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90 mins. USA 2018. Dir: Sydney Pollack
SUNDAY AFTERNOON MATINEE
This never before seen music documentary captures Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin as she records the most successful gospel album of all time. Recorded at the New Bethel Baptist Church in Watts, Los Angeles, in 1972, the film is an ode to Aretha as well as the vital gospel music movement within ‘60s and ‘70s USA.
Tickets $10 include afternoon tea after the film.
189 mins. Germany 2018. Dir: Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck
FILM LOVERS’ FRIDAY
A 2018 German drama film, it was nominated for two Academy Awards at the 91st Academy Awards, Best Foreign Language Film and Best Cinematography. Inspired by real events and spanning three eras of German history, it tells the story of a young art student, Kurt, who falls in love with fellow student, Ellie.
Return screening of this fantastic film by popular demand!
Single feature, no intermission. Normal ticket prices apply. Complimentary supper follows.
110 mins. USA 2019. Dir. John Crowley
FRIDAY MORNING MATINEE
Adapted from Donna Tartt’s best selling book of the same name. Theo Decker was 13 years old when his mother was killed in a bombing at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The tragedy changes the course of his life, sending him on a stirring odyssey of grief and guilt. Through it all he holds onto one tangible piece of hope: a painting of a tiny bird.
Tickets $10 include morning tea before the film.
220 mins. UK 1962. Dir: David Lean
NEW YEAR’S EVE SPECIAL EVENT
Due to his knowledge of the native Bedouin tribes, British Lieutenant T.E. Lawrence is sent to Arabia to find Prince Faisal and serve as a liaison between the Arabs and the British in their fight against the Turks. With the aid of native Sherif Ali, Lawrence rebels against the orders of his superior officer and strikes out on a daring camel journey across the harsh desert to attack a well-guarded Turkish port.
‘Lawrence of Arabia’ won seven Oscars at the 35th Academy Awards in 1963 including Best Picture.
Intermission ~ 9.30 pm, screening to ~ 11.30 pm and NYE celebrations to follow.
Tickets $25 per head (no concessions) include Festive Supper.