U3A Lower North

University of the Third Age

Film Group ANOTHER CHANGE OF DATE


U3A films screenings have changed yet again, this time to 2 pm on the FIRST Tuesday of each month (excluding January and December) at the Blyth Cinema. These sessions are open to the public so feel free to bring friends. Future screenings will be listed as soon as Group Leader Val Tilbrook notifies us. Late changes may occur if film becomes unavailable so always check first. (Review notes usually taken from consensus of opinion on Rotten Tomatoes website.)

  • 1 AUGUST: Viceroy's House
    This is another history lesson cloaked in a magnificently filmed foreign location.  For 6 months in 1947, Lord Mountbatten, great grandson of Queen Victoria, assumed the post of the last Viceroy, charged with handing India back to its people after 300 years of British rule.  This involved the partition along religious lines of colonial India into the modern states of India and Pakistan.  One wonders at the accuracy. Were they really preoccupied with the equal division of the Viceroy's cutlery while ignoring proper provision for the 14 million refugees who were displaced and the resulting widespread massacres. It may inspire you to read further about the fascinating Edwina Mountbatten.

  • 5 SEPTEMBER: Dunkirk
    Another chance to brush up on your British history. Dunkirk serves up emotionally satisfying spectacle, delivered by a writer-director in full command of his craft and brought to life by a gifted ensemble cast that honors the fact-based story. "It takes a confident, accomplished filmmaker to make a war film like this, epic, understated, nearly bereft of dialog, no off screen narration, a huge story brought down to intimate levels."  Tom Hardy, Kenneth Branagh and Mark Rylance co-star, with longtime Nolan collaborator Hans Zimmer providing the score.

  • 3 OCTOBER:
  • 7 NOVEMBER:
  • FRIDAY 8 DECEMBER:

Outings

ANLABY STATION, KAPUNDA: Homestead, lunch in the old Clydesdale pavilion, then garden tour

FRIDAY 21 OCTOBER 2016

IT WAS A GREAT DAY OUT. SORRY, IF YOU MISSED IT. 

This was first suggested by one of our members. If you have any suggestions for outings, please let a committee member know. It might be an arts festival, music or theatre event.


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