The Man Who Killed Don Quixote

Saturday 8 February 8.30pm

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Gwen

Sunday 16 February 8.30pm

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Red Joan

Saturday 29 February 8.30pm

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RIALTO SELECTIONS: SATURDAY NIGHTS AT 8.30PM


A brilliant range of stories and stars in February

Rialto Selections features a brilliant range of stories and stars in February. Starring the legendary Bill Nighy, ‘Sometimes Always Never’ is a comedy-drama. It follows a fathers grief and love of Scrabble, as he attempts to reconnect to his family. In ‘The Man Who Killed Don Quixote’, Adam Driver, Jonathan Pryce and Stellan Skarsgård are stunning in this beautiful fantasy adventure. Intrigue and mystery continues in the surreal ‘Under The Silver Lake’, as Andrew Garfield plays a young man in the sunny Los Angeles. ‘The Guilty’ is a Danish film, a high intensity crime drama, which will leave you on the edge of your seat. Finally, Judi Dench ends the month, with another classic performance in ‘Red Joan’. Inspired by a true story, it follows a woman who worked in Britain as a Soviet spy.

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Garry Winogrand: All
Things Are Photographable

Garry Winogrand: All Things Are Photographable

Described as a ‘poet’, an ‘athlete’, or a ‘philosopher’ of photography, Garry Winogrand captured the serendipity of the streets to capture the American 1960s and 70s. His Leica M4 snapped spontaneous images of everyday people.

Described as a ‘poet’, an ‘athlete’, or a ‘philosopher’ of photography, Garry Winogrand captured the serendipity of the streets to capture the American 1960s and 70s. His Leica M4 snapped spontaneous images of everyday people.

See
Know Evil

See Know Evil

See Know Evil is the first documentary to describe the art and life of Davide Sorrenti, an icon of 90's fashion, photography and youth culture. Davide was fashion’s ‘Golden Boy’, born to the Sorrenti clan, a family of renowned photographers dubbed “the Corleones of Fashion Photography”.

See Know Evil is the first documentary to describe the art and life of Davide Sorrenti, an icon of 90's fashion, photography and youth culture. Davide was fashion’s ‘Golden Boy’, born to the Sorrenti clan, a family of renowned photographers dubbed “the Corleones of Fashion Photography”.

Show Me The Picture: The
Story Of Jim Marshall

Show Me The Picture: The Story Of Jim Marshall

An outsider with attitude, Show Me The Picture: The Story of Jim Marshall chronicles Jim Marshall’s infamous life behind and outside the camera. A child of immigrants and with a life battling inner demons, he fought his way to become one of the most trusted mavericks behind a lens throughout 60s history.

An outsider with attitude, Show Me The Picture: The Story of Jim Marshall chronicles Jim Marshall’s infamous life behind and outside the camera. A child of immigrants and with a life battling inner demons, he fought his way to become one of the most trusted mavericks behind a lens throughout 60s history.

Peter Peryer:
The Art Of Seeing

Peter Peryer: The Art Of Seeing

Kiwi documentarian and producer, Shirley Horrocks, surveys the life and career of one of New Zealand’s most important photographers, Peter Peryer. What begins as a gentle, engaging look at the artist’s life becomes a photography masterclass in style and technique.

Kiwi documentarian and producer, Shirley Horrocks, surveys the life and career of one of New Zealand’s most important photographers, Peter Peryer. What begins as a gentle, engaging look at the artist’s life becomes a photography masterclass in style and technique.

WATCH ON RIALTO


Red Joan

Saturday 29 February 8.30pm Channel 039

In a picturesque village in England, Joan Stanley (Academy Award® winner Dame Judi Dench), lives in contented retirement. Suddenly her tranquil existence is shattered as she’s shockingly arrested by MI5 - for Joan has been hiding an incredible past.

Sometimes Always Never

Saturday 1 February 8.30pm Channel 039

Sharp of both suit and vocabulary, Nighy is winningly-deadpan as Scrabble-obsessed Merseyside tailor Alan, whose eldest son Michael stormed out of the house after a particularly heated round of the popular board game, never to return.

A Fantastic Woman

Monday 3 February 8.30pm Channel 039

Marina (Daniela Vega), a transgender nightclub singer, comes under suspicion when her much older lover Orlando dies suddenly. After being harassed and threatened by her late boyfriend's vengeful relatives and the police, she must defend her rights as both Orlando's partner and as a human being.

The Twelve

Tuesdays from 4 February 8.30pm Channel 039

The Twelve is a character-driven story which revolves around the twelve members of a jury. The twelve citizens are called up for jury duty on a controversial murder case. They do not have an easy task ahead of them.

The Coming Back Out Ball Movie

Wednesday 5 February 8.30pm Channel 039

In the middle of Australia’s divisive marriage equality vote, Melbourne hosted a gala event to honour and celebrate its LGBTQ+ seniors. The Coming Back Out Ball Movie is a record of Australia’s dark past with a rainbow-coloured future, told via a group of extraordinary people.

Garry Winogrand: All Things Are Photographable

Thursday 6 February 8.30pm Channel 039

Described as a ‘poet’, an ‘athlete’, or a ‘philosopher’ of photography, Garry Winogrand captured the serendipity of the streets to capture the American 1960s and 70s. His Leica M4 snapped spontaneous images of everyday people.

Cardinal Series 3

Fridays from 7 February 8.30pm Channel 039

The suspicious death of Cardinal's wife Catherine coincides with a double murder, and Delorme is ordered to take the lead in the latter investigation. Reluctant to believe that Catherine committed suicide, Cardinal begins investigating other possibilities.

The Man Who Killed Don Quixote

Saturday 8 February 8.30pm Channel 039

Toby, a cynical advertising director, finds himself trapped in the outrageous delusions of an old Spanish shoemaker who believes himself to be Don Quixote. In the course of their comic and increasingly surreal adventures, Toby is forced to confront the tragic repercussions of a film he made in his idealistic youth.

Lost & Found

Sunday 9 February 8.30pm Channel 039

Lost & Found is composed of 7 interconnecting stories set in and around a lost & found office of an Irish train station. All segments are inspired by true stories, share a theme of something lost or found and characters that come in and out of each other's lives.

Capharnaum

Monday 10 February 8.30pm Channel 039

After being jailed for committing a violent crime, Zain, a mistreated 12-year-old boy, sues his parents for giving him life. Zain’s large family live hand-to-mouth in a squalid apartment in Lebanon.

If The Dancer Dances

Wednesday 12 February 8.30pm Channel 039

If a dance is not danced, it vanishes. If the Dancer Dances follows a group of New York City's top modern dancers as they reconstruct an iconic and mysterious work by the legendary Merce Cunningham, revealing what it takes to keep a dance alive.

See Know Evil

Thursday 13 February 8.30pm Channel 039

See Know Evil is the first documentary to describe the art and life of Davide Sorrenti, an icon of 90's fashion, photography and youth culture. Davide was fashion’s ‘Golden Boy’, born to the Sorrenti clan, a family of renowned photographers dubbed “the Corleones of Fashion Photography”.

Under The Silver Lake

Saturday 15 February 8.30pm Channel 039

From the dazzling imagination that brought you It Follows, comes a delirious neo-noir thriller about one man's search for the truth behind the mysterious crimes, murders, and disappearances in his East L.A. neighbourhood.

Gwen

Sunday 16 February 8.30pm Channel 039

In the stark beauty of 19th Century Snowdonia, this eerie gothic thriller finds Gwen desperately trying to hold everything together, struggling with her mother's mysterious illness, her father's absence and a ruthless mining company that's encroaching on their land.

Cold War

Monday 17 February 8.30pm Channel 039

Cold War is a passionate love story between a man and a woman who meet in the ruins of post-war Poland. With vastly different backgrounds and temperaments, they are fatefully mismatched and yet destined for each other.

The Grand Ball

Wednesday 19 February 8.30pm Channel 039

It’s the story of a ball. A big ball. Every summer, more than two thousand people come from all over Europe, to a small town in the French countryside. During 7 days and 8 nights, people dance again and again, all types of dance, with no concept of time.

Show Me The Picture: The Story Of Jim Marshall

Thursday 20 February 8.30pm Channel 039

An outsider with attitude, Show Me The Picture: The Story of Jim Marshall chronicles Jim Marshall’s infamous life behind and outside the camera. A child of immigrants and with a life battling inner demons, he fought his way to become one of the most trusted mavericks behind a lens throughout 60s history.

The Guilty

Saturday 22 February 8.30pm Channel 039

When a police officer is demoted to deskwork, he expects an easier workload. That all changes when he answers a panicked phone call from a kidnapped woman who then disconnects abruptly.

Ray & Liz

Sunday 23 February 8.30pm Channel 039

Ray & Liz is written and directed by Richard Billingham, his feature debut. The film retells Billingham's troubled childhood growing up in a Black Country council flat during the Thatcher era, focusing on his parents Ray and Liz.

Shoplifters

Monday 24 February 8.30pm Channel 039

After one of their shoplifting sessions, Osamu and his son come across a little girl in the freezing cold. At first they are reluctant to shelter the girl, but Osamu's wife agrees to take care of her after learning of the hardships she faces.

The Heart Dances: The Journey Of 'The Piano': The Ballet

Wednesday 26 February 8.30pm Channel 039

In 2015, celebrated Czech choreographer Jiří Bubeníček and his twin brother and designer Otto, adapted the Academy Award winning Kiwi film, The Piano, into a full length ballet.

Peter Peryer: The Art Of Seeing

Thursday 27 February 8.30pm Channel 039

Kiwi documentarian and producer, Shirley Horrocks, surveys the life and career of one of New Zealand’s most important photographers, Peter Peryer. What begins as a gentle, engaging look at the artist’s life becomes a photography masterclass in style and technique.

The Twelve

Tuesday 28 January 8.30pm Channel 039

The Twelve is a character-driven story which revolves around the twelve members of a jury. The twelve citizens are called up for jury duty on a controversial murder case. They do not have an easy task ahead of them.

Boom For Real: The Late Teenage Years of Jean-Michel Basquiat

Thursday 30 January 8.30pm Channel 039

This compelling doco paints a portrait of Jean-Michel and downtown New York pre AIDS, during President Reagan and the real estate and art booms – before anyone was motivated by money and ambition. Basquiat’s paintings now sell for millions of dollars at auctions

We Have Always Lived In The Castle

Friday 31 January 8.30pm Channel 039

Merricat lives with her sister Constance and her Uncle Julian. The trio are survivors of an arsenic poisoning that killed everyone else in the family five years prior. Merricat is bold and imaginative and protects the property with "spells".

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