U3A Lower North

University of the Third Age

2021 FILM GROUP

The advertised choices may change closer to the date depending on availability of film. The website will be updated as soon as we are notified.   Usual date is first Tuesday of the month, 2 pm. During COVID please book at cinema.

 

TUESDAY 3 AUGUST: 

"Dream Horse" a comedy/drama tells the inspiring true story of Dream Alliance, an unlikely race horse bred by small town bartender (Toni Collette). With very little money and no experience, she convinces her neighbours to chip in their meagre earnings to help raise Dream and compete with the racing elites. Their investment pays off as Dream rises through the ranks and becomes a beacon of hope in their struggling community.


TUESDAY 6 JULY 

"The Courier" delivers a rousingly effective old-school spy adventure elevated by a thrilling fact-based story and Benedict Cumberbatch's nervy central performance. Set during the Cuban missile crisis. Has received excellent reviews from critics and audiences alike.. .


TUESDAY 1 JUNE:

"June Again" Australian movie staring Noni Hazlehurst, Claudia Karvan, Stephen Curry. Not many reviews, but all positive. My favourite summation: "Captures something satisfying amid the bittersweet knowledge of life's impermanence: that self-knowledge and care for others make it worth living." Definitely for our age group.


2020 AGM: A NO FRILLS AFFAIR

It was strictly business for this AGM. Held in record time, the meeting was followed by a discussion mostly amongst Group Leaders about the resumption of activities where they were encouraged to voice any reservations they or their group members might have.

2020 END OF YEAR LUNCH AND FILM CANCELLED

Due to ongoing COVID restrictions about social distancing and shared platters of food, the committee decided not to hold an end of year event for 2020

2021 GROUP LEADERS EVENT

Group leaders were invited to the annual meeting and lunch on Wednesday 27 January, 11 a.m. The usual distribution of calendars, enrolment forms, etc., and update on COVID and enrolment matters. between committee and group leaders. The following leisurely lunch at the Clare Hotel had a good atmosphere with never a lull in conversation.

OUTINGS

The 2020 Term 2 visit to the Brinkworth recycling facility was cancelled and may be rescheduled post COVID.

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