BARWON HEADS

FILM SOCIETY

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 Committee meeting the Thursday prior to the film at 7.30pm in the supper room. Members welcome.
Showing at the Barwon Heads   Community Hall Cnr. Hitchcock Ave. & Ozone Rd.
Film Discussion Group normally meets on the Tuesday evening following the monthly film to discuss and review the film.

Films are screened
on the last Thursday

February to November (incl)
in the Barwon Heads Community Hall
Hitchcock Avenue.
Screening starts at 7.45 pm

Contacts
Alex Kuebler 5254 1139
Rosie Gorman 5254 2074

barwonheadsfilmsociety@hotmail.com

Membership is by annual subscription
$65.00     concession     $40.00
Or 
$20.00 for 3 months Concession $12

Supper is served at after each film in the supper room
Members – free. Visitors - $3.00 per person

 

What is a Film Society?
A film society is a group of enthusiastic film viewrs who wish to view films that may not be widley screened, if at all, in commercial theaters or on television.
The Society is a not for profit, non political, non sectarian voluntary group of people consisting of a committee of management and members who pay a annual or quarterly membership fee
Guests of members are admitted free but must not exceed 3 per member per calendar year. Casual visitors are welcome however after a second attendance, a casual visitor must become a member. Visitors and guests are asked to make a donation to cover the cost of maintaining and operating the equipment.
Supper is served at after each film in the supper room. Members – free. Visitors - $3.00 per person

Film Discussion Group normally meets on the Tuesday following the monthly film to  discuss and review the film.
Contact: Maurice Alexander on 52542432

The following  programme is correct at time of printing but may have to change if an advertised film becomes unavailable.

 

Feb 27: THE BEST OFFER (La Migliore Offerta)

2013 124 mins Italy RatedM

Dir: Guiseppe Tornatore. Virgil Oldman (Geoffrey Rush) is a solitary, cultured man whose reluctance to engage with others, especially women, is matched only by the dogged obsessiveness with which he practices his profession of antiques dealer. He's never been close to another human being, not even Robert (Jim Sturgess), his only friend - a young, skillful restorer of mechanical devices from every era. The day he turns sixty-three, Virgil receives a phone call from a young woman who asks him to handle the disposal of some family works of art.

Cast: Geoffrey Rush, Jim Sturgess and Donald Sutherland.

 

 

March 27: BLUE JASMINE

2013 98 mins USA Rated M

Dir: Woody Allen. After everything in her life falls to pieces, including her marriage to wealthy businessman Hal (Alec Baldwin), elegant New York socialite Jasmine (Cate Blanchett) moves into her sister Ginger’s (Sally Hawkins) modest apartment in San Francisco to try to pull herself back together again

Cast: Cate Blanchett, Alec Baldwin and Louis CK.

 

April 24: ABOUT ELLY

2009 119 mins Iran Rated PG

Dir: Asghar Farhadi. A group of friends leave Tehran for a long weekend on the Caspian Sea. A young nursery teacher named Elly is invited along to join the good friends and family. The reason is soon made apparent. She’s being set-up with a recently divorced man. When a party member mysteriously goes missing, cracks in the group's perfect veneer are exposed.

Cast: Golshifteh Farahani, Shahab Hosseini and Taraneh Alidoosti

 


May 29: HUGO

2011 126 mins UK/USA/France Rated PG

Dir: Martin Scorsese. Hugo is an orphan boy living in the walls of a train station in 1930s Paris. He learned to fix clocks and other gadgets from his father and uncle which he puts to use keeping the train station clocks running. The only thing that he has left that connects him to his dead father is an automaton (mechanical man) that doesn't work without a special key. Hugo needs to find the key to unlock the secret he believes it contains.

Cast: Asa Butterfield, Chloe Grace Moretz and Christopher Lee.

 


June 26: IN THE HEAT OF THE NIGHT

1967 109mins USA Rated M

Dir: Norman Jewison. Virgil Tibbs, an African American police detective is asked to investigate a murder in a racially hostile southern town. Winner of 5 Academy Awards including Best Picture.

Cast: Sidney Poitier, Rod Steiger and Lee Grant.

 

 

July 18-19 FILM FESTIVAL

Program to be advised

 

 

August 28: A HIGHJACKING

2013 99mins Denmark Rated M

Dir: Tobias Lindholm. The crew of a Danish cargo ship, on route to Mumbai, is taken hostage by Somali pirates. The story alternates between the situation on board with conditions deteriorating over months as the heat and dwindling supplies take their toll and the head office of the shipping company.

Cast: Soren Mailling, Dar Salim

 

September 25: SATELLITE BOY

2013 110mins Aust Rated PG

Dir: Catriona McKenzie. A young Aboriginal boy struggling to maintain the traditions of his heritage in the modern world when a mining company expands into the region.

Cast: David Gulpilil, Joseph Pedley and Dean Daley-Jones.


 

 

October 30: FILL THE VOID

2013 90mins Israel Rated PG

Dir: Rama Burshtein. A devout 18-year-old Israeli is pressured to marry the husband of her late sister. Declaring her independence is not an option in Tel Aviv's ultra-Orthodox Hasidic community, where religious law, tradition and the rabbi's word are absolute. Cast: Hadas Yaron, Yiftach Klein and Irit Sheleg

 

 

November 27: THE ROCKET

2013 100mins Aust Rated M

Dir: Kim Mordaunt. Ahlo is the surviving twin of a difficult birth and is believed by some to be a source of bad luck. When he and and his family are displaced by the construction of a dam, further tragedy strikes as they relocate. Along with a couple of misfits Ahlo decides that his only hope of redemption is the Rocket Festival: a riotous, and dangerous, annual competition where huge bamboo rockets are set off to provoke the rain gods.

Cast: Sitthiphon Disamoe, Thep Phongam, Loungnam Kaosainam and Bunsri Yindi.

 

FILM FESTIVAL ENQUIRIES:
barwonheadsfilmsociety@hotmail.com
ALEX KUEBLER 03 52541139
ROSEMARIE GORMAN 03 52542074
 

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