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First Girl I Loved (M)

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Winner of the Best of NEXT Audience Award at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival, First Girl I Loved is a poignant coming-of-age tale that captures all the anxiety, bravery, and heartbreak of first love.

On assignment for her high-school yearbook, social-misfit Anne charmingly hits it off with the beautiful star of the softball team, Sasha. But when Anne tells her best friend Clifton about her new crush, he reveals a hidden jealousy that threatens more than just the girls’ budding romance.

Writer/director Kerem Sanga tells this remarkably touching story with a multifaceted style that is as fresh as it is daring. Brimming with authenticity and humour, First Girl I Loved offers a delightful, contemporary perspective on the jitters of new romance and the age-old heartbreak of love.

Support the marriage equality campaign by attending the fundraising screening on Friday at 8:00pm - $2 from every ticket is donated.

"a tender and thoroughly engaging film" - SYDNEY MORNING HERALD

"The film's title is love-struck, but this is a deceptively wrenching story of self-discovery and honesty." - THE AGE

"a small film worth seeking out." - DAVID STRATTON

"a beautiful portrayal of the joys but especially the fears that come with love when it takes an unconventional form" - FILMINK AUSTRALIA

"A woozy and wonderful queer teen romance" - INDIEWIRE

"a tender, sweet story of teenage romance with two fantastic acting turns to anchor it." – ROBEREBERT.COM

Cast: Dylan Gelula, Brianna Hildebrand, Mateo Arias

Director: Kerem Sanga

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Ticket Prices

  • 2D screenings:
    Adults $12 • Seniors $10 • Children (aged 3 to 12) $10 • Two movies same day/person $19 - includes tea or coffee (3D films excluded)
  • 3D screenings:
    All tickets $13 or $45 for family of four (max two adults, children aged 3 to 12)
  • NT Live:
    Adults $25 • Seniors $23 • Full-time students/children $15 • Student groups (10+) $12 each
  • MET Opera:
    Adults $28 • Seniors $23

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