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Coming in 2014 to James Theatre Dungog…

  • Our next children’s movie, the delightful Ernest & Celestine, on Saturday of the October long weekend….
  • In October two special events – Dungog’s very own Q&A with Bob Baldwin; and Arts Upper Hunter presentation ‘Artist Talks’
  • And on Thursday 6 November our final Down Memory Lane Screening, the English film with David Niven and Debra Kerr, ‘Bonjour Tristesse’

and so much more….


e-and-c-125Children’s Movie
Saturday 4 October at 3pm

Ernest & Celestine (G)

Deep below snowy, cobblestone streets, tucked away in winding tunnels, lives a civilization of hardworking mice, terrified of the bears who live above ground. Read more…


JerseyBoys_125Weekend Movie
Saturday 11 October at 4pm and 7pm

Jersey Boys (M)

The story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons begins in Belleville, New Jersey, in 1951 when the young Frankie was getting into trouble with his friend Tommy De Vito… Read more…



q-and-aDungog Shire Community Centre
Sunday 12 October at 2pm

Dungog Q&A

By popular demand after the inaugural Dungog Q&A, a follow-up featuring local Federal member Bob Baldwin. Everyone encouraged to submit their questions, so get your thinking caps on…


healing-125Dungog Film Society
Sunday 19 October at 7pm

Healing (M)

This is a prison film set in a transitional centre where long term prisoners are expected to be eased into the outside world. Prisoners, Viktor, Paul, and Shane are assigned to Officer Matt Perry, played by Hugo Weaving, who believes that something can be gained from working with the local Wildlife Sanctuary. He’s a star and so are the birds. Read more…




Maitland Gilbert & Sullivan & Musical Society
Saturday 25 October at 7.30pm and Sunday 26 October at 1.30pm

After winning the hearts of more than 35 million people worldwide, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, the smash hit Broadway musical, is coming to Dungog! This “tale as old as time” follows the adventures of Belle, a bright young woman who finds herself imprisoned in a castle with the mysterious Beast, who is really a prince trapped in a spell. Read more…


Arts Upper Hunter
Friday 31 October at 7pm

Dungog Artists Talk

Arts Upper Hunter presents eight diverse artists and artsworkers living in the Dungog local government area who will give presentations about their work …. Read more…


bonjour-125Down Memory Lane
Thursday 6 November at 9.45am

Bonjour Tristesse

Set in France in 1958 and starring David Niven and Deborah Kerr, the New York Magazine proclaimed it as  “one of the most gorgeous films ever made”. Director Otto Preminger’s adaptation of the provocative best seller by Françoise Sagan is about the havoc wrought when a jaded 17 year old, played by Jean Seberg, begins manipulating her playboy father’s love life. Read more…


my-sweet-pepper-land125Dungog Film Society
Sunday 16 November at 7pm

My Sweet Pepper Land (M)

This very enjoyable film is a cross between a middle-east western and a morality tale that explores the out-dated misogyny of these tribal people. Read more…

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  • 4 Sat - 3pm
    Children's Movie
    'Ernest & Celestine' (G)
  • 11 Sat - 4pm and 7pm
    Weekend movie
    'Jersey Boys' (M)
  • 12 Sun - 2pm
    Dungog Shire Community Centre
    Dungog Q&A with Bob Baldwin
  • 19 Sun - 7pm
    Film Society 
    'Healing' (M)
  • 25 Sat - 7.30pm 
    Maitland Gilbert & Sullivan & Musical Society
    'Beauty and the Beast'
  • 26 Sun - 1.30pm
    Maitland Gilbert & Sullivan & Musical Society
    'Beauty and the Beast'
  • 31 Fri - 7pm
    Arts Upper Hunter
    'Artist Talks'


  • 6 Thu -9.45am
    Down Memory Lane
    'Bonjour Tristesse'
  • 16 Sun - 5pm
    Friends of the James Theatre Inc
  • 16 Sun - 7pm
    Film Society
    'My Sweet Pepper Land'


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