Hazelhurst Film Club - Season 1, 2013

The third season of the Hazelhurst Film Club promises an exciting program of films. For a minimal membership fee, you can enjoy a great variety of films on Thursdays at 11am and Sundays at 2pm, including Art House classics, award winning films and documentaries. Join the Hazelhurst Film Club and enjoy all screenings for free. Annual membership is only $20 for individuals and $10 for Friends of Hazelhurst Members.
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1.
Ten Canoes (2006)
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A story within a story. In Australia's Northern Territory, a man tells us one of the stories of his people and his land... (90 mins.)
“ A tale of forbidden love from Australia's mythical past, told by the iconic David Gulpilil and starring his son, Jamie as the covetous youth, Dayindi. A ground-breaking glimpse into Aboriginal life before European settlement. ” - hazelhurst-559-628291
 
2.
The Door (2012)
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A novelist forms a strange bond with her eccentric maid that will have a lasting effect on both women. (97 mins.)
Director: István Szabó
“ Set against the background of 1960's Budapest, The Door examines the special relationship that develops between aspiring author Magda, her husband Tibor and their eccentric maid Emerenc. ” - hazelhurst-559-628291
 
3.
Blow-Up (1966)
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A mod London photographer finds something very suspicious in the shots he has taken of a mysterious beauty in a desolate park. (111 mins.)
“ Antonioni's first English-language feature film follows a London Mod photographer who believes he may have unwittingly witnessed a murder and photographed the killing. An exceptional portrait of 1960s London. ” - hazelhurst-559-628291
 
4.
Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012)
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Faced with both her hot-tempered father's fading health and melting ice-caps that flood her ramshackle bayou community and unleash ancient aurochs, six-year-old Hushpuppy must learn the ways of courage and love. (93 mins.)
Director: Benh Zeitlin
“ Six-year-old Hushpuppy who has spent her life living in a floating bathtub with her sick father, embarks on an adventure to find her mother at the unraveling of the universe.A fantastical and heart-warming tale of love and courage. ” - hazelhurst-559-628291
 
5.
Belle de Jour (1967)
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A frigid young housewife decides to spend her midweek afternoons as a prostitute. (101 mins.)
Director: Luis Bunuel
“ Severine loves her husband but can’t face being intimate with him. She is driven to erotic fantasies to satisfy her sexual desires, before long Severine turns to prostitution in order to stay faithful in her marriage. ” - hazelhurst-559-628291
 
6.
33 Postcards (2011)
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Dean Randall has sponsored a young Chinese orphan Mei Mei for many years, when she arrives in Sydney out of the blue to thank him, their lives are changed forever. (97 mins.)
Director: Pauline Chan
“ Dean Randall has sponsored Chinese ophan Mei Mei for 10 years. When she arrives in Sydney out of the blue, what Mei Mei finds is far from what she expected. The two begin a journey in search of belonging, redemption and love. ” - hazelhurst-559-628291
 
7.
Moonrise Kingdom (2012)
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A pair of young lovers flee their New England town, which causes a local search party to fan out to find them. (94 mins.)
Director: Wes Anderson
“ Set in 1965, outsiders Sam and Suzy fall in love and run away together. Sam's Scout Master and the local police chief organise a search party, but the resourceful youngsters don't want to be found and create a private kingdom of their own. ” - hazelhurst-559-628291
 
8.
Exit Through the Gift Shop (2010 Documentary)
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The story of how an eccentric French shop-keeper and amateur film-maker attempted to locate and befriend Banksy... (87 mins.)
Director: Banksy
“ A rare insider's glimpse into the clandestine world of street art - 'the biggest counter-cultural movement since punk'. The film documents an ameteur film-maker's obsession with the movement, in particular the notoriously reclusive Banksy. ” - hazelhurst-559-628291
 
9.
New Beijing: Reinventing a City (2009 Documentary)
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As China emerges as the new economic powerhouse of the 21-century, no one can disrupt the biggest construction boom in the world's history... (52 mins.)
“ New Beijing examines the rapid growth of a city going through the biggest construction boom in history. The film documents the opposing view-points of architects and city planners and heritage activists such as Zhang Jinqi. ” - hazelhurst-559-628291
 
10.
Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry (2012 Documentary)
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A documentary that chronicles artist and activist Ai Weiwei as he prepares for a series of exhibitions and gets into an increasing number of clashes with the Chinese government. (91 mins.)
Director: Alison Klayman
“ A portrait of Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei provides an exploration of contemporary China and one of its most compelling public figures. Never Sorry documents the artist's practice, his family life and clashes with the Chinese Government. ” - hazelhurst-559-628291
 
11.
Lovely to Look At (1952)
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Al Marsh, Tony Naylor and Jerry Ralby, Broadway producers, are desperately looking for backers. Al is one of the heirs of a dress salon in Paris... (103 mins.)
Director: Mervyn LeRoy
“ A charming and elegant musical comedy which follows a trio of Broadway producers, who's desperate search for financial backers is complicated by chance encounters with love. ” - hazelhurst-559-628291
 
12.
Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel (2011 Documentary)
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A look at the life and work of the influential fashion editor of Harpers Bazaar, Diana Vreeland. (86 mins.)
“ Vreeland defined fashion for a generation. The Eye Has to Travel presents a rare insight into the work and life of Diana Vreeland, the influential fashion editor of Harpers Bazaar. ” - hazelhurst-559-628291
 
13.
Bill Cunningham New York (2010 Documentary)
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A profile of the noted and extraordinarily cheerful veteran New York City fashion photographer. (84 mins.)
Director: Richard Press
“ A profile of the extraodinary life of Bill Cunningham, the endearingly eccentric photographer who has been obsessively and inventively chronicling fashion trends and high society soirees for the New York Times Style section for decades. ” - hazelhurst-559-628291
 
14.
My Week with Marilyn (2011)
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Colin Clark, an employee of Sir Laurence Olivier's, documents the tense interaction between Olivier and Marilyn Monroe during the production of The Prince and the Showgirl. (99 mins.)
Director: Simon Curtis
“ Set in 1956, London, My Week with Marilyn follows Colin, a film student who wrangles a job on the set of a Laurence Olivier film and finds himself drawn into Marilyn Monroe’s turbulent life. ” - hazelhurst-559-628291