Tickets on sale at www.eventcinemas.com.au or at the box office Event Cinemas Kotara
Newcastle Art Gallery Society in collaboration with Event Cinemas Kotara is excited to present the 14th SIX SUMMER FLICKS film festival from 8 August to 10 August 2022.
In 2022 SIX SUMMER FLICKS will showcase the best of international cinema with films from France, Israel/Palestine and Spain.
Individual tickets are on sale at www.eventcinemas.com.au or the cinema box office. Each of the films is screened at 6.30pm without cinema previews or promotions.
SIX SUMMER FLICKS is a fund raising initiative of Newcastle Art Gallery Society which assists with the acquisition of works of art for the Newcastle Art Gallery collection.
Download: Six Summer Flicks Flyer
Monday 8 August
The Rose Maker (M) France
The focus of Madame Vernet’s life is her passion for cultivating an awardwinning rose. With her family business facing financial hardship, she reluctantly agrees to hire staff from a back-to-work scheme. A good idea, however the new assistants know nothing about horticulture. In time, with guidance, tolerance and acceptance new skills are cultivated by all involved.
Tuesday 9 August
Breaking Bread (M) Israel/Palestine
Customs, tastes and cultures collide when the first Muslim to win Israel’s MasterChef, establishes the A-Sham Arabic Food Festival. Its aim is to bring about social change through food by pairing Muslim and Jewish chefs to create dishes. This award-winning documentary showcases Palestinian and Israeli culinary traditions and the power of the people to make change rather than the politicians. The film leaves one feeling optimistic and yes - hungry!
Wednesday 10 August
Rosa's Wedding (M) Spain
Rosa works for an overpowering boss as a costume designer for a small film company. In her private life she contends with the daily demands of family and friends. Feeling underappreciated, Rosa takes charge of her own life. Leaving Valencia, she pursues her dream of starting her own business and to everyone’s surprise Rosa announces plans for her perfect wedding. This delightful film highlights one woman’s quest to find self-fulfilment.
Surface tension no.3 1998
oil and beeswax on linen
213.5 x 136.2cm
Purchased 1998 Newcastle Art Gallery collection
Courtesy the artist and Dominik Mersch Gallery, Karen Woodbury Gallery Melbourne and Bett Gallery Hobart