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Monday 17 July 10am; 6:30pm Director Alice Diop Drama/Trial French (English subtitles) 122 minutes This extraordinary narrative debut feature by acclaimed documentarian Alice Diop depicts the gripping story of a young novelist who is forced to confront her own complex

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THE VELVET QUEEN

Wednesday December 7 10am, 2:30pm, 5pm, 7:30pm Directors Marie Amiguet, Vincent Munier Documentary French English subtitles 92 minutes A magnificent ode to nature, a film that suspends time, set to the sublime music of Warren Ellis and Nick Cave. The

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BREATHLESS

Wednesday 23 November 10am, 2:30pm, 5pm, 7:30pm Director Jean Luc Godard Crime, Drama French English subtitles 90 minutes Petty thug Michel (Jean-Paul Belmondo) considers himself a suave bad guy in the manner of Humphrey Bogart, but panics and impulsively kills

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DECISION TO LEAVE

Monday 14 November 10am, 6:30pm Director Park Chan-wook Romantic Mystery Korea Korean (English Subtitles) 138 min After lamenting the lack of interesting cases in Busan, scrupulous detective Hae-joon lands a whale – a possible homicide – when he’s enlisted to

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THE QUIET GIRL

Wednesday 9 November 10am, 2:30pm, 5pm, 7:30pm Director Colm Bairéad Drama Ireland Gaelic Irish with English subtitles and English 95 m Cáit is a nine year-old girl from an overcrowded and impoverished family in rural Ireland. Quietly struggling at school

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GLORIAVALE NFS Members Only

Monday 7 November 10am and 6:30pm Directors:  Fergus Grady, Noel Smyth Documentary New Zealand 89 mins GLORIAVALE is an observational documentary examining the widespread abuse inside the infamous Gloriavale Christian Community cult and the institutional failures that have allowed it

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REDEMPTION OF A ROGUE

Wednesday October 26 10am, 2:30pm, 5pm, 7:30pm Director Philip Doherty Black Comedy Ireland 95 minutes Redemption of a Rogue is basically a series of little setups and stings strung together by an overarching story that involves Jimmy’s inglorious return to

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THE OUTFIT

Monday October 17 10am, 6:30pm Director Graham Moore Crime USA 106 minutes Set in the 1950s Chicago, the captivating crime drama follows Leonard Burling (Rylance), a working-class Englishman who fondly crafts suits for cutthroat mobsters. He ensures the gangsters are

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RISE

Wednesday October 12 10am, 2:30pm, 5pm, 7:30pm Director Cedric Klapisch Comedy Drama France French (English subtitles) 117 minutes Élise (Marion Barbeau) is a talented ballet dancer whose life is turned upside down, first by an injury and then by catching

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FIRE OF LOVE

Wednesday September 14 10am, 2:30pm, 5pm, 7:30pm Director: Sara Dosa Documentary Canada English/French (English subtitles) 93 minutes Katia and Maurice Krafft loved two things – each other and volcanoes. For two decades, the daring French volcanologist couple roamed the planet,

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THE JONSSON GANG

Monday September 5 10am; 6:30pm Director: Tomas Alfredson Comedy/Crime Sweden (English Subtitles) 122 minutes Award-winning director Tomas Alfredson (Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy) goes back to his comedy roots in remaking this iconic Scandinavian comedy series about the formidable Olsen Banden,

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COMPARTMENT N0. 6

Wednesday August 24 10am, 2:30pm, 5pm, 7.30pm Director – Juho Kuosmanen Drama Romance Finland (English subtitles) 107 minutes Cannes Film Festival winner and ‘one of the best films of this year’ (Vulture), Compartment No. 6 is an unconventional love story

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BENEDICTION

Monday August 15 10am; 6:30pm Director – Terence Davies Documentary UK/US 137 minutes Written and directed by acclaimed filmmaker Terence Davies, Benediction explores the turbulent life of WWI poet Siegfried Sassoon (Jack Lowden). The writer and soldier was a complex

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UNDINE

Wednesday August 10 10am, 2:30pm, 5pm, 7:30pm Director Christian Petzold Drama Romance Germany (English subtitles) 90 minutes “If you leave me, I’ll have to kill you,” Undine tells Johannes who has beckoned her to their usual café, across the street

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SWAN SONG

Wednesday 27 July 10am, 2:30pm, 5pm, 7:30pm Director: Todd Stephens Drama/Comedy US 105 minutes Legendary actor Udo Kier stars as retired hairdresser Pat Pitsenbarger, who escapes the confines of his small-town Sandusky, Ohio nursing home after learning of his former

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WRITING WITH FIRE

Monday 18 July 10am, 6:30pm Directors: Sushmit Ghosh, Rintu Thomas Documentary India (subtitled) 94 minutes In a cluttered news landscape dominated by men, emerges India’s only newspaper run by Dalit women. Armed with smartphones, Chief Reporter Meera and her journalists

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NOBODY HAS TO KNOW

Wednesday 13 July 10am, 2:30pm, 5pm, 7:30pm Director: Bouli Manners Drama Romance Scotland 99 minutes Memories tell us the story of who we are. If those memories vanish, whose stories will take their place? Phil (Bouli Lanners), a middle-aged farmhand

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WHEN POMEGRANATES HOWL

Wednesday 22 June 10am, 2:30pm, 5pm, 7:30pm Director Granaz Moussavi Drama Afghan/Australia 80 minutes Based on real events, the film tells the story of Hewd, a nine year old boy who lives on the streets in Kabul.  Following the loss

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NOWHERE SPECIAL

Monday 13 June 10am, 6:30pm Director Uberto Pasolini United Kingdom Drama 96 minutes John, a 35-year-old window cleaner, has dedicated his life to bringing up his 4-year-old son, Michael, after the child’s mother left them soon after giving birth. When

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THE GOOD BOSS

Wednesday 8 June 10am, 2:30pm, 5pm, 7:30pm Director Fernando Leon de Aranoa Drama Spain (subtitles) 120 minutes A piercingly clever satire from Spain, featuring Academy Award winner Javier Bardem. Blanco (Bardem), the charismatic owner of a family-run scale factory, is under

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LIMBO

Wednesday May 25 10am, 2:30pm, 5pm, 7:30pm Director: Ben Sharrock Drama/Comedy Scotland 103 minutes Following a group of asylum seekers awaiting their fate in a remote corner of Scotland, Sharrock’s tale uses dark comedy to fight a stubborn undercurrent of

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FLEE

Monday 16 May 10am, 6:30pm Director Jonas Poher Rasmussen Documentary Danish/Dari/English/Russian, Swedish/English subtitles 90min FLEE uncovers a remarkable true story. Amin Nawabi is an Afghan refugee who grapples with a painful secret he has kept hidden for 20 years, which

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BLIND AMBITION

Wednesday May 11 10am, 2:30pm, 5pm, 7:30pm Directors Robert Coe, Warwick Ross Documentary 96 mins South Africa/France English/subtitles Winner of the Audience Award at Tribeca Film Festival and Sydney Film Festival, Blind Ambition is the inspiring story of four Zimbabwean

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QUO VADIS, AIDA?

Wednesday 27 April 10am, 2:30pm, 5pm, 7:30pm Directed by Jasmila Zbanic Drama Bosnia, Subtitles 101 minutes Bosnia, July 1995. Middle-aged Aida (Jasna Ðuričić) is an English teacher in the small mountain town of Srebrenica. When the Serbian army ignores a

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PARALLEL MOTHERS

Wednesday 20 April 10am, 2:30pm, 5pm, 7:30pm Directed by Pedro Almodóvar Drama/comedy Spain/subtitles 120 minutes Parallel Mothers tells the story of two women, both single mothers, who give birth in a shared maternity ward in Madrid. Both women harbor fears

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BELFAST

Wednesday March 23 10 am, 2:30pm, 5pm, 7:30pm Director Kenneth Branagh Drama/Comedy Northern Ireland 98 minutes Written and directed by Academy Award nominee Kenneth Branagh, and starring an acclaimed ensemble cast, Belfast is a personal and joyful story about the

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ONE SECOND

Wednesday 9th March 10am, 2:30pm, 5pm, 7:30pm Director Zhang Yimou Drama Chinese/subtitles 104 m Towards the end of the Cultural Revolution, when movies were one of the few cultural experiences available to China’s masses, the film’s nameless hero (Zhang Yi)

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THE WORST PERSON IN THE WORLD

Monday 14 March 10 am, 6:30pm Drama/Comedy Director Joachim Trier 127 mins/ Norway/subtitled Julie (Reinsve) is turning 30 and is facing an existential crisis. Constantly changing her mind about what she wants to do with her life, Julie has wasted

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HIVE

Wednesday February 23 10am, 2:30pm, 5pm, 7:30pm Directed by Berta Basholi Drama Bosnia/subtitled 83 minutes Winner of 3 major awards at Sundance 2021, this outstanding drama is based on the true story of a Kosovo war widow fighting against patriarchy.

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JAIMEN HUDSON: FROM SKY TO SEA

Monday 14 February 10am, 6.30pm Director Leighton De Barros Documentary Australian 90 minutes Jaimen Hudson’s aerial whale and dolphin imagery are stunning. His spectacular photographs and videos reach hundreds of millions of people online and he has been interviewed by

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RIDERS OF JUSTICE

Wednesday 9 February 10am, 2:30pm, 5pm, 7.30pm Directed by Anders Thomas Jensen Drama Denmark/subtitled 116 m An ingenious, pitch-black Scandi revenge comedy,  Riders of Justice is a wittily plotted, gun-happy tale of risk, fate, grief and parenthood. Career soldier Markus

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NEVER GONNA SNOW AGAIN

Wednesday 19 January 10am, 2:30pm, 5pm, 7.30pm Directed by Malgorzata Szumowska and Michal Englert Comedy/Drama Poland, subtitled 113min On a grey, foggy morning outside a large Polish city, Zhenia (Alec Utgoff), a masseur from the East, enters the lives of the

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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

July 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