COURT FILM SOCIETY

How does it work?

·  Buy a 6 month Membership. $60 and watch up to 6 screenings in Stratford’s own intimate Theatre

·         Doors and Bar open On Thursday nights at 7pm for 7.30 start.

 If you can’t make it, loan your card to a friend and free borrowing for members of over 100 past films on DVD

·         Trial memberships are a $15 non-refundable deposit for one film session only and is deducted from membership once joined.

 

24 Jan          LADIES IN BLACK romantic comedy

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 Set in the summer of 1959, when the impact of European migration and the rise of women’s liberation is about to change Australia forever, a shy schoolgirl (Lisa) takes a summer job at the prestigious Sydney department store, Goode’s. There she meets the 'ladies in black', who will change her life forever. Beguiled and influenced by Magda, the vivacious manager of the high-fashion floor, and befriended by fellow sales ladies Patty and Fay, Lisa is awakened to a world of possibilities. As Lisa grows from a bookish schoolgirl to a glamorous and positive young woman, she herself becomes a catalyst for a cultural change in everyone’s lives.

 

 

14 Feb          AURORE - romance

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A woman, separated from her husband, has lost her job and finds out that she is going to be a grandmother. She is slowly being pushed to the outskirts of society then accidentally runs into the great love of her youth.

 

 

21 March     BROTHERS NEST – comedy  

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In rural Victoria, mastermind Jeff (Clayton Jacobson) and his nervous little brother Terry (Shane Jacobson) arrive early at the house in which they were raised. Ominously, they have to break in, and as they prepare for some kind of intricate crime, it is soon revealed that their plan involves murder most foul  

 

  

4 April         LOVELESS - thriller

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An estranged Russian couple going through a brutal divorce both have new partners and want to start over until their 12-year-old son disappears after witnessing one of their fights.

 

 

 

23 May  BACK TRACK BOYS – documentary

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Bernie Shakeshaft is a rough talking jackaroo who runs a youth program from a shed on the outskirts of Armidale, NSW. When everyone else gives up on troubled kids like Zach, Alfie and Rusty, they head to BackTrack. It’s a place where they can feel safe and continue their education, but most importantly, it’s where they learn to support each other and pursue their dreams. Filmed over two years, this inspiring story reveals the challenges these young people face as they try to find their place in the world.  

 

 

 

20 June THE FAVOURITE - comedy/drama

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In the early 18th century, England is at war with the French. Nevertheless, duck racing and pineapple eating are thriving. A frail Queen Anne occupies the throne, and her close friend Lady Sarah governs the country in her stead while tending to Anne's ill health and mercurial temper. When a new servant, Abigail, arrives, her charm endears her to Sarah. Sarah takes Abigail under her wing, and Abigail sees a chance to return to her aristocratic roots