Top Navigation

Leichhardt Library International Film Group

Leichhardt Library International Film GroupForeign Film is a term used primarily in English-speaking countries to refer to film and film industries of non-English-speaking countries.

Join us as we explore these masterpieces of film each month.

Leichhardt Library Meeting Room
Bookings online or call 9367 9266

Leichhardt Library International Film Group 2017 Programme

13 July - Rosalie Blum

Rosalie-blum-landscape-140x85A middle-aged hairdresser one day meets a mysterious and lonely woman and becomes obsessed with uncovering the truth about her past. A French comedy-drama based on a graphic novel series by Camille Jourdy. Written and directed by Julien Rappeneau, winning the Best Film Audience Prize in Gijon International Film Festival. In French with English subtitles.
Rated – M Duration – 92 mins

10 August - Where am I going?

where-am-i-going-landscape-140x85With the help of his father, the middle-aged Checco has spent his life in a cushy guaranteed job as a public servant. When a new reformist government vows to cut down on bureaucracy, he is forced to accept his new life with worsening working conditions. This Italian comedy was a phenomenal hit when first screened in Italy and stands as the highest-grossing film ever at the Italian box office. In Italian with English subtitles.
Rated - PG Duration - 84 minutes

14 September - Wadjda

wadjda-landscape-140x85The story of a young rebellious Saudi girl determined to raise enough money to buy her own bicycle. The first ever Saudi Arabian-produced feature film directed by a woman, Haifaa Al-Mansour, and shot entirely in Saudi Arabia. Nominated for the Best Foreign Language Film in the BAFTA Awards, it won the Best Actress and Best Film in the Dubai International Film Festival. In Arabic with English subtitles.
Rated - PG Duration - 93 minutes