The story of King Seretse Khama of Botswana and how his loving but controversial
marriage to a British white woman, Ruth Williams, put his kingdom into political
and diplomatic turmoil.
October 8th 2017
The Dressmaker (2015) 12A
A glamorous woman returns to her small town in rural Australia. With her sewing machine
and haute couture style, she transforms the women and exacts sweet revenge on those
who did her wrong.
November 12th 2017
Denial (2017) 12A
Acclaimed writer and historian Deborah E. Lipstadt must battle for historical truth
to prove the Holocaust actually occurred when David Irving, a renowned denier, sues
her for libel.
December 10th 2017 Christmas Party & Film
The Adventures of
Priscilla Queen of the Desert (1994) 15
Two drag-queens (Anthony/Mitzi & Adam/Felicia) and a transgender woman contract to
perform a drag show at a resort in Alice Springs, a resort town in the remote Australian
desert. They head west from Sydney aboard their lavender bus, Priscilla. En route,
it is discovered that the woman they've contracted with is Anthony's wife. Their
bus breaks down, and is repaired by Bob, who travels on with them.
January 14th 2018
The Eagle Huntress (2016) U
documentary, family, travel
This documentary follows Aisholpan, a 13-year-old nomadic Mongolian girl who is fighting
to become the first female eagle hunter in twelve generations of her Kazakh family.
Through breathtaking aerial cinematography and intimate verite footage, the film
captures her personal journey while also addressing universal themes like female
empowerment, the natural world, coming of age and the onset of modernity.
Hidden Figures (2017) PG
Biography, History, Drama
As the U S raced against Russia to put a man in space, NASA found untapped talent
in a group of African-American female mathematicians that served as the brains behind
one of the greatest operations in U.S. history. Based on the unbelievably true life
stories of three of these women, known as "human computers".
March 11th 2018
Their Finest (2016) 12A
Comedy, Drama, Romance
A former secretary, newly appointed as a scriptwriter for propaganda films, joins
the cast and crew of a major production while the Blitz rages around them.
April 8th 2018
Red Sorghum(1987) 15
Drama, History, Romance
In 1930s China a young woman is sent by her father to marry the leprous owner of
a winery. In the nearby red sorghum fields she falls for one of his servants. When
the master dies she finds herself inheriting the isolated business.
May 13th 2018
The Light between the Oceans (2016) 12A
A war weary man takes a job as a lighthouse keeper for the solitude. He meets a young
woman and they eventually marry. One day they see a small dingy with an infant and
man inside floating in the ocean. They rush to rescue them only to find the man is
dead. They struggle over the decision to report it and whether to keep the baby.
Years later that they discover that the child still has a mother looking for her.
June 10th 2018 AGM & Social Evening
Slack Bay (2016) 15
Summer 1910. Several tourists have vanished while relaxing on the beautiful beaches
of the Channel Coast. Infamous inspectors Machin and Malfoy soon gather that the
epicenter of these mysterious disappearances must be Slack Bay, a unique site where
the Slack river and the sea join only at high tide.