Film still from Paranoia Film Series

Film still from Paranoia Film Series

PARANOIA PARANOIA

Paranoia Film Series
  • Thu 8 Oct - Sat 31 Oct
  • Len Lye Centre Cinema
  • Rating: Various
  • General Admission $12
  • Concession $10 for seniors, students and community service card holders (with valid ID)
  • Booking recommended
  • Hearing loop provided for the hearing impaired
  • Wheelchair spaces available. Free entry for a companion to assist an audience member who has a disability. Companion seat is automatically allocated when a wheelchair space is booked

In an increasingly fractured world, upended by disease, distrust and paranoia, it only seems right to explore these themes across five cinematic classics from directors as diverse as Coppola to Aronofsky.

Invasion of the Body Snatchers
Thu 8 Oct | 7:00 pm | M
Sat 10 Oct | 4:00 pm
$12 | $10
In this elaborate remake of the 1956 horror classic, a health inspector is dispatched to investigate the curious behaviour of several San Francisco restaurateurs. He begins to notice that even those closest to him are behaving in a detached fashion. The source of this ennui is an alien attack.

1978 | US | 115 min | Dir. Philip Kaufman

Paranoia Film Series
The Conversation
Thu 15 Oct | 7:00 pm | M
Sat 17 Oct | 4:00 pm
$12 | $10
A paranoid, secretive surveillance expert has a crisis of conscience when he suspects that the couple he is spying on will be murdered.
1974 | US | 109 min | Dir. Francis Ford Coppola

Paranoia Film Series
Black Swan
Wed 21 Oct | 7:00 pm | R16
Sat 24 Oct | 2:00pm
$12 | $10
A disturbing character study in paranoia and delusion about a committed dancer who struggles to maintain her sanity after winning the lead role in a production of Tchaikovsky's "Swan Lake".
2010 | US | 108 min | Dir. Darren Aronofsky

Paranoia Film Series
The Manchurian Candidate
Thu 22 Oct | 7:00 pm | PG
Sat 31 Oct | 11:00 am
$12 | $10
A rare film that takes aim at the frenzy of the McCarthy era while also being suffused with its Cold War paranoia, The Manchurian Candidate remains potent, shocking American moviemaking.
1962 | US | 121 min | Dir. John Frankenheimer

Paranoia Film Series
Marathon Man
Thu 29 Oct | 7:00 pm | R16
Sat 31 Oct | 4:00 pm
$12 | $10
A graduate history student is unwittingly caught in the middle of an international conspiracy involving stolen diamonds, an exiled Nazi war criminal, and a rogue government agent.
1976 | US | 125 min | Dir. John Schlesinger

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