Vintage Italian Movie Weekend
Time & Location
About the Event
Bring the whole family along to the Fraternity Club for a free night under the stars watching vintage Italian classics on the big screen. We are transforming our bowling green to an outdoor cinema and showing your favourite Italian movies from the 60s & 70s on Friday 24th January & Saturday 25th January. The movies are in Italian with English subtitles.
Friday 24th Jan - GET FREE TICKETS
Saturday 25th Jan - GET FREE TICKETS
What to Bring:
- Something comfortable to sit on eg picnic rugs, bean bags, seats, pillows. Just be aware that taller chairs will be restricted to the back of the grounds so that everyone can see the screen
- Insect repellent to keep those mozzies away
- Some additional layers as it may get colder as the night progresses
Doors open 6pm. Movie starts at last light, approx 8.30pm. Enjoy the ambiance of the night with dinner and live music from 6pm.
24TH JAN – MARRIAGE ITALIAN STYLE - GET TICKETS
Marriage Italian Style (Italian: Matrimonio all'italiana) is a 1964 Italian film directed by Vittorio De Sica and starring Sophia Loren, Marcello Mastroianni and Vito Moricone. When handsome, successful Domenico (Marcello Mastroianni) first meets the sexy young waif Filomena (Sophia Loren) in Naples during World War II, he is instantly smitten. Flash forward to the postwar years, and the two meet again, sparking a passionate affair that spans two decades. But when Filomena, who has now become Domenico's kept woman and has secretly borne his children, learns that her lover is planning to wed another, she stops at nothing to hook him into marrying her instead.
25TH JAN – A GIRL IN AUSTRALIA - GET TICKETS
A Girl in Australia (Italian: Bello onesto emigrato Australia sposerebbe compaesana illibata) is a 1971 Italian comedy film directed by Luigi Zampa, with stars Alberto Sordi and Claudia Cardinale. Amedeo is a poor Italian immigrant living in Australia for twenty years. Seeking to marry an Italian wife, he corresponds with Carmela, a pretty girl from Rome. They do not reveal their true identities and do not mention their hardships in their letters. Carmela is actually a prostitute seeking an opportunity to change her life style. Amedeo, embarrassed about his looks, sends a photograph to Carmela of his handsome friend Giuseppe.
There will be plenty of delicious Italian Themed Food & Drinks available so there is no need to bring your own:
De Bortoli Wine Bar
We have a fully licensed bar on the premises so BYO alcohol is strictly prohibited.