Author: Tatum Stafford
This summer, the Camelot Outdoor Cinema invites you to sink into a deckchair or grab a beanbag and relax under the stars for a great summer of cinema! Screening a wonderful selection of the season’s best films, it’s the perfect setting to take advantage of WA’s glorious summer weather and witness some spectacular night skies. Check out these exciting films within this season’s program.
Dec 8 & 26, Jan 3, 7, 13 & 29 and Feb 7
A foot-stomping celebration of Queen, this film explores lead singer Freddie Mercury’s defiance of stereotypes on his journey to becoming one of the most beloved entertainers on the planet. Featuring a star turn from Rami Malek and an electrifying re-enactment of the band’s stellar Live Aid performance, this flick is not to be missed.
A Star is Born
Dec 6, 10, 15, 21 & 31, Jan 6, 10 & 18 and Feb 10
Oscar nominee Bradley Cooper’s directorial debut is nothing short of thrilling, featuring a fresh take on the tragic love story where seasoned musician Jackson Maine falls in love with struggling artist Ally (played with spunk by Lady Gaga). Featuring a score of stirring original music, this star-studded film is certainly one to watch.
Jan 4 & 19
Based on Dr Seuss’ beloved holiday classic, this retelling features a green, cynical grump on a mission to steal Christmas, only to have his heart changed by a young girl’s generous holiday spirit. Funny, heartwarming and visually stunning, it’s a universal story about the spirit of Christmas and the indomitable power of optimism.
Dec 16 & Jan 1
Actor-director Joel Edgerton’s emotive drama tells the tale of the teenaged son of a Baptist pastor who is forced into a gay-conversion program by his parents, played by Australian film greats Nicole Kidman and Russell Crowe. The film’s delicate discussion of bullying and bigotry themes provide a jarring yet necessary reminder of the evils of alienation in society.