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Archive 2020

COMING SOON…

The NFS Management Committee will soon be selecting our films for January and February 2021 and there are a lot of exciting movies on our wish list. These include Corpus Christi, Rosie, Only the Animals and NEVER RARELY SOMETIMES ALWAYS –

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GOD OF THE PIANO

Wednesday  11th November 2020 10am, 12 noon, 2pm, 5pm, 7.30pm Directed by Itay Tal Drama 1hr 20mins Israel Hebrew/subtitles This film examines a parent’s projection of her own failed dreams onto a talented child.  Anat, a pianist, is obsessed with

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ADAM

Wednesday 25th November 2020 10am, 12noon, 2pm, 5pm, 7.30pm Director Maryam Touzani Drama 1hr 40mins Morocco Arabic/Subtitles The beautiful story of two women who transform each other’s lives.  With great delicacy, the director shows how Moroccan society censures a woman

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LUCKY GRANDMA

Wednesday 9th December, 2020 10am, 2pm, 5pm, 7.30pm Director Sasie Sealy Drama 1hr 40mins USA Chinese (sub titled) In New York City’s Chinatown, a Chinese grandma goes all in at the casino, and lands herself on the wrong side of

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HEARTS & BONES

Wednesday 28 October 2020 10.00 am, 2.00 pm, 5.00 pm and 7.30 pm Directed by Ben Lawrence Drama M 111 mins Australia In Ben Lawrence’s beautifully acted debut feature, a war photographer,  and a refugee discover a photograph that threatens

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Venice Calling

An adaptation of the novel “Venice is not in Italy” by Ivan Calbérac, published by Flammarion in 2015 – Emile, fifteen, struggles growing up in a life that is anything but normal. He lives with his father and a mother

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COVID-19 – UPDATE

Following the gradual relaxation of restrictons for  Covid-19 in Queensland, Noosa 5 Cinemas re-opened in late August. Noosa Film Society’s film program will recommence on Wednesday 14 October. Our AGM has been scheduled for Wednesday 28 October at 7:30pm, preceding

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THE LIGHTHOUSE – POSTPONED

THE LIGHTHOUSE Monday 27th April 2020 10.00 am and 6.30 pm Directed by Robert Eggers Drama/Fantasy/Horror 109 mins  Canada/USA MA15+ As the wavering cry of the foghorn fills the air, a former lumberjack, Ephraim Winslow (Robert Pattison) and the lighthouse

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CANCELLED – EMU RUNNER

Due to new Government public gathering restrictions, the NFS screening of Emu Runner on Wednesday 25 March has been cancelled.  The AGM has been postponed.  Our next scheduled screening is 22 April – Honeyland.  We apologize for any inconvenience this

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THE TRUTH

Monday 16 March 2020 10:00am and 6:30pm Directed by Hirokozu Koreeda Drama France/Japan (subtitled) 107 Mins PG After the worldwide success of the 2018 Cannes Palme d’Or-winning Shoplifters director Kore-eda Hirokazu’s wry and charming new dramedy THE TRUTH pairs French

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BALLOON

Monday 17th February 2020 Drama/Thriller – Germany 10.00 am & 6.30 pm Directed by Michael Herbig Sub-titled 125 mins PG In the summer of 1979, the Strelzyk and Wetzel families–who had been working on their audacious plan for more than

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THE PUBLIC

Wednesday 11th March 2020 10.00 am, 2.30 pm, 5.00 pm and 7.15 pm Directed by Emilio Estevez Drama USA 120 mins PG In “The Public” an unusually bitter Arctic blast has made its way to downtown Cincinnati and the front

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SORRY WE MISSED YOU

Wednesday 26 February 2020 10.00 am, 2.30 pm, 5.00 pm and 7.15 pm Directed by Ken Loach Drama UK 102 mins MA15+ Ricky and his family have been fighting an uphill struggle against debt since the 2008 financial crash. An

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MARIANNE & LEONARD – Words of Love

Wednesday 12 February 2020 10.00 am, 2.30 pm, 5.00 pm and 7.15 pm Directed by Nick Broomfield Documentary Biography Music 102 min USA Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love is renowned filmmaker Nick Broomfield’s most personal and romantic film of

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PAIN AND GLORY

Wednesday 29 January 2020 10.00 am, 2.30 pm, 5.00 pm and 7.15 pmDirected by Pedro AlmodovarDrama Spain Subtitled113 mins MA15+ Pain and Glory tells of a series of re-encounters experienced by Salvador Mallo, a film director in his physical decline.

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survey results

The survey was emailed to 1465 members, 1065 opened it, reaching 72% of our members.

  • 564 members completed the survey and 44% of them claim to attend 80% of our screenings
  • 77% of respondents are female, and 80% are over 65.
  • Most comments were positive and appreciative
  • 35% attend other screenings less than 6 times a year. it would seem because of mainstream content. 
  • Members are still having difficulty with ticketing and booking a seat online.
  • Over 90% rely on email reminders and use links to trailers. Few use the website to check upcoming films.
  • Over 70% find the website easy to use
  • Some members regularly look at Facebook.
  • Over 90% of respondents are aware that NFS sponsors various festivals.

NFS Screening times & Handout

Wednesday screening times are 10:00am; 2:30pm; 5:00pm and 7:30pm. Monday screening times are 10am and 6:30pm. Doors into the cinema will open 15 minutes prior to screening.  Please do not loiter in the foyer! Park and walk straight into the cinema.

HANDOUT

For a printed copy of our handout, download

June 2024 Handout

screening dates for 2024

Screening dates for the first half of 2024 are:
  • Monday 17th June, Wednesday 12th June
  • Monday 15th July, Wednesday 10th & 24th July
  • Monday 19th August, Wednesday 14th & 28th August
  • Monday 2nd September, Wednesday 11th September
  • Monday 14th October, Wednesday 9th & 23rd October
  • Monday 18th November, Wednesday 13th & 27th November
  • Monday 2nd December, Wednesday 11th December
SURVEY RESULTS

The survey was emailed to 1465 members, 1065 opened it, reaching 72% of our members.

  • 564 members completed the survey and 44% of them claim to attend 80% of our screenings
  • 77% of respondents are female, and 80% are over 65.
  • Most comments were positive and appreciative
  • 35% attend other screenings less than 6 times a year. it would seem because of mainstream content. 
  • Members are still having difficulty with ticketing and booking a seat online.
  • Over 90% rely on email reminders and use links to trailers. Few use the website to check upcoming films.
  • Over 70% find the website easy to use
  • Some members regularly look at Facebook.
  • Over 90% of respondents are aware that NFS sponsors various festivals.
NFS Screening Times & Handout
Screening Dates for 2023