The Reel McCoy Film Group

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Screening world cinema and forgotten gems since 1990

The Reel McCoy Film Group is a not-for-profit film society that since 1990 has been catering for people interested in cinema, particularly those who like to see timeless classics and overlooked gems at low cost.

Membership is $50 per annum, $35 for 6 months, or $20 for 3 months. Membership runs from the date of joining.

With grateful support from



Canberra Museum and Gallery
Members of CMAG are welcome to join the Reel McCoy at a substantial discount:
membership for a year for only $20.


Screenings are held in the Theatre of Canberra Museum and Art Gallery, usually on the second and last Sundays of each month at 1:00 pm.

Next screening:

Sunday, 12 February 2017 at 1:00 pm

THE BOOT CAKE
USA · 2008 · 74 min.
Director Kathryn Millard
Cast

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MODERN TIMES
USA · 1936 · 87 min.
Director Charlie Chaplin
Cast Charlie Chaplin


For more information, e-mail us or come along to a screening


Programme for February through August 2017:

Sunday 12 February

THE BOOT CAKE
USA · 2008 · 74 min.
Director Kathryn Millard
Cast

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MODERN TIMES
USA · 1936 · 87 min.
Director Charlie Chaplin
Cast Charlie Chaplin


Sunday 26 February

GOODBYE MR. CHIPS
UK · 1939 · 115 min.
Director
Cast Robert Donat

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DVD courtesy of the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia

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THE BROWNING VERSION
UK · 1951 · 90 min.
Director
Cast Michael Redgrave


Sunday 19 March

LES BAS-FONDS [UNDERWORLD]
France · 1936 · 89 min.
Director Jean Renoir
Cast

Renoir’s version of Maxim Gorky’s 1902 proletarian drama The Lower Depths, set in France.

Print courtesy of the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia


Sunday 26 March

DONZOKO [THE LOWER DEPTHS]
Japan · 1957 · 137 min.
Director Akira Kurosawa
Cast

Following the previous screening, Kurosawa’s version of Gorky’s The Lower Depths, set in medieval Tokyo.

Print courtesy of the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia


Sunday 14 May

RIFIFI
France · 1955 · 122 min.
Director Jules Dassin
Cast

The classic French film noir. Four men commit the perfect crime: how many survive?


Sunday 28 May

HARVEY
USA · 1950 · 104 min.
Director
Cast James Stewart

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ROPE
USA · 1948 · 80 min.
Director Alfred Hitchcock
Cast James Stewart


Sunday 18 June

THE DEVIL TO PAY
Australia · 1962 · 36 min.
Director Bruce Beresford
Cast

Print courtesy of the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia

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THREE IN ONE
Australia · 1957 · 89 min.
Director Cecil Holmes
Cast

Print courtesy of the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia


Sunday 25 June

BLOOD ON THE MOON
USA · 1948 · 88 min.
Director Robert Wise
Cast

In this terrific thriller they might try to shoot ranchers but they can't shoot down the Moon.

DVD courtesy of the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia


Sunday 9 July

MEDIUM COOL
USA · 1969 · 110 min.
Director Haskell Wexler
Cast

Wonderful film about a news cameraman whose work threatens to take over his life.


Sunday 30 July

GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER
USA · 1967 · 108 min.
Director Stanley Kramer
Cast Katherine Hepburn, Spencer Tracy


Sunday 13 August

BLOW-UP
UK · 1966 · 111 min.
Director Michelangelo Antonioni
Cast David Hemmings, Vanessa Redgrave

Antonioni’s cult film about a trendy 1960’s photographer. Has he accidently photographed a murder?

DVD courtesy of the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia


Sunday 27 August

THE APARTMENT
USA · 1960 · 125 min.
Director Billy Wilder
Cast

It's a romance, it's a comedy, it's a cynical satire – it's one of Billy Wilder's best films.


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