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Tuesday 7 Jan - 1.00pm Saturday 18 Jan - 1.00pm Friday 24 Jan - 1.00pm

Frozen Featuring the voices of Kristen Bell and Idina Menzel, “Frozen” is the coolest comedy-adventure ever to hit the big screen. When a prophecy traps a kingdom in eternal winter, Anna, a fearless optimist, teams up with extreme mountain man Kristoff and his sidekick reindeer Sven on an epic journey to find Anna’s sister Elsa, the Snow Queen, and put an end to her icy spell. Encountering mystical trolls, a funny snowman named Olaf, Everest-like extremes and magic at every turn, Anna and Kristoff battle the elements in a race to save the kingdom from destruction. Duration: 108 mins Genre: Animation, Kids & Family

Friday 10 Jan – 1.00pm

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 picks up where the hit comedy left off. Inventor Flint Lockwood’s genius is finally recognized as he creates technologies for the betterment of mankind along with his right-handgal Barb (a highly evolved orangutan with a human brain, who is devious, manipulative and likes to wear lipstick). With the fate of humanity in his hands Flint and friends are sent on a dangerously delicious mission battling hungry food creatures to save the world again! Duration: 95 mins Genre: Animation, Kids & Family

Friday 10 Jan - 7.30pm Tuesday 14 Jan - 1.00pm Tuesday 21 Jan - 1.00pm

Hunger Games 2 THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE begins as Katniss Everdeen has returned home safe after winning the 74th Annual Hunger Games along with fellow tribute Peeta Mellark. Winning means that they must turn around and leave their family and close friends, embarking on a “Victor’s Tour” of the districts. Along the way Katniss senses that a rebellion is simmering, but the Capitol is still very much in control as President Snow prepares the 75th Annual Hunger Games (The Quarter Quell) - a competition that could change Panem forever. Duration: 146 mins Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-fi Cast: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth

Friday 17 Jan – 1.00pm

My Little Pony Wedding It’s the moment every pony in Equestria has been waiting for: the wedding of Princess Cadence to her dashing groom, Shining Armor! When a crown is stolen from the Crystal Empire, Twilight Sparkle pursues the thief into an alternate world where she transforms into a teenage girl who must survive her biggest challenge yet... high school. Join us at the Matt Dann to see the royal wedding of the year on the big screen in this kid’s animated movie that is fun for the whole family! Duration: 72 mins Genre: Animation, Kids & Family

Friday 17 Jan - 7.30pm

Anchorman 2 With the 70’s behind him, San Diego’s top rated newsman, Ron Burgundy (Will Ferrell), returns to the news desk in “Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues.” Also back for more are Ron’s co-anchor and wife, Veronica Corningstone (Christina Applegate), weather man Brick Tamland (Steve Carell), man on the street Brian Fantana (Paul Rudd) and sports guy Champ Kind (David Koechner) All of whom won’t make it easy to stay classy...while taking the nation’s first 24-hour news channel by storm. Duration: 119 mins Genre: Comedy Cast: Will Ferrell, Christina Applegate, Paul Rudd

Saturday 18 Jan – 7.30pm

The Turning

Tim Winton’s The Turning is a unique cinema event, not to be missed! Seventeen talented Australian directors from diverse artistic disciplines each create a chapter of the hauntingly beautiful novel by multi award-winning author Tim Winton. The linking and overlapping stories explore the extraordinary turning points in ordinary people’s lives. A special limited edition 40 page official program will be given with each ticket admission and there will be a chance to chat about the movie after the film with fellow movie buffs, Tim Winton fans and interested audience members. Duration: 186 mins Genre: Drama Cast: Rose Byrne, Cate Blanchett, Hugo Weaving

The Turning based on TIM WINTON’S BOOK OF SHORT STORIES “Amazing... absolutely engrossed” Margaret Pomeranz, AT THE MOVIES “Ambitious... a beautifully, unapologetically Australian film... bold and audacious... engaging, entertaining and frequently mesmerising” -Jim Poe, THE GUARDIAN In the 1980s Tim Winton made his mark with tough, spare stories about youth and promise, of early parenthood and the challenges of loyalty. Now, almost twenty years since his last collection, he returns to the form with seventeen overlapping stories of second thoughts and mid-life regret set in the brooding small-town world of coastal Western Australia. Here are turnings of all kinds changes of heart, nasty surprises, slow awakenings, sudden detours where people struggle against the terrible weight of the past and challenge the lives they’ve made for themselves. (referencing from

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January 7 pm

Saving Mr.Banks Two-time Academy Award winner Emma Thompson plays author P.L.Travers and fellow double Oscar winner Tom Hanks plays Walt Disney as the topline actors in Disney’s “Saving Mr. Banks”. The movie was inspired by the extraordinary, untold backstory of how Disney’s classic “Mary Poppins” made it to the screen and the testy relationship that the legendary Walt Disney had with author P.L. Travers that almost derailed it.

Duration: 125 mins Genre: Biography, Drama, Comedy Cast: Emma Thompson, Tom Hanks, Annie Rose Buckley

Free entry and free tea, coffee and cake for all our Matt’s Mates

All our Matt’s Mates will gain free entry to view this movie and following the screening, tea, coffee and cakes will be provided while the participants will share their thoughts about the movie. Not a member already? Go to page 7 for more information...

Friday 24 Jan - 7.30pm

The Hobbit 2 The second in a trilogy of films adapting the enduringly popular masterpiece The Hobbit, by J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug continues the adventure of the title character Bilbo Baggins (Martin Freeman) as he journeys with the Wizard Gandalf (Ian McKellan) and thirteen Dwarves, led by Thorin Oakenshield (Richard Armitage) on an epic quest to reclaim the lost Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor. Duration: 161 mins Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy Cast: Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage

Tuesday 28 Jan – 1.00pm Friday 31 Jan - 1.00pm

Free Birds In this irreverent, hilarious, adventurous buddy comedy, directed by Jimmy Hayward (Horton Hears a Who!), two turkeys from opposite sides of the tracks must put aside their differences and team up to travel back in time to change the course of history - and get turkey off the holiday menu for good. Duration: 91 mins Genre: Animation, Kids & Family, Comedy

in 2014 Matt’s Mates is a ‘Friends of the Theatre’ group dedicated to supporting the Matt Dann Cultural Centre and the performing arts in Hedland. The club, which is supervised by Matt Dann Operations Coordinator, aims to increase theatre and show patronage and make the theatre experience more enjoyable for all concerned.

Benefits of Matt s Mates Your personal Matt’s Mates card (required for booking)

A free movie ticket per member upon receipt of confirmation of your membership (up to 4 for family memberships) Free movie tickets every time you refer a friend

(There is no limit to the amount of people you can refer. Complimentary tickets will be sent once we receive your friends’ membership confirmation)

Regular newsletters detailing up & coming events and Theatre’s activities Advance notice and priority booking for most shows Discounted tickets for most performances Discounted tickets to regular movies (Except fundraising nights)

Special invitation to Matt’s Mates social events throughout the year. Free entry, tea, coffee and cake for every Movie Cafe session held every 3 months. A free bag of popcorn (small) for every 5 movies you attend Discounts at other Circuit West venues (subject to individual venue conditions) (Camel Lane Theatre, Queens Park Theatre, Mandurah Performing Arts Centre, Goldfields Arts Centre, Bunbury Regional Entertainment Centre, Albany Town Hall, Margaret River Arts Centre, Merredin Theatre)

Volunteer You can also choose to volunteer your time and your energy to perform Front of House and technical duties. Areas available for volunteering are: Ushering Kiosk support (serving refreshments in the bar, completing inventories, etc.)

Front of House (door attending, venue setting, etc.)

Marketing (assisting with mails out and feedback forms)

Technical support (stage setting, production assistance, etc.)

This is a great opportunity to meet and interact with people with similar interests and to contribute in an informal way to the operation of the Theatre. In a unique and friendly atmosphere, you will help to make our venue special by delivering a first class product to the community and becoming an advocate of the Theatre. Once you are registered as an active member, you can apply to volunteer at any time and there is no minimum commitment. So, if you are interested in being part of a vibrant team, learning some new skills and helping the Theatre, we would love to see you there! Extra Benefits If you choose to volunteer, you will enjoy extra advantages such as: Free tickets to events you volunteer for Casual interactions with cast and crews of touring shows.

Membership fees Matt’s Mates membership is affordable and is done on a calendar year. Full Year Membership: Student: $11.00 Single: $21.00 Couple: $42.00 Family: $52.40

Ticketing Ticket refund and exchange policy Tickets cannot be refunded after purchase except if an event is cancelled, rescheduled or significantly relocated as outlined in the Live Performance Australia Ticketing Code of Practice (see for conditions). Please review your event and date selection carefully prior to purchasing your tickets. Tickets exchange free-of-charge is only available for Season Tickets subscribers for live shows only up to 48hours prior to the performance. Ticket exchanges for non-subscribers may or may not be permitted depending on the promoters exchange policy.

Lost or stolen tickets We are able to replace lost or stolen tickets to assigned seat events provided you gave us your name and address at the time of purchase. Lost or stolen tickets to assigned seat events are reissued by the Box Office on the day of the event and you must present photo identification to collect the reprinted ticket. Unfortunately, we are unable to replace tickets to general admission events and advise that you keep them in a safe place until they are required to avoid disappointment.

Latecomers Doors and kiosk open one hour prior to the events The Matt Dann Cultural Centre makes every effort to begin live performances at the published start time. Please note carefully the start time of the shows as allocated seats will not be guaranteed after the start of the performance. Latecomers will be asked to wait in the foyer and will only be accepted into the theatre at a suitable break in the program. The late seating break is determined by the artists and is designed to cause as little disruption as possible to other patrons and the artists on the stage. For the movies, latecomers will not be admitted into the cinema after the start of the films and no refunds will be made. We recommend that patrons arrive at the Centre at least 20 minutes prior to the performance start time to avoid delaying the performance and inconveniencing other patrons. Photographs, audio and video recordings are prohibited.

Bookings Please note that all advertised prices throughout the brochure includes $4.00 booking fees. By booking your tickets online you can save $1.50 per ticket. Booking fees do not apply for movies.


Visit Please note that online bookings stop one hour prior to the event. Payment method: credit card payment only (Mastercard or Visa accepted) - secure payment.

by phone

(08) 9158 9368 Monday-Friday, from 8am to 5pm Payment method: credit card payment only (Mastercard orVisa accepted) Tickets will not be sent by mail. They can be collected from the box office or sent by email.


You can collect your tickets in person by making pre-arrangement by phone on 9158 9368 from Monday to Friday, 8am to 5pm. Payment method: eftpos, cash, cheque and credit card accepted.

Cancellations In the event that a movie screening or a live show is cancelled, the Matt Dann Cultural Centre will aim to reschedule the event to the first appropriate available time. If a patron has already purchased tickets to the cancelled event, then their tickets will be valid for the rescheduled event. If a patron cannot attend the rescheduled event, or if the Matt Dann Cultural Centre cannot offer a rescheduled event, then patrons will be reimbursed for their purchase or provided with complimentary tickets to cover the costs of the tickets.

Join our mailing list If you would like to be kept in the loop about events at the Matt Dann Cultural Centre please email us at and join our growing family. Patrons feedback is vital to our venue. We appreciate all of your comments and take them all on board. We would love it if you could share your experience at the Matt Dann Cultural Centre with us at - thank you for your time!

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Children (3-12yrs)...................................................................... $12.00 Matt’s Mates and Concession........................................... $15.00 Adults................................................................................................... $18.00







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