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Coming in 2014 to James Theatre Dungog…

  • Down Memory Lane classic, ‘The Postman always rings twice’, an erotic thriller, starring femme fatale, Lana Turner…
  • Heart-warming family movie ‘Sunshine on Leith’ screening twice over the Pedalfest weekend…
  • Our next children’s movie, the delightful Ernest & Celestine, on Saturday of the October long weekend….

and so much more….


postman125Down Memory Lane
Thursday 4 September at 9.45am (movie at 10.30am)

The Postman Always Rings Twice

An erotic thriller from 1946 with Lana Turner, this film is one of the best examples of film noir – and an early proto-type for today’s ‘erotic thrillers’. Read more…


sunshine125Movie for Pedalfest
Saturday 6 September at 2.30pm and Sunday 7 September at 5pm

Sunshine on Leith (PG)

A jubilant, heartfelt musical that follows one tight-knit Scottish family and the three couples bound to it as they experience the joys and heartache that punctuate all relationships. Set to the foot-tapping music of pop-folk band The Proclaimers. Read more…



Dungog Film Society
Sunday 21 September at 7pm

Tracks (M)

In April 1977 Robyn Davidson began a 3,200 km trek from Alice Springs to the West Australian coast accompanied by three adult camels, one baby camel and a dog named Diggity. Read 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…



Dungog 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…


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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Buy Tickets




  • 28 Thurs - 31 Sun
    Dungog Arts Foundation Limited
    The Dungog Festival


  • 4 Thurs - 10.30am
    Down Memory Lane
    'The Postman always rings twice'
  • 6 Sat - 2.30pm
    Movie for Pedalfest
    'Sunshine on Leith' (PG)
  • 7 Sun - 5pm
    Movie for Pedalfest
    'Sunshine on Leith' (PG)
  • 21 Sun - 7pm
    Film Society
    'Tracks' (M)


  • 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'


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