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MGFF18: The Ring Thing (MA 15+)

MGFF18: The Ring Thing movie poster

From the talented filmmakers who brought us That's Not Us, screened at Mardi Gras Film Festival 2016, comes The Ring Thing: a clever, poignant, honest drama about commitment.

Sarah, played by Sarah Wharton, is on a quest to make sense of her aversion to marrying her beloved partner, Kristen, played by Nicole Pursell. To try and figure things out, Sarah embarks on a documentary filmmaking project about same-sex marriage and enlists the help of her gay friend, Gary, who is dealing with his own marital break-up.

Featuring interviews with real couples and set within a societal context where marriage equality has been achieved, the playful improv style, sincerity and wisdom within The Ring Thing is a graceful, intriguing way to explore the issues of marriage and commitment.

"An ambitious mix of fiction and documentary" - HOLLYWOOD REPORTER

Cast: Sarah Wharton, Nicole Pursell, Matt Connolly, Cheryl Pickett, Julie Wharton, Peter Jensen

Director: William C. Sullivan

Sessions

Sunday, 8 April 2018: 6:00 PM (ends 7:55 PM) Book NowNote: Tickets $15/13

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