European Union External Action

Europe Day 2021: Darwin International Film Festival, 2-9 May

28/04/2021 - 02:22
Cinema

The European Union Delegation to Australia is a proud partner of the film festival which features a showcase of European cinema, including the Northern Territory premier of the award-winning documentary: Collective.

COLLECTIVE

Romania | Romanian, English

Wednesday 5 May, 7pm (Darwin time)

Tickets here

In 2015, a fire at Bucharest’s Colectiv club leaves 27 dead and 180 injured. Soon, more burn victims begin dying in hospitals from wounds that were not life-threatening. Then a doctor blows the whistle to a team of investigative journalists. One revelation leads to another as the journalists start to uncover vast health care fraud. When a new health minister is appointed, he offers unprecedented access to his efforts to reform the corrupt system but also to the obstacles he faces.

Winner of over 20 awards, and selected as Romania’s Academy Awards entry for Best International Film, COLLECTIVE follows journalists, whistle-blowers, burn victims, and government officials in its uncompromising look at the impact of investigative journalism at its best.

 

THE SALT OF TEARS 

France | Switzerland

Monday 3 May, 7:30pm (Darwin time)

Tickets here

Luc travels to Paris for the first time to sit the entrance exam for a carpentry school. There he meets Djemila, a young worker with whom he enjoys a short romance, before returning to his home town and beginning a relationship with Geneviève, whom he has known since childhood.

Caught between two passions, Luc runs, resolving to fulfil his father's dreams by devoting himself to his future... until finally, he experiences true love.

 

MOTHER SCHMUCKERS 

Belgium

Monday 3 May, 9:30 pm  (Darwin time)  

Tickets here.

Brussels, today. Issachar et Zabulon, two broke twenty-something brothers with a knack for stupidity and trouble, live in a low-income housing complex in Brussels with their mother Cashmere. When they lose their mother’s beloved dog, January-Jack, she gives them an ultimatum - find him in 24 hours or get kicked out of the house.

 

01/05/2021 - 08/05/2021

Deckchair Cinema
Jervois Road

0800 Darwin
Australia