Simba idolises his father, King Mufasa, and takes to heart his own royal destiny. But not everyone in the kingdom celebrates the new cub's arrival. Scar, Mufasa's brother—and former heir to the throne—has plans of his own. The battle for Pride Rock is ravaged with betrayal, tragedy and drama, ultimately resulting in Simba's exile. With help from a curious pair of newfound friends, Simba will have to figure out how to grow up and take back what is rightfully his.
Director Ralph Fiennes captures the raw physicality and brilliance of Rudolf Nureyev, whose escape to the West stunned the world at the height of the Cold War. With his magnetic presence, Nureyev emerged as ballet’s most famous star, a wild and beautiful dancer limited by the world of 1950s Leningrad. His flirtation with Western artists and ideas led him into a high-stakes game of cat and mouse with the KGB.
Wednesday, July 31 until Sunday, August 18
Stronger Than Fiction brings you the latest and greatest documentary features from around the world.We passionately believe that documentary cinema is one of the best ways to share new ideas and the films we select combine insights about the world with innovative storytelling and brilliant cinematic craft. The world’s best doco filmmakers spend years following stories that will move and surprise you. The best documentaries are indeed stronger than fiction.
This year, we have films from every continent, loads of great Q&As, gala events, and two brilliant directors as special guests, as well as a range of special offers for Stronger Than Fiction ticket holders.
Multi-ticket passes available at Dendy Box Office
Three female directors explore the sensory world of newborns in this delightful depiction of an unconventional infant swim class. “Baby whisperer” Snorri Magnusson has pushed the boundaries of what we believe tiny humans are capable of, and his students love every second.
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