite team - lead by expert linguist Louise Banks (Amy Adams) - is brought together to investigate. As mankind teeters on the verge of global war, Banks and the team race against time for answers – and to find them, she will take a chance that could threaten her life, and quite possibly humanity.
On a tiny exotic island an outgoing parrot, Tuesday, can’t stop dreaming about discovering the world. After a strong storm, Tuesday and his friends wake up to find a strange creature on the beach: Robinson Crusoe. Tuesday immediately sees Crusoe as his ticket off the island to explore new lands. Likewise, Crusoe soon realises the key to surviving on the island is through the help of Tuesday and the other animals. Join Crusoe on a fun-filled, colourful ride for the whole family and pass down this reimagined classic to your children!
Daniel Blake is a 59-year-old joiner living in the North-East of England who attempts to seek a disability pension in the wake of a massive cardiac arrest. While he endeavours to overcome the red tape involved in getting this assistance, he meets single mother Katie who has her pension sanctioned because she arrives late for her appointment. Winner of the Palme d'Or at Cannes Film Festival 2016
On a remote island in the years following WW1, a couple rescue a baby from an adrift rowboat and decide to raise the child as their own, unaware of the devastating consequences of their decision. Years later, they discover the child's true parentage and are faced with the moral dilemma of their actions.
Author J. K. Rowling and director David Yates return to the Harry Potter universe with this spinoff story, starring Oscar-winner Eddie Redmayne (The Theory of Everything) as writer Newt Scamander who discovers an underground community of witches and wizards in New York - 70 years before Harry reads his book.
Based on the true story of Phiona Mutesi from the slum of Katwe in Kampala, Uganda. Phiona (Nalwanga), who sells corn on the streets to help support her widowed mother and siblings, is introduced to the game of chess by missionary Robert Katende(Oyelowo). She displays a gift for the game and soon finds success in local chess competitions and tournaments. This success opens the door to a better future and a chance to escape a life of poverty. Whilst a feel-good Disney movie, it still captures the hardship of life in a Ugandan slum.
Ray Kroc (Michael Keaton), a salesman from Illinois, meets Mac (John Carroll Lynch) and Dick McDonald (Nick Offerman), who are running a burger operation in 1950s Southern California. Impressed by the brothers' speedy system of making the food at their San Bernardino hamburger stand and the crowds of patrons it attracts, Kroc immediately sees franchise potential and maneuvers himself into a position to be able to pull the company from the brothers and start a billion-dollar empire: McDonald's. Based on the true story
From the creators of Shrek comes the most smart, funny, irreverent animated comedy of the year, DreamWorks’ Trolls. Enter a colourful, wondrous world populated by hilariously unforgettable characters and discover the story of the overly optimistic Trolls, with a constant song on their lips, and the comically pessimistic Bergens, who are only happy when they have trolls in their stomach. Featuring original music from Justin Timberlake.
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