After graduating in philosophy and politics, Jack Guest single-handedly funded, directed and produced a film to address the impact of climate change and uncover workable solutions. Inspired by former United States Vice President Al Gore"s 2006 documentary AN INCONVENIENT TRUTH, Jack travels by boat to Sweden, a country aiming to break its dependency on oil by 2020, to speak with leading politicians, scientists and entrepreneurs. Jack also meets with families committed to reducing their impact on the environment and visits an eco-village completely dependent on renewable resources. Jack says: In no uncertain terms we face a huge problem on planet earth and AN INCONVENIENT TRUTH 2 looks at turning that problem into an opportunity, showing that we can make things work, for everybody. It gives a positive message that things can get better and that change does not have to mean sacrifice." He asserts: we already have the answers to climate change and we just need to implement them. The solut
Friday, 29 September 2017
The big sick
Based on the real-life courtship: Pakistan-born comedian Kumail and grad student Emily fall in love, but they struggle as their cultures clash. When Emily contracts a mysterious illness, Kumail must navigate the crisis with her parents and the emotional tug-of-war between his family and his heart.
Friday, 06 October 2017
Painting the modern garden
EXHIBITION ON SCREEN SEASON 3: Claude Monet was an avid horticulturist and arguably the most important painter of gardens in the history of art, but he was not alone. Great artists like Van Gogh, Bonnard, Sorolla, Sargent, Pissarro and Matisse all saw the garden as a powerful subject for their art. These great artists, along with many other famous names, feature in an innovative and extensive exhibition from the Royal Academy of Art, London.
EXHIBITION ON SCREEN
Saturday, 30 September 2017
The glass castle
Based on one of the longest-running New York Times bestsellers, THE GLASS CASTLE tells the story of Jeannette Walls" unconventional upbringing at the hands of her deeply dysfunctional and uniquely vibrant parents, and her journey towards acceptance and fulfillment.
THE EMOJI MOVIE unlocks the never-before-seen secret world inside your smartphone. Hidden within the messaging app is Textopolis, a bustling city where all your favorite emojis live, hoping to be selected by the phone"s user. In this world, each emoji has only one facial expression - except for Gene, an exuberant emoji who was born without a filter and is bursting with multiple expressions. Determined to become "normal" like the other emojis, Gene enlists the help of his handy best friend Hi-5 and the notorious code breaker emoji Jailbreak. Together, they embark on an epic "app-venture" through the apps on the phone, each its own wild and fun world, to find the Code that will fix Gene. But when a greater danger threatens the phone, the fate of all emojis depends on these three unlikely friends who must save their world before it"s deleted forever.
Friday, 22 September 2017
Home Again is the story of a recently separated mother of two (Witherspoon) whose new life in Los Angeles is overturned when she decides to take in three young, charismatic guys (played by Pico Alexander, Nat Wolff and Jon Rudnitsky) who become part of her unconventional family.
At the age of 8, Vaselinetjie is taken away by the Welfare and send to the orphanage. It"s a strange, hard, dangerous world of rebel children, fierce house mothers,friends, first loves and where she finally finds true self-acceptance.
A high-stakes, global action-thriller that takes place in the city of Berlin, on the eve of the Wall"s collapse and the shifting of superpower alliances. Charlize Theron (MAD MAX: FURY ROAD) portrays Lorraine Broughton, a top-level spy for MI6, who is dispatched to Berlin to take down a ruthless espionage ring that has just killed an undercover agent for reasons unknown.
Fun Mom Dinner
Four moms, whose only common ground is their kids" preschool class, get together for a harmless "fun mom dinner." When the night suddenly takes an unexpected turn, these unlikely new friends realize they have more in common that just marriage and motherhood. Together, they reclaim a piece of the women they used to be.