Jirga

MEET THE FILMMAKER Q&A, Tuesday 25 September, 6.45pm: Join director Benjamin Gilmour and lead actor Sam Smith for a discussion after an advance screening of their new drama. Tickets available below!

An Australian film unlike any you have seen before, JIRGA follows one man’s quest for redemption, set in one of the most dangerous places on earth: the border between Afghanistan and Pakistan.

Former Australian soldier Mike (Sam Smith) is a haunted man. During a tour of Afghanistan, he accidentally shot a man who was unarmed, and has never been able to forget. Determined to right this most grievous of wrongs, Mike sets out to find the man’s family, and throw himself at the mercy of the village court of traditional Afghani justice – the Jirga.

Directed by Benjamin Gilmour, who along with actor Sam Smith literally trekked through the dangerous territories of the film’s setting for months in order to make the film, JIRGA is a courageous and empathetic depiction of the human costs of the War on Terror.

Some Pushto language, English subtitles
Tuesday, 25th September

Legend Deluxe: In-Cinema dining session.
Event: Special event screening, complimentary & discount tickets do not apply
CC & AD: Closed captions or audio description available for individual use for this session, captions DO NOT appear on-screen.

Session times for the new cinema week, commencing each Thursday, will be released the Tuesday afternoon prior

Commences Thursday, 27 Sep 2018
Rating M
Genre Drama
Running Time 78
Language
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