South Bank Christmas Cinema 2020
Pack a picnic and enjoy Christmas movies from your childhood — and other favourite flicks — under the stars.
Last-minute shopping, over-indulging at celebratory shindigs, and pretending not to be annoyed about receiving another pair of socks: they're all a part of every Christmas. For kids and adults alike, so is many a seasonal-themed movie. If it has Santa or Christmas in the title, it's optimal viewing at this time of year.
The folks at South Bank certainly think so, and have thrown together their yearly Christmas Cinema Series brimming with merriment. But these free films aren't just for families. Any Yuletide movie held under Brisbane's starry skies and by the water at River Quay Green at this summery time of the season is perfect for, well, everyone.
Pack a picnic and enjoy double features every night from Friday, December 18–Wednesday, December 23. The familiar but still festive and fun lineup includes Arthur Christmas, The Polar Express, The Nutcracker and the Four Realms and National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation — and, in case you're already feeling positively jovial and jolly enough, some non-Christmas fare as well. So, you can also watch everything from Happy Feet, The Castle and Paddington to Hunt for the Wilderpeople, The Man from U.N.C.L.E. and Little Women.
Attending is free, but you'll need to register first in line with the event's COVID-19-safe practices.
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