North West Theatre Company Film Club 2020 Program >>
23/02/2020 - 13/12/2020
2020 see the North West Theatre Company Film Club celebrate its 10th year with an imposing variety of films
Films are screened at 4pm on the last Sunday of each month, and in 2020 March, May, August and November all have 5 Sundays. Club membership for 2020 is still $60.
Membership numbers soared in 2019, and everyone enjoys not only the diverse range of films, but the fellowship over a wine afterwards.”
Other club benefits include free access to an excellent DVD library which includes many films screened by the club over the years, and reviews of the selected movies each month.
Sunday 23 February – “The Sting” (1973) 129 mins. Rated PG. Winner of 7 Academy Awards, including Best Picture. The biggest movie of that year, and a Newman/Redford classic.
Sunday 29 March – “The Merger” (2018) 103 mins. Rated M. Hilarious Australian comedy made in Wagga by the team that brought you “Backyard Ashes”. A Damian Callinan special.
Sunday 26 April – “Woman At War” (2018) 101 mins. Rated M. Our foreign film for this year was made in Iceland and is a terrific drama/black comedy. A top film at many world film festivals.
Sunday 31 May – “3 Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” (2017) 116 mins. Rated MA15+. Coen Bros. Drama, with Acting Oscars to Frances McDormand and Sam Rockwell. Please note – under 15’s not admitted. A very powerful film set in the American deep south.
Sunday 28 June – “Bohemian Rhapsody” (2018) 134 mins. Rated M. This biography of Freddie Mercury was the biggest film of last year and won 3 Oscars including Best Actor for Rami Malek.
Sunday 26 July – “Backtrack Boys” (2018) 100 mins. Rated MA15+ ( language). Sensational story about the Armidale juvenile crime program began by Bernie Shakeshaft. A must!
Sunday 30 August – “To Kill A Mockingbird” (1962) 130mins. Rated PG. Black and White. This all-time masterpiece won Gregory Peck the Oscar for Best Actor (it was nominated for 8 and won 2 others). A famous movie which is the club’s historic oldie for the year.
Sunday 27 September – “Spotlight” (2015) 129mins. Rated M. The best picture of 2015 at the Academy Awards. Set in Boston, it is a tribute to the tenacity of investigative journalism, and the press.
Sunday 25 October – “Rain Man” (1988). 140mins. Rated M. Who can forget this highest-grossing film of 1988? Four Oscars including Best Picture and Best Actor for Dustin Hoffman. A perfect choice with which to recognise Mental Health Month.
Sunday 29 November – “Mrs. Henderson Presents” (2005). 108mins. Rated M. Gem of a movie about the formation of London’s Windmill Theatre, and a Judi Dench tour-de-force.
Sunday 13 December – Film Club Christmas Party and Mystery Movie.