Family Classics at the National Film and Sound Archive
The National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) presents a week of classic Australian family films on the big screen during the April school holidays. We have something for Spongebob fans, animal lovers and anyone who’s a kid at heart; with $5 tickets, boredom is not an option!
Come and enjoy the comfort of Arc cinema whilst viewing a mix of modern and vintage Australian films: from Sam Worthington as the father of a young boy wanting to make it to the World Paper Plane Championship – Paper Planes; Shane Jacobson in a heart-warming tale about saving a penguin population – Oddball; a classic Australian adventure set in the high Country – The Man From Snowy River; and a computer-generated Spongebob Squarepants, animated by Melbourne’s Iloura VFX.
This selection of will entertain everyone in the family during the school holidays. All sessions are at 10am,and tickets are $5 and available to purchase online now at www.trybooking.com/JZQX
When: Monday 11 – Friday 15 April, 10am
Where: National Film and Sound Archive (Acton)
Monday 11 April
2014, G, 96mins, D: Robert Connolly
An imaginative children’s film about a young Australian boy’s passion for flight and his challenge to compete in the World Paper Plane Championships in Japan.
Tuesday 12 April
2015, G, 95mins, D: Stuart McDonald
An eccentric chicken farmer (Shane Jacobson) and his granddaughter (Coco Jack Gillies) train his mischievous dog Oddball to protect a penguin sanctuary from foxes in order to reunite his family and save their seaside town.
Wednesday 13 April
Spongebob Squarepants: Sponge Out of Water
2015, PG, 92mins, D: Paul Tibbitt, Mike Mitchell
When a diabolical pirate above the sea steals the secret Krabby Patty formula, SpongeBob and his nemesis Plankton must team up in order to get it back.
Thursday 14 April
Blinky Bill: The Movie
2015, G, 93mins, D: Deane Taylor
In this animated adventure, a young koala (voiced by Ryan Kwanten) embarks on a journey across the Australian outback to find his missing father. Along the way he discovers that there is more to being a hero than meets the eye.
Friday 15 April
The Man From Snowy River
1982, PG, 102mins, D: George Miller
In 1880s Australia young Jim Craig (Tom Burlinson) takes a job at the Harrison cattle ranch after his father dies, forcing him to become a man. Also starring Kirk Douglas and Sigrid Thornton.