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Leichhardt Library Matinee Film Group

Leichhardt Library Matinee Film GroupEach month the Leichhardt Library Matinee Film Group will screen a themed film. Join us in the Leichhardt Library Meeting Room on the second Tuesday of the month for this free event.

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Free event - All welcome

Leichhardt Library Matinee Film Group 2018 Programme


13 February - The Hollars

TheHollars-140x85_1Directed and starring John Krasinski, The Hollars is a film about the hilarious and touching reactions of a dysfunctional family to the news that their mother has a brain tumour.

Rated - M     Duration - 84 minutes


13 March - Love the Coopers

LoveTheCoopers-140x85After 40 years of marriage, Sam and Charlotte Cooper are divorcing but they would like to spend just one more "perfect" Christmas before making the announcement. Their dysfunctional family, however, are behaving less than perfectly Christmassy themselves.

Rated - PG  Duration - 107 minutes


10 April - Lion

Lion-140x85_1The true story of 5 year old Saroo who becomes separated from his family and survives alone in Kolkata before being adopted by an Australian couple and finding his way back home 25 years later.

Rated - PG     Duration - 113 minutes


8 May - The Light Between Oceans

light-between-oceans-140x85World War I veteran Tom and his wife Isabel maintain a lighthouse off the coast of Australia. Isabel is desperate to have a child and thinks her prayers are answered when an infant washes up on shore in a rowboat.

Rated - M     Duration - 148 minutes


12 June - Oranges and Sunshine

oranges-sunshine-140x85The true story of thousands of British children who were forcibly relocated to work in Australia with the promise of "oranges and sunshine" until a social worker uncovered the horrific truth and began reuniting families and drawing worldwide attention to the program.

Rated - M     Duration - 104 minutes


10 July - Ali's Wedding

Alis_Wedding_140x85After a "white lie" spirals out of control, Ali, the son of a Muslim cleric must follow through with an arranged marriage, except he is madly in love with an Australian born-Lebanese girl.

Rated - M     Duration - 105 minutes


7 August - Alex & Eve

alex-and-eve_140x85A Greek Orthodox teacher falls in love with a Lebanese Muslim lawyer. Their relationship is forbidden by both families, but the two cannot stand to be apart.

Rated - M     Duration -  91 minutes


11 September - Muriel's Wedding

murielswedding_140x85"You're terrible Muriel!". Relive PJ Hogan's classic Australian film about Muriel's desperate escape from Porpoise Spit hoping for romance but finding instead the more enduring love of friendship.

Rated - M     Duration - 101 minutes


9 October - The BBQ

the-bbq_140x85Dazza harbours a passion for barbequing but when he accidentally gives his neighbours food poisoning at his regular Saturday BBQ, he seeks tutelage from a tyrannical Scottish chef.

Rated - PG     Duration - 87 minutes


13 November - Three Summers

three-summers_140x85A sunny love story set over three consecutive iterations of the fictional Western Australian folk music festival, Westifal (“Let’s get folked up”).

Rated - M     Duration - 98 minutes


11 December - Girl Asleep

girlasleep_140x85An Australian coming of age film about 15 year old Greta Driscoll and her reluctance to leave her childhood behind.

Rated - M     Duration - 77 minutes