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Classic films curated by a classic Aussie film critic
If you're a fan of classic British films, you will be a fan of the Great British Retro Film Festival. Thanks to this festival, 19 classic British films will be coming to a big screen near you.
David Stratton of At The Movies' Margaret and David fame, a classic in his own right as an Australian film critic, is behind the festival, which is the first of its kind and will see Cinema Nova showcase British films rarely seen on big screen, including 2001 A Space Odyssey, A Room With A View, Brassed Off and Lawrence Of Arabia.
The festival will run throughout August 2015. The full list of films to be shown in the Lygon Street cinema is:
A Room With A View Black Narcissus Brassed Off Brief Encounter
Don't Look Now Gosford Park Great Expectations
I Know Where I'm Going
Kind Hearts And Coronets
Lawrence Of Arabia
Sense And Sensibility
Tales Of Hoffman
The 39 Steps
The Red Shoes
The Third Man
A synopsis of each of these films by David Stratton, as well as the times and dates of each movie are available here: www.cinemanova.com.au/event. You can also book for a film via this link.
And, coming in 2016, you can look forward to the Great European Retro Film Festival next year, which will see classic European films returning to the cinema screen. Keep an eye on Cinema Nova's website for more information on which films will chosen for this upcoming festival.