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Kangaroo - A Love-Hate Story (M)

Kangaroo - A Love-Hate Story movie poster

This groundbreaking film reveals the truth surrounding Australia’s love-hate relationship with its beloved icon. The kangaroo image is proudly used by top companies, sports teams and as tourist souvenirs, yet when they hop across the vast continent some consider them to be pests to be shot and sold for profit. KANGAROO unpacks a national paradigm where the relationship with kangaroos is examined.

Cast members Dianne Smith and Greg Keightley will be speaking at the Saturday screening.

The Hon. Mark Pearson, NSW MLC for the Animal Justice Party will be speaking at the Sunday screening.

"Eye-opening, revelatory, at times jaw-dropping, and a call to action" - ABC RADIO

"The most confronting footage comes from a couple who own a property in the NSW Blue Mountains.They share a 2km fence with a farmer who is permitted to shoot roos on their side." - THE AUSTRALIAN

"The filmmakers are determined to sound a wake-up siren, and they blast it here with extra strength." - NY TIMES

"eye-opening investigative documentary" - LA TIMES

"Has the potential to help bring kangaroo welfare and management into much sharper focus in Australia and internationally." - VARIETY

"a sobering depiction of how deep cultural divides affect the future of a species, even one so seemingly ubiquitous and resilient" - VILLAGE VOICE

Cast: Kangaroo Dundee, Tim Flannery, Terri Irwin

Director: Kate McIntyre Clere, Michael McIntyre

Sessions

Thursday, 3 May 2018: 8:00 PM (ends 9:55 PM) Reserve

Friday, 4 May 2018: 11:40 AM (ends 1:35 PM) Reserve

Saturday, 5 May 2018: 10:00 AM (ends 12:30 PM) ReserveNote: Inc. Q&A with cast Dianne Smith and Greg Keightley

Sunday, 6 May 2018: 3:30 PM (ends 5:55 PM) ReserveNote: Inc. Q&A with The Hon. Mark Pearson, NSW MLC

Wednesday, 9 May 2018: 11:00 AM (ends 12:55 PM) Reserve

Ticket Prices

  • 2D screenings:
    Adults $12 • Seniors $11 • Children (aged 3 to 12) $10 • Two movies same day/person $20 - includes tea or coffee (3D films excluded)
  • 3D screenings:
    All tickets $13 or $45 for family of four (max two adults, children aged 3 to 12)
  • NT Live:
    Adults $25 • Seniors $23 • Full-time students/children $15 • Student groups (10+) $12 each
  • MET Opera:
    Adults $28 • Seniors $23

Most cards accepted.

Reservations: reservations@mountvicflicks.com.au • Phone: 02 47871577