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Midlands Film Society

Midlands Film Society

On the first Friday of the month, the Midlands Film Society screens films at the historic Ross Town Hall.

Come and experience how films were once shown in Ross but now with the advantage of updated technology.

Annual memberships cost $65.00 per couple or $40.00 per  single.  Three monthly memberships (to be used at three consecutive screenings) are $25.00 per couple or $15.00 per single. More information is available by contacting the Secretary by email – midlandsfilmsociety@gmail.com

Bookings essential.

Doors open 6.30pm. Film starts 7.15pm in Winter and 7.30pm in Summer.

Upcoming films for 2022:

March 4: The Truffle Hunter. Documentary.

Documentary. A handful of men search for rare, expensive, and delicious white Alba truffles deep in the forests of Piedmont, Italy.

April 1: Heroic Losers. Rated M.

A smash hit Argentinian crime comedy. A small town bands together to go after their bank manager and a corrupt lawyer who have stolen all their money. Stars: Ricardo Darin, Luis Brandoni, Veronica Llinas.

May 6: The Toll. (Welsh movie). Rated MA15+

A darkly comic thriller about a lone toll-booth operator with a past that is fast catching up with him. Stars: Michael Smiley, Annes Elwy, Iwan Rheon.

June 3: Blithe Spirit. Rated PG13

A spiritualist medium holds a seance for a writer suffering from writers block but accidentally summons the spirit of his deceased first wife. Stars: Dan Stevens, Isla Fisher, Aimee-Ffion Edwards, Judi Dench.

July 1: The Dry. Rated R

Aaron Falk returns to his drought-stricken hometown to attend a tragic funeral. But his returns opens a decades-old wound – the unsolved death of a teenage girl. Stars: Eric Bana, Genevieve O’Rielly, Kier O’Donnell.

August 5: The Gentleman. Rated MA15+

An American expat tries to sell off his highly profitable marijuana empire in London, triggering plots, schemes, bribery and blackmail in an attenpt to steal everything out from under him. Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Charlie Hunnam, Michelle Dockery.

September 2: The Rose Maker. Rated M

Eve Vernet was the largest rose grower. She is now on the verge of bankruptcy. Meanwhile, Vera, her faithful secretary, hires three employees who have no gardening experience whatsoever. French.

October 7: Diana’s Wedding. Rated MA15+

Liv and Terje never stop loving each other even when they can’t stand the sight of each other. Their daughter Diana has observed them for her entire life and thinks they’re the world’s worst parents. Stars: Marie Blokhus, Jannike Kruse.

November 4: Dream Horse. Rated PG

The true story of Dream Alliance, an unlikely racehorse bred by small-town bartender Jane Vokes. With very little money and no experience, Jan convinces her neighbours to chip in their meager earnings to help raise Dream and compete with the racing elites. The horse becomes a beacon of hope for their struggling community. Stars: Toni Collette, Damien Lewis.

December 2: No Time To Die. Rated PG13

James Bond is enjoying a tranquil life in Jamaica after leaving active service. However, his peace is short lived. The mission to rescue a kidnapped scientist turns out to be far more treacherous than expected, leading Bond on the trail of a mysterious villain who’s armed with a dangerous new technology. Stars; Daniel Craig, Rami Malek, Lea Seydoux.

The film society makes every attempt to show the scheduled film. In the event of a technical problem, a substitute film will be shown.

 

 
 
candy seller at the opening of the Midlands Film Society. A lady in costume carrying a tray of lolly bags.