The Eaglehawk Neck Film Society screening this month, on Saturday 9 June at 7.00pm, will be The Post (M 116 minutes). Directed by Steven Spielberg (Bridge of Spies, The BFG), it tells the true story of the Washington Post’s decision in the 1970s to publish what became known as the Pentagon Papers, the cover-up by the administrations of four US Presidents of their country’s real involvement in the Vietnam war. Starring Meryl Streep as Post owner/publisher Kay Graham and Tom Hanks as editor Ben Bradlee. Nominated for Best Picture and Best Actress Oscars.
On Saturday 14 July at 7.00pm the film society will be screening the Oscar nominated film Call Me By Your Name (M 132 minutes). Set in the beautiful countryside of northern Italy in the summer of 1983, and based on the acclaimed novel by Andre Aciman, this is the coming-of-age story of 17-year-old Elio and his relationship with his anthropologist father’s new research assistant. Nominated for four Oscars, including best picture and actor.
Hot food and snacks are served at 6.00pm prior to the Saturday evening screenings.
Also, on Thursday 5th July at 6.30pm the Wilderness Society will be hosting a screening at the Hall of the 1987 Tasmanian ‘classic’ The Tale of Ruby Rose (PG rated, 135 min), as part of a tour of the film around Tasmania to mark the 30th anniversary of its production. Filmed in the Walls of Jerusalem National Park in winter. This was writer/director Roger Scholes’ first feature film. It won four awards at the Venice Biennale in 1987 and has since been digitally remastered. Wilderness Society members will present the film and discuss some of the challenges to the breathtaking wilderness areas presented on screen.
Entry by donation on the night. RSVP essential to https://wilderness.nationbuilder.com/tas_rubyrose_ehn or Danny Carney – firstname.lastname@example.org / phone 0400 957 994.
Film screening this Saturday evening at 7.00pm, Eaglehawk Neck Hall.
On Saturday 14th at 7.00pm we are showing the British biopic Goodbye Christopher Robin (PG rated, 102 minutes), a behind-the-scenes look at the relationship between acclaimed children’s author A.A. Milne (Domhnall Gleeson – Harry Potter, Calvary) and his son Christopher Robin who inspired the Winnie the Pooh books. Also stars Australian Margot Robbie (I, Tonya) and Kelly MacDonald (Trainspotting, No Country for Old Men). Come along at 6.00pm for hot food and snacks.
Images of Port Arthur Historic Site :Exploring its Heritage Values
Eaglehawk Neck Hall Saturday 24 March 10am – 2pm
Exhibition of Paintings and Photographs
Port Arthur, seen through the Artist’s Eye
The Hall’s Cafe and Book Shop will be Open for Your Business and Pleasure
A Community, Heritage and Tourism (CHAT) Event CHAT is supported by a grant from the Australian Government
Saturday 3rd February, 7.0pm Film Society. 6.00pm dinner for purchase.
Eaglehawk Neck Hall
Eaglehawk Neck Hall Gala Fair – February 10th, 10.0 – 2.00pm
Donations of cakes, biscuits, produce, books, plants needed for Hall stall. Donations can be brought to Hall 8th/ 9th Feb between 9-5.0pm or call Denise 0411 670 665. For stall bookings and information contact Sallie on 0458 726 425.
Movies at the Neck: The Eaglehawk Neck Hall Film Society screens films every month. Saturday 3 February at 7.00pm – The Viceroy’s House (PG 106 minutes) – Sumptuous cinematic dramatisation of the final months of British rule in India with Hugh Bonneville (Paddington, Downton Abbey) and Gillian Anderson (The Fall, X-Files) as Lord and Lady Mountbatten.
Thursday 15 February at 7.30pm – Love and Friendship (PG 93 minutes) – Based on Jane Austen’s early novella Lady Susan, is this witty and funny story of scandalous widower Lady Susan and her efforts to find a new husband for herself and her young daughter.
Food available at Saturday viewings at 6.00pm before movie. For more info contact Dave on 6250 3949.
Eaglehawk Neck Hall Gala Fair – February 10th, 10.0 – 2.00pm Lots of stalls, barbecue, face painting, “Snakes Alive” children’s activities, stalls, art exhibition and food options. Donations of cakes, biscuits, produce, books, plants needed for Hall stall. Donations can be brought to Hall 8th/ 9th Feb between 9-5.0pm or call Denise 0411 670 665. For stall bookings and information contact Sallie on 0458 726 425.
Books on Fridays come along to the Eaglehawk Neck Hall, 4.00pm – 6.00pm, to browse the great selection of second-hand books and magazines. Lots of genres- drop in and see for yourself, have a cuppa, and say hallo to Kathy
Learn and Play Bridge at the Neck: Learners and other bridge fans play every Friday 1.00pm – 3.30pm at the Eaglehawk Neck Community Hall. Contact Helen 6250 3172 for more information.
SINGALONG with The Dame and Barbara (at the piano), singing a selection of your favourite songs.
15th NOVEMBER, at the EAGLEHAWK NECK COMMUNITY HALL
$5 admission (includes afternoon tea and lucky door prize). For information – Sallie 0458 726 425
Market and film this coming weekend-
Movies at the Neck: The Eaglehawk Neck Hall Film Society screens films every month. Thursday 9th November 7.30pm –The Lady in the Van (M 104 minutes) – Whimsical and poignant true story by British playwright Alan Bennett about eccentric Miss Shepherd (Dame Maggie Smith) who parks her van in Bennett’s driveway and lives there for the next 15 years. Saturday 11 November at 7.00pm-Hacksaw Ridge (MA15+ 133 minutes) Andrew Garfield stars as Desmond Dross, the first conscientious objector to win the Congressional Medal of Honor for rescuing 75 men from behind enemy lines during the battle for Okinawa. Food available at Saturday viewings at 6.00pm before movie. For more info contact Dave on 6250 3949.
Eaglehawk Neck Hall Market: The Market this month is to be held on Saturday 11th November, 9.30am to 12.30pm. Come along for local art and craft, books, home baked goodies, and bric-a-brac. The Pirate’s Pantry serves teas, espresso coffee and delicious lunches. For stall bookings and information contact Sallie on 0458 726 425.
Special showing on November 18th of Emo the Musical