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EVENT ANNOUCEMENT FOR FILM BUFFS!

| 29 January 2013 | Reply

Movies by Burswood unique double feature featuring the one off screening of locally made documentary

“BUFF” & “THE FRENCH CONNECTION” -Wednesday 13 February @ Movies By Burswood Curtin

Buff and French Connection

BUFF is a light-hearted and bright and breezy doco that was filmed and produced in Perth and is a quirky, passionate and affectionate look at the magic of cinema and is an illuminating profile of Australian film buffs, film critics and enthusiasts.

It features revealing interviews with film buffs David Stratton, Margaret Pomeranz, Peter Rowsthorn, Mark Naglazas and many more familiar faces.

BUFF not only explores the world of film fandom but, thanks to carefully selected subjects and comic theatrical recreations of classic film scenes, is informative, poignant and entertaining .

The documentary had its world premiere screening as closing night film at The 2012 Revelation Perth Film Festival and was made by the Perth film buffs behind Access 31’s movie review show Flicktease – Gavin Bond and Ian Abercromby.

This documentary not only examines the phenomena of film fandom but is also a personal profile of the various subjects and the reasons for their attraction and devotion to film.

BUFF (PG, 62 mins) is followed by a rare screening of classic 1971 Oscar winning thriller The French Connection.  (M, 106 mins)

Winner of best picture, best director, best actor (Gene Hackman), best editing & best adapted screenplay.

The French Connection is a landmark fact based and authentic cop thriller that features the greatest car chase of all time!

Wednesday 13 February – BUFF followed by THE FRENCH CONNECTION

At Movies by Burswood’s brand new Curtin venue:

Henderson Court at the Curtin University campus in Bentley.

Gates open at 6.30pm – BUFF to start at 7.30pm

Adults $13.00 / Seniors & Students $9.00 (online pre-purchase, for gate sales add $1)

Tickets can be purchased at the gate or online at www.moviesbyburswood.com

All proceeds go to charity.

Bankwest Movies by Burswood’s Curtin venue is located in the Henderson Court at the Curtin University campus in Bentley.  The main campus entrance is on Kent Street, however you can also enter from the northern entrance on Hayman Road, or the southern entrance on Manning Road.

Curtin provides free parking for moviegoers.  Enter via any of Curtin’s entrances – Kent Street, Hayman Road or Manning Road – and follow the signs to the parking area next to the Curtin Bus Station. The outdoor cinema is in Henderson Court, just a short walk into the campus.

For a map of the venue visit: http://www.moviesbyburswood.com/Page/Visit-Curtin

Come and support the local film industry and Movies by Burswood charities by viewing the creators of Access 31’s movie review show Flicktease big screen directorial debut.

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