FILMS BY THEMES 2019 PROGRAM
Multiyear award-winning regional airport, Launceston Airport, again partners with BOFA to bring you World Stories. Launceston Airport has not only been the winner of the Major Airport of the Year for years in a row, but also, in 2018, took out a Gold Tasmanian Tourism Award for the second time. They are the ideal partner to take you to the world, just as BOFA brings World Stories from 17 countries to you here in Tasmania.
LAUNCESTON | FRIDAY 17 MAY | NOON
At the North Yorkshire resort town of Scarborough, two couples experience a life-changing weekend. Liz (Jodhi May) is an older woman in love with her student, Daz (Jordan Bolger), while Aidan (Edward Hogg) has formed a relationship with one of his young students, Beth (Jessica Barden).
LAUNCESTON | FRIDAY 17 MAY | 7:30PM
The modern world has left Helsinki art dealer, Olavi Launio (Heikki Nousiainen), behind. In a high-tech era of glitzy auction houses and jet-setting playboy collectors, this elderly widower remains obstinately old-school.
LAUNCESTON | SATURDAY 18 MAY | 5PM
This film will grab you from the start and will not let go until the breathtaking conclusion. Set in an emergency alarm dispatch office, a police officer is assigned the task of handling calls and sending out police or other services if needed.
LAUNCESTON | SATURDAY 18 MAY | 7:30PM
Chela (Ana Brun) and Chiquita (Margarita Irun) have been living together for over 30 years in an upper middle-class house, laden with expensive furniture. However, their relationship is threatened by an increasingly worsening financial situation leading to the forced selling of their inherited possessions.