Ballarat Film Society – Heroic Losers

BMI - Minerva Space 117-119 Sturt Street, Ballarat Central, VIC

We begin with a comedy to start the year on a happy note. Set in 2001, when Argentina was at a low point economically, retired soccer star Fermin joins with other locals to finance a grain co-operative that falls prey to a deceptive banker. Consequently, they band together to steal back the money. Revenge has never felt so …

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Ballarat Film Society – De Gaulle

BMI - Minerva Space 117-119 Sturt Street, Ballarat Central, VIC

To celebrate the 32nd Alliance Françoise French Film Festival in Melbourne, we are screening the latest spectacularly mounted biopic on Charles de Gaulle. In Paris, 1940, France is facing military and political collapse as World War 11 intensifies. The government panics and considers accepting defeat however on June 18th the BBC provides 4 minutes of …

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Ballarat Film Society – White Riot

BMI - Minerva Space 117-119 Sturt Street, Ballarat Central, VIC

In late 1970s Britain, fascists and racists were gaining ground, extending their influence across popular culture. This film documents a vital London protest movement established in response. Rock Against Racism (RAR) was formed in 1976, during a hostile environment of anti-immigrant hysteria and National Front marches. As neo-Nazis recruited the nation's youth, RAR's multicultural punk and …

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Ballarat Film Society – Lamb

BMI - Minerva Space 117-119 Sturt Street, Ballarat Central, VIC

An unhappy couple living on a remote Icelandic farm are reinvigorated by a miraculous discovery in their sheep shed. Filling the void with a bizarre animal-human hybrid lamb, a passionate attachment begins after naming the new lamb Ada after their lost daughter. Troubles and family strain ensues resulting in extreme drama and weirdness. Cinematographer Eli …

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Ballarat Film Society – Herself

BMI - Minerva Space 117-119 Sturt Street, Ballarat Central, VIC

Stars: Clare Dunne, Harriet Walter, Conleth Hill and Ian Lloyd Anderson. Sandra, (Clare Dunne), is a young mum struggling to provide her two daughters with a warm, safe and happy home in which to grow up. With very little income and no savings, Sandra perservers to build a house from scratch in Dublin: an ambitious dream whilst trying to escape the …

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