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M E D I C U S

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F E A T U R E

On the

TOWN

To win a double pass to one of the following events, simply go to

www.amawa.com.au/amamembership/on-the-town/

Entries must be received by 4pm, Tuesday 27 June 2017.

THE PROMISE

In cinemas 15 June

A love story plays out in the final

days of the Ottoman Empire in

The Promise

, a sweeping romance

starring Golden Globe winner

Oscar Isaac, Charlotte Le Bon and

Academy Award winner Christian

Bale.

CHURCHILL

In cinemas 8 June

The film follows Britain’s iconic

Prime Minister Winston Churchill in

the days before the infamous D-Day

landings in June 1944. Fearful

of repeating his mistakes from

World War I, exhausted by years

of war, plagued by depression and

obsessed with fulfilling historical

greatness, Churchill is also faced with constant criticism

from his political opponents. Only the unflinching support

of Churchill’s wife Clementine can halt the Prime Minister’s

collapse and help lead him to greatness.

THE VOLVO SCANDINAVIAN FILM FESTIVAL

20 July - 2 August, Cinema Paradiso

Highlights from the Volvo Scandinavian Film Festival include

Norway’s official selection at the 2017 Academy Awards,

The

King’s Choice

; the lively documentary

Magnus

; and

In the

Blood

which follows a group of young men through a warm

summer at a defining moment in their lives.

BRUCH’S VIOLIN

CONCERTO

Saturday 22 July, 3pm,

Perth Town Hall

Sunday 23 July, 3pm,

Fremantle Town Hall

Fresh from a year of studies in

America, talented young Perth

violinist Emily Leung performs one

of the greatest violin concertos

Bruch’s Violin Concerto 1

. Conducted by Christopher

van Tuinen, the concert opens with Beethoven’s uplifting

Leonore Overture 1

and concludes with Mendelssohn’s

popular

Symphony 3 “Scottish”

.

Tickets at the door or via

ticketek.com.au

LOUIS LORTIE PLAYS CHOPIN

Fri 30 June, 7.30pm,

Perth Concert Hall

Acclaimed French-Canadian pianist

Louis Lortie (pictured) performs with

elegant subtlety, sophistication and

spontaneity – perfect qualities for

Chopin’s lyrical

First Piano Concerto

.

Christoph König frames Chopin with

the romantic music of Dvořák: the

seldom heard but delightful tone poem

The Water Goblin

and his passionate

Seventh Symphony.

waso.com.au

A GHOST STORY

In cinemas 13 July

A Ghost Story

is a singular

exploration of legacy, loss, and

the essential human longing for

meaning and connection.

Recently deceased, a ghost

(Academy Award-winner Casey

Affleck) returns to his home to

console his bereft wife only to find

that in his spectral state, he has

become unstuck in time, forced to watch passively as the

life he knew and the woman he loves slowly slip away.