Illawara Film Society

 
Illawarra Film Society presents an international program of recent films, documentaries and classics

30 FILMS FOR $90!

Enquiries
Theresa Huxtable 0421 655 149
Tracey McClintock 0497 091 343

www.ifs.org.au info@ifs.org.au

All Films Screened at 7pm on Sundays

Greater Union Cinemas Burelli Street, Wollongong

download-PDF-of-IFS-2017-program

19 February Sing Street [Ireland/UK/USA 2016] 106min

A boy growing up in Dublin during the 1980s escapes his strained family life by starting a band to impress the mysterious girl he likes.

Director: John Carney

 

26 February:  The Beatles: 8 Days a Week -The Touring Years[UK/USA 2016] 137min

A compilation of found footage featuring music, interviews, and stories of The Beatles’250 concerts from 1963 to 1966.

Director: Ron Howard

 

5 March: Brief Encounter [UK 1946] 86min

Meeting a stranger in a railway station, a woman is tempted to cheat on her husband.

Director: David Lean

 

12 March: Between the Land and the Sea [Columbia 2016] 98 mins

A man yearns to go in to the ocean across the street from his house, but suffers from an illness that prevents hims from doing so.

Director: Carlos del Castillo

 

19 March: Atlantic [Ireland/Canada/Norway 2016] 80min

Documentary about the two big resources in the North Atlantic, fish and oil, and the impact of their exploitation on the environment in various countries on both sides of the Atlantic.

Director: Risteard O’Domhnaill

 

26 March: Road to La Paz [ Argentina 2015] 92min

An unexpected and endearing encounter between distant cultures, and an odyssey of spiritual initiation

Director: Francisco Varone

 

2 April: I, Daniel Blake [UK/France/Belgium 2016] 100min

A middle aged carpenter who requires state welfare after injuring himself,
is joined by a single mother in a similar scenario.

Director: Ken Loach

 

9 , 16, 23 April No Screening

 

30 April: Wild Tales [Argentina/Spain 2014] 122min

Six short stories that explore the extremities of human behavior involving
people in distress.

Director: Damián Szifron

 

7 May: Particle Fever [USA 2014] 99min

As the Large Hadron Collider is about to be launched for the first time, physicists are on the cusp of the greatest scientific discovery of all time
— or perhaps their greatest failure.

Director: Mark Levinson

 

14 May: Swing  [France/Japan 2002] 90min

Max is on holiday at his grandmother’s place in the Elzas in France.
He’s fascinated by the guitar playing of gypsy Miraldo. In exchange for
writing letters to the social security institutes he gets guitar lessons
from Miraldo. He becomes friends with Swing, a boyish gypsy girl, who
shows him nature and takes him to exuberant musical evenings.

Director: Tony Gatlif

 
 21 May: Perfect Strangers [Italy 2016] 97min

Seven long-time friends get together for a dinner. When they decide to share with each other the content of every text message, email and phone call they receive, many secrets start to unveil and the equilibrium trembles.

Director: Paolo Genovese

 

 28 May: Das Boot [West Germany 1982] 149min

The claustrophobic world of a WWII German U-boat; boredom, filth, and sheer terror.

Director: Wolfgang Petersen

 

4 June:La La Land  [USA 2016] 128min

A jazz pianist falls for an aspiring actress in Los Angeles.

Director: Damien Chazelle

 
11 June: No Screening

 

18 June: My Beautiful Laundrette [UK 1986] 97min

An ambitious Asian Briton and his white lover strive for success and hope, when they open up a glamorous laundromat.

Director: Stephen Frears

 

25 June: Chinatown  [ USA 1974] 130min
A private detective hired to expose an adulterer finds himself caught up in a web of deceit, corruption and murder.

Director: Roman Polanski

 
23 July: Wednesday 9 May [ Iran 2015] 102min

A not wealthy man publishes an ad which says near 25000$ will be donated to a needy person. His past makes whom to choose a super hard decision.

Director: Vahid Jalilvand

 

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