Dubbo Film Society Film Festival July

Dubbo Film Society Film Festival

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9.30am
Presented by Dubbo Film Society

 
Dubbo Film Society members no charge.

Please remember to bring your member's card for entry to the auditorium.

Bring your friends. Full Film Festival subscription costs $50.00

'Time Poor' subscriber rate is $20.00 minimum for two films plus $10.00 per additional film. 

All patrons should make their own arrangements for refreshments during the day and the bar at the theatre will be open from 11.00am to 7.30pm.

No food or drink is permitted to be consumed in the auditorium.

Your feedback on these film selections and your suggestions for future films are always welcome via the website
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The films in order of screening are as presented below.


       

Sherpa - Commences 9.30am

A brawl on Everest? Director Jennifer Peedom set out to uncover tension in the 2014 Everest climbing season from the Sherpas' point of view and instead captured a tragedy when an avalanche struck, killing 16 Sherpas. Sherpa tells the story of how the Sherpas united after the tragedy in the face of fierce opposition, to reclaim the mountain they call Chomolungma.

Director: Jennifer Peedom
Running Time: 117 mins
Genre: Documentary
Language: English
Rating: M
           




 
                       
       


 Pawno - Commences 11.30am

Pawno is a character driven ensemble film set in the diverse and multicultural suburb of Footscray. It revolves around one day in the lives of twelve characters. The film is set in an ageing Pawnbrokers shop and at the core of the story beats a romance, yet love is rarely simple.

Director: Paul Ireland
Running Time: 89mins
Genre: Drama | Romance
Language: English
Rating: MA 15+

           



 
                       
         

Queen of Katwe - Commences 2.00pm

Queen of Katwe is the colourful true story of a young girl selling corn on the streets of rural Uganda whose world rapidly changes when she is introduced to the game of chess, and, as a result of the support she receives from her family and community, is instilled with the confidence and determination she needs to pursue her dreams of becoming an international chess champion.

Director: Mira Nair
Running Time: 124 mins
Genre: Drama
Language: English
Rating: PG


             
                       
         


Sing Street - Commences 4.30pm

From Director John Carney, Sing Street takes us back to 1980s Dublin seen through the eyes of a 14-year-old boy named Conor who is looking for a break from a home strained by his parents' relationship and money troubles, while trying to adjust to his new inner-city public school where the kids are rough and the teachers are rougher.

Director: John Carney
Running Time: 106 mins
Genre: Drama
Language: English
Rating: M


             
                       
         


Hell or High Water - Commences 7.30pm

Texas brothers, Toby and Tanner, come together after years divided to rob branches of the bank threatening to foreclose on their family land. For them, the hold-ups are just part of a last-ditch scheme to take back a future that seemed to have been stolen from under them.

Director: David Mackenzie
Running Time: 102mins
Genre: Drama
Language: English
Rating: MA 15+

             



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