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The Flickside Film Society shows generally four to six “Art House” films in The Courthouse (opposite the swimming pool) during each of an Autumn and Spring season. If you wish you can bring your favourite folding chair and/or cushion/beanbag.  BYO: plate to share & drinks of your choice.  Coffee and tea available.  Enquiries: 0404 944 061

Saturday 13April 2019

7.15pm Living is Easy (With Eyes Closed) Not Rated | 108 min |

Comedy, Drama | 2013 |Spanish

 

Based on real deeds, this is a comedy road movie about an English teacher obsessed with the Beatles. Spain, 1966, a high-school English/Latin teacher, Antonio, drives to Almeria in hopes of meeting his hero, John Lennon. Along the way, Antonio picks up two runaways. The movie title, Living is Easy With Eyes Closed, comes from a line in Lennon’s song Strawberry Fields Forever which he wrote while filming How I Won the War in Almeria.

 

Saturday 13 JULY 2019

Mini French Film Festival (Celebrating Bastille Day)

 

  1. Main Feature screening at 7.15 pm “The Man Who Laughs” 2012 (French: L’Homme qui rit) – PG (90 Minutes)

During the reign of King James II, a proud noble refuses to kiss his hand,

resulting in the disfigurement of his son. Stars Gérard Depardieu,

  1. Mood Indigo Screening time 1.00 pm (Original Title L’écume des jours, 2013)- M

(130 Min) Mood Indigo is a 2013 French surrealistic romantic science fantasy tragedy starring Romain Duris and Audrey Tautou. It is an adaptation of Boris Vian’s 1947 novel Froth on the Daydream. The film received two nominations at the 4th Magritte Awards. It also received three nominations at the 39th César Awards, winning in one category.

  1. Tasting Menu Screening Time 4.00 pm (French Menu degustacio 2013 )- M (85 Min)

One of the greatest restaurants in the world is closing, and an eclectic mix of international patrons have arrived in beautiful Catalonia for the final dinner service in this witty and delicious ensemble comedy. TASTING MENU, centred on culinary delights, is a crowd-pleasing combination of relationships, feuds, and broken dreams that are mended through the simple act of “breaking bread” and the universal appreciation of great food.

 

Saturday 14 September 2019

7.15 pm Ali’s Wedding PG | 105min | Comedy, Drama| 2017 |Australian

 

After telling a white lie which spirals out of control, a neurotic, naive, musically gifted Muslim cleric’s eldest son must follow through with an arranged marriage, even though he’s madly in love with an Australian born-Lebanese girl.

 

Saturday 16 November 2019

(Double Feature)

6.30 pm Parental Duties | 17min | Short Film, Drama| 2017 |Australian

New Film maker David Black presents improbable encounters with alien beings raising some interesting challenges and ethical dilemmas for humankind.

 

 

7.15 pm Happy Sad Man | 85min | Documentary | 2018 | Australian

(Pending receipt of permissions to screen)

 

Happy Sad Man is a multi-platform project directed by Genevieve Bailey who directed “I am 11”. A disarmingly honest documentary that draws back the curtain on the complex inner worlds of men from across Australian life – from Bondi Beach to the outback, farmers to war photographers – and challenges the way we think about men’s mental health and masculinity.

 

 

flickside screens at the Yackandandah Courthouse(opposite the pool). Screenings are free for Art Yackandandah members. New members can join on the night, or join online at www.arts.yackandandah.com $20 single/$30 family. Membership also offers discounts at other Arts Yackandandah events.