THURSDAY PICTURES 2019

 

Program July to December FINAL 2

Thursday, July 4, 2019 – 7.30pm @ Killara Centre, Camperdown

Sweet Country

Australia, 2017, MA, Drama/Crime, 1hr 8min

An Aboriginal man from Australia’s Northern Territory goes on the run after he kills a white man in self-defence.


Corangamite Film Festival

Wednesday, July 31, 2019 – 7.30pm @ Derrinallum Community Hall

Maudie

Ireland/Canada, 2016, PG, drama/romance, 1hr 56min

Based on a true story, ‘Maudie’ follows the life of folk artist Maud Lewis, who painted in Nova Scotia. In the story, Maud Dowley (Sally Hawkins) struggles with arthritis, memory of a lost child, and a family that doubts her ability, before moving in with surly fish peddler Everett Lewis (Ethan Hawke) as a housekeeper. Despite their differing personalities, they marry as her art gains in popularity.

Thursday, August 1, 2019 – 7.30pm @ Theatre Royal, Camperdown

Safety Last!

UK, 1923, G, comedy/romance, 1hr 13 min

This silent film classic starring Harold Lloyd features everything from touching romance to hilarious slapstick as he tries to find his way to success in New York City. The screening will feature a live band accompaniment from talented local musicians Matt Hewson and John Hudson.

Friday, August 2, 2019 – 7.30pm @ Theatre Royal, Camperdown

Double Bill:

Cherry Blossoms

Germany, 2008, MA , Drama, 2hr 7min

Learning that her husband Rudi has a terminal illness, Trudi hides the knowledge from him and persuades him to visit their son in Japan. Dealing with themes of grief and the power of secrecy, the film is a touching rumination on finding new passion for life at an old age.

Swiss Army Man

US, 2016, M, comedy/drama/adventure, 1hr 37min

Hank Thompson is starting to lose all hope of rescue after becoming stranded on an island, but once he is on the edge of oblivion, a cadaver named Manny washes up on shore. After he discovers Manny can talk and possesses a variety of other powers, the pair develop a special bond as they try to find their way back home.

Saturday, August 3, 2019 – 7.30pm @ Theatre Royal, Camperdown

St Kilda Film Festival regional tour

Camperdown will again host the St Kilda Film Festival as part of their 2019 regional Victoria tour! Some of the best short films from this year’s program will be featured.

Sunday, August 4, 2019 – 3pm @ Port Campbell Arts Space

Big in Japan featuring Q&A with filmmaker Lachlan McLeod

Australia, 2018, documentary, 1hr 35min

After hearing about the huge demand for foreign talents in Japan, three Aussie filmmakers ship their lives and girlfriends to Tokyo on an outrageous DIY mission to make ‘ordinary’ Dave famous. Along the way, they meet an eclectic ensemble of gaijjin tarento (foreign talents) at various stages of the celebrity journey: a feisty Aussie cross-dresser, a starry-eyed Canadian J-pop wannabe and veteran TV sweetheart Bob ‘The Beast’ Sapp. But just how far must they go to reach the masses that real celebrity requires?


Thursday, September 5, 2019 – 7.30pm @ Killara Centre, Camperdown

West of Sunshine

Australia, 2017, M, Drama/Crime, 1hr 18min

A father has less than a day to pay back a debt to a violent loan shark while looking after his son.


Thursday, October 4, 2019 – 7.30pm @ Killara Centre, Camperdown

Mostly Martha

Germany, 2001, PG, comedy/romance, 1hr 49min

When a headstrong chef takes charge of her equally stubborn eight year-old niece, the tensions between them mount, until an Italian sous-chef arrives to lighten the mood.


Thursday, November 11, 2019 – 7.30pm @ Killara Centre, Camperdown

All Quiet on the Western Front

US, 1930, PG, war, 2hr 13min

A young soldier faces profound disillusionment in the soul-destroying horror of World War I.


Thursday, December 5, 2019 – 7.30pm @ Killara Centre, Camperdown

Mystery Film

Keep an eye out for when we announce our mystery selection to close out the year.


All ‘Thursday Pictures’ screenings start at 7.30pm at the Killara Centre in Camperdown. For more information, contact thursdaypictures@gmail.com. $10 entry for guests or $30 for a membership subscription. The entry fee includes supper and refreshments after the screening.

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