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:: Spotlight :: St.George OpenAir Cinema 2008

By: Carmine Pascuzzi

St.George OpenAir Cinema has become one of Sydney’s most celebrated summer events, with tickets highly sought after. Located against a backdrop that spans the Sydney Opera House, Harbour Bridge and city skyline, and featuring a giant three storey high cinema screen, the St.George OpenAir Cinema is an extraordinary celebration of film and Sydney lifestyle.

The 2008 season commences on January 11 and runs to February 16, 2008. Every night kicks off from 6.15pm.
Patrons eat, drink and mingle at the events harbourside restaurant and bar while the sun sets over the Bridge and Opera House. Then, as night falls, patrons take to grandstand seating as the giant screen rises from the harbour.

The film program is a festival of film featuring a different title each night, from arthouse to mainstream, and including premieres, recent releases and classics.

Here is the nightly schedule.

January 2008
Fri Jan 11 M Australian Premiere: The Jane Austen Book Club
Sun Jan 13 PG Australian Premiere: Dan in Real Life
Mon Jan 14 M Elizabeth: The Golden Age
Tue Jan 15 M Australian Premiere: Juno
Wed Jan 16 M The Bourne Ultimatum
Thu Jan 17 MA15+ Death Proof
Fri Jan 18 MA15+ Knocked Up
Sun Jan 20 G Deep Water
Tue Jan 22 M Preview: The Great Debaters
Wed Jan 23 PG Sydney Premiere: Night
Thu Jan 24 M Lions For Lambs
Fri Jan 25 MA15+ Special Preview: 3:10 to Yuma
Sat Jan 26 M Australia Day Preview: Cactus
Sun Jan 27 M As it is in Heaven
Mon Jan 28 G Special Preview: In the Shadow of the Moon
Tue Jan 29 M Premiere: Sleuth
Wed Jan 30 MA15+ Michael Clayton
Thu Jan 31 M Waitress

February 2008
Fri Feb 1 PG Hairspray
Sun Feb 3 MA15+ The Lives of Others
Mon Feb 4 M Preview: Run, Fat Boy, Run
Tue Feb 5 MA15+ 2 Days in Paris
Wed Feb 6 PG Preview: Definitely, Maybe
Thu Feb 7 M Into the Wild
Fri Feb 8 M Death at a Funeral
Sat Feb 9 PG Preview: Moliere
Sun Feb 10 M The Kite Runner
Mon Feb 11 M Preview: The Savages
Tue Feb 12 MA15+ Atonement
Wed Feb 13 MA15+ American Gangster
Thu Feb 14 PG 27 Dresses
Fri Feb 15 M The Darjeeling Limited

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