Thursday June 6th – 10.30am - Tickets on sale below.
Join us for morning tea, film screening and converstion between host Jan Epstein and Leann Tilley, Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology in the Bio21 Molecular Science and Biotechnology Institute, The University of Melbourne - chatting all things 'women in science'!
Inspired by the extraordinary true story of Melita Norwood, Red Joan is the taut and emotional discovery of one woman’s sacrifice in the face of incredible circumstances. In a picturesque village in England, Joan Stanley (Academy Award® winner Dame Judi Dench), lives in contented retirement, until one day her tranquil existence is shattered when she’s shockingly arrested by MI5. Joan has been hiding an incredible past; she is one of the most influential spies in living history. Cambridge University in the 1930s, and the young Joan (Sophie Cookson), a demure physics student, falls intensely in love with a seductively attractive Russian saboteur, Leo (Tom Hughes). Through him, she begins to see that the world is on a knife-edge and perhaps must be saved from itself in the race to military supremacy. Post-war and now working at a top secret nuclear research facility, Joan is confronted with the impossible: Would you betray your country and your loved ones, if it meant saving them? What price would you pay for peace?
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
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