WHEN: First Friday night of each month (except Jan)

WHEN: 7.20pm for 8pm

WHERE: The Gerringong Town Hall, Fern Street, Gerringong.

Cost: $10 per person or buy a personal subscription - 11 films for $60! 10-film multi-tickets also available for $75 - to share or use for yourself!

Any questions? Email us at picsandflicks@gmail.com

Saturday, February 20, 2016

HE NAMED ME MALALA 4th March 2016



Pics and Flicks presents

He Named Me Malala



"One child, one teacher, one book and one pen can change the world."

– Malala

HE NAMED ME MALALA is an intimate portrait of Malala Yousafzai, who was wounded when Taliban gunmen opened fire on her and her friends' school bus in Pakistan's Swat Valley. The then 15-year-old teenager, who had been targeted for speaking out on behalf of girls' education in her region of Swat Valley in Pakistan, was shot in the head, sparking international media outrage. An educational activist in Pakistan, Yousafzai has since emerged as a leading campaigner for the rights of children worldwide and in December 2014, became the youngest-ever Nobel Peace Prize Laureate. (C) Fox Searchlight
Rating:PG-13 (for thematic elements involving disturbing images and threats)
Genre:Documentary
Directed Davis Guggenheim
Runtime:1 hr. 27 min.




Wednesday, February 3, 2016

TANNA 5th January 2016

Tanna (2015) Poster

Gerringong Pics and Flicks

is starting it's 2016 season of great films with Tanna.


Review by Richard Kuipers - Variety

Courtesy of Venice Film Festival

The eternal story of young lovers breaking all the rules and risking everything to be together is beautifully told in “Tanna,” the first-ever feature shot entirely in the South Pacific nation of Vanuatu. Based on dramatic events that took place on the volcanic island of Tanna in 1987, the pic weaves fascinating details of tribal life into a universally accessible and emotionally affecting romantic drama. Very well performed by non-professionals drawn from communities whose history is represented on screen, “Tanna” marks a notable narrative debut for the experienced Aussie documaking duo of Bentley Dean and Martin Butler.

Elegantly edited by Tania Michel Nehme (“Ten Canoes” and most other Rolf de Heer films) and performed with conviction by actors who’d never seen a film or a movie camera before, the pic is a stirring tribute to the power of love and will likely prompt many viewers to shed tears of sadness and tears of joy at various points.