The Inaugural Australian 70mm Film Festival Hits Sun Theatre

Yarraville’s Sun Theatre is set to host a week-long film festival showcasing 7 epic films shot in glorious 70mm film, in the lead-up to the release of Murder on the Orient Express.

The Sun Theatre is a vintage inspired cinema in the heart of Melbourne’s inner-west, with it’s old-school decor making for an unforgettable movie watching experience.

The theatre has been host to many a 70mm release in the past, with last year’s The Hateful Eight (2015) becoming the most successful film in Sun Theatre’s history, still screening to this day, in its 21st month!

Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk (2017) also recently featured there and was an audience favourite.

Both Dunkirk and The Hateful Eight will be screening as part of the festival, along with the all-time classic epic film Lawrence of Arabia (1962), which just got a brand new 70mm print.

You can see all 7 films for $100 with a festival pass, or purchase tickets individually.

The schedule for the festival is as follows:

The Right Stuff (1983)

Friday November 3rd: 8:00pm

Monday November 6th: 3:15pm

Dunkirk (2017)

Saturday November 4th: 6:30pm

Sunday November 5th: 4:30pm

The Hateful Eight (2015)

Wednesday November 8th: 8:00pm

Pink Floyd – The Wall (1982)

Saturday November 4th: 8:45pm

Monday November 6th: 7:15pm

Lawrence of Arabia (1962)

Sunday November 5th: 6:50pm

Tuesday November 7th: 4:30pm

Hamlet (1996)

Saturday November 4th: 2:00pm

Murder on The Orient Express (2017)

Thursday November 9th: 10:30am, 12:50pm, 4:15pm, 6:45pm & 9:10pm

For more details and to purchase tickets, please visit the festival homepage here.


Nick Janks

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Lover of film, obviously. Knows more about them than you... Or does he? Deserted Island Movie Collection: The films of Quentin Tarantino. Best Movie Snack: Nachos.

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