2019 Program

Our thanks go to the Port View Lolly Shop (92A Newcombe St, Portarlington) for their kind support of our confectionery stall which raises funds for the Portarlington Neighbourhood House.

Click here to download a one page summary of our 2018 program, or browse below to enjoy trailers of each film.

Feb 23 ; 7:00 pm

Drinks and Nibbles to start year

Sunshine on Leith

UK 2013  100 mins

Two soldiers return home from
Afghanistan to Edinburgh to resume their romantic and family lives.  Features music by the pop-folk band The Proclaimers.


Dexter Fletcher

March 29; 7.00 pm

Double Feature


A profile of an ancient city and its unique people, seen through the eyes of the most mysterious and beloved animal humans have ever known.


Ceyda Torun


Ceyda Torun Bologna (

Book Week

Australia 2018 98 mins

A jaded high school English teacher is forced to reveluate his life when his novel is passed over by one of his students.

Directors: Heath Davis
Writers:  Heath Davis
Stars: Toby Schmitz, Maya Strange, Jolene Anderson

Apr 26;  7.30 pm

The Post USA, UK  (

A cover-up that spanned four U.S. Presidents pushed the country’s first female newspaper publiser and a hard-driving editor to join an unprecedented battle between the press and the government.
Director: Steven Spielberg
Writers: Liz Hannah, Josh Singer
Stars: Merl Streep, Tom Hanks

May 31; 7.30 pm

Our Man in Havana

USA  2016 112 min

Jim Wormold, who is a vacuum cleaner salesman, participates as an Agent in the British Secret Service. He soon realises that his plans by lying are going to get him into trouble.
Director: Carol Reed
Writer: Graham Green
Stars: Alec Guinness, Maureen O’Hara, Burl Ives

June 28;  7:30pm

C’est la Vie!

Belgium 2017 117 min

A hectic wedding party held in a 17th cenury French palace comes together with the help of the behind-the-scenes staff.
Directors: Oliver Nakache, Eric Tolendano
Writers: Oliver Nakache, Eric Tolendano
Stars: Jean-Pierre Bacri, Jean-Paul Rouve, Jules Lellouche

July 26;7:30pm

Summer 1993 (2017)

After her mother’s death, six-yearold Frida is sent to her uncle’s family to live with them in the countyside. ut Frida finds it hard to forger her mother and adapt to her new life.
Director: Carla Simon
Writer:Carla Simon
Stars Laia Artigas, Paula Ronies, Bruna cusi

August 30; 7:30pm

The Wife 2017

USA 1957,99 min

A wife questions her life choices as she travels to Stockholm with her husband, where he is slated to receive a Nobel Prize for Literature.
Director: Bjorn Runge
Writers: Jane Anderson, Meg Wolitzer
Stars: Glenn Close, Jonathan Pryce, Max Irons

Septembe 27; 7.30 pm

AThe Merger (2018)

Troy Carrington, a former professional football player returns to his country town after an abrupt end to his sporing career and is persuaded to coach the hapless local footy team, the Roosters.
Director: Max Grentell
Writer: Damian Callinan
Stars: Damian Callinan, Kate Mulvany, John Howard

 October 25 -AGM & Film selection 28  7.00pm

Lemon Tree

The story of a Palestinian widow who must defend her lemontree field when a new Israeli Defence Minister moves next to her and threatens to have her lemon grove torn down.

Director: Eran Riklis
Writers: Suha Araf, Eran Riklis
Stars: Hiam Abbass, Rona Lipaz-Michael, Ali Suliman

Nov 29 26;7.00 pm AGM

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society