Corangamite Film Festival

Wednesday 4 – Sunday 8 August 2021

(For all film screenings Corangamite Film Society will follow any Coronavirus restrictions relevant at the time.)

Here’s the line up of our 5 films in 5 days:

OPENING NIGHT: DARLINGTON

Wednesday 4 August 7.00pm Darlington Mechanics Institute Hall, 2 Ware Street, Darlington 
Admission $5 with supper, tickets at the door

Fisherman’s Friends
UK 2019 (M) Drama/Musical 1hr 52min
A cynical London music executive heads to Cornwall for a friend’s stag weekend, and hears a singing group of ten Cornish fisherman. Thinking they can achieve a top ten hit, he tries to sign them up, but they are skeptical about the music business.

SILENT FILM WITH LIVE MUSICAL ACCOMPANIMENT

Thursday 5 August 7.30pm Theatre Royal, 2 Bath Street, Camperdown 
Admission $10 with supper, tickets at the door

The Gold Rush
USA 1925 (G) Comedy/Silent 1hr 35min
A lone prospector ventures into Alaska looking for gold. He gets mixed up with some burly characters, falls in love with a beautiful woman and tries to win her heart. 
This Charlie Chaplin classic silent movie will feature live musical accompaniment by Richard Tankard.

PHOENIX PROJECT COBDEN

Friday 6 August 7.30pm 56 Curdie Street, Cobden
Admission $10, tickets at the door

The Dry
Australia (MA15+) 2020 Crime/Drama 1hr 57min
Federal Agent Aaron Falk returns to his drought-stricken home town to attend the funeral of his childhood friend, Luke, who allegedly killed his wife and child before taking his own life. Falk reluctantly agrees to stay and investigate the crime and reopens the door to the unsolved death of a teenage girl 20 years before.

ST KILDA FILM FESTIVAL

Saturday 7 August 7.30pm Theatre Royal, 2 Bath Street, Camperdown
Admission $15 with supper, tickets at the door

Australia’s Top Short Films: Award Winners & Director’s Choice
The St Kilda Film Festival is Australia’s longest running short film festival. This year it hits the road, taking the best of the festival to destinations throughout Victoria. Enjoy a curated screening featuring a selection of Australia’s Top Short Films presented across two sessions: Award Winners and Director’s Choice (with a short intermission between sessions).

For a sneak preview of the films we’ll be screening click here

FINALE: PORT CAMPBELL

2 August 2021 update:

DUE TO THE CURRENT SOCIAL DISTANCING DENSITY REQUIREMENTS, THE PORT CAMPBELL EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

Sunday 8 August 3.00pm Port Campbell Arts Space, 50 Lord Street, Port Campbell
Members of Port Campbell Film Society FREE, Non-members $10 with afternoon tea, tickets at the door

First Cow
USA 2019 (PG) Drama/Western 2hr 2min
Two travellers, a skilled cook and a Chinese immigrant, are on the run from a band of vengeful hunters in 1820s Oregon. They dream of striking it rich and soon collaborate, but their tenuous plan to make their fortune on the frontier comes to rely on the secret use of a landowner’s prized dairy cow.

For Covid safety – if social distancing is not possible, mask wearing is recommended. Out of respect for your own health and the health of other members, if you are unwell, please do not attend. 

For more information email thursdaypictures@gmail.com

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