Special Announcement

Stories of Sevdah - The Balkan Blues has moved to Tir-na-nOg.

The Ceilidh has moved to Sat 27 July still in Balfron High School cost is now £5 and bring a tenner to tip the band.  No bar at this Ceilidh this year, sorry but alcohol is over-rated.

Road Report

Strathendrick based police are carrying out a speed trap in the shire and this time they are not giving warnings. They will ticket for going too slow and for driving over the speed-limit so drive safely, and remember not to slowly.  Treat cyclist's with care.

Thanks to all whom have supported our creation. Creative Director: Anna Gower

Thank-you to our funders

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Killearn Community Futures Company

Special thank-you to our venue partners

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FILM DIARY

19 July - 28 July 2019

Inaugural Guest Creatives Q + A

More guest creatives to be announced here soon.

IN HONOUR OF MARGARET TAIT

Wed 24 July

FREE

MARGARET TAIT FILMMAKER

Tir-na-nOg, The Stables Balfunning, Balfron Station, G63 0NF

Lomond Film Festival Presents

Janet Lees

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Artist, poet, and poetry filmmaker, creating work independently and in collaboration with other artists

Margaret Tait Filmmaker
Margaret Tait Filmmaker

 

MARGARET TAIT FILMMAKER

Director: Margaret Williams

1:00 PM (1983) 34 min | Free | N/C PG

A film portrait of Scottish filmmaker Margaret Tait showing her influences some excerpts from her films and interviews with colleagues.  

 

 

Order of short-films.

Coming soon.

Wed 24, JULY

£5

Tir-na-nOg *G63 0NF

SPIDER-MAN
SPIDER-MAN

Director: Richard Donner

2:30 PM (1985) 1h 57 mins | £5 | PG

Teen Miles Morales becomes Spider-Man crossing paths with counterparts from other dimensions to stop a threat to all realities.

Wed 24, July

£10

Pre-movie: Mountain

Killearn Village Hall *G63 9NL

Wine and Cheese Evening

Mandy, directed by Alexander McKendrick

Director:  Alexander MacKendrick

7:30 PM (1952) 1h 33 min | £10 | PG

Mandy Garland was born deaf and has been mute for all of her life. Her parents believe other-wise and seek help.

Pre-movie: MOUNTAIN - Director: Johnny Herbin.  7 min (2018)

Three US soldiers must fight for survival after being trapped behind enemy lines during WWII.

Thu 25, July

£5

Tir-na-nOg *G63 0NF

Moomin and Midsummer Madness
Moomin and Midsummer Madness

Director: Maria Lindberg

10:30 AM (2008) 1h 28min | £5 | PG 

A volcanic eruption breaks the peace on a Moomin summers day and they seek refuge in a house then start to write a play.

Thu 25, July

FREE

Tir-na-nOg *G63 0NF

Maya Deren Documentary
INVOCATION | MAYA DEREN DOCUMENTARY

Director:  JoAnn Kaplan

1:00 PM (1983) 53 min | FREE | N/C PG

Looking at the work and life of avant-garde filmmaker Maya Deren.   She produced most of her well-known films in the 40’s and 50’s and we hear interviews from colleagues, see excerpts of her work and how live music affected her output.  Narrated by Helen Mirren.

Thu 25, July

£5

Tir-na-nOg *G63 0NF

Adventure, Comedy, Family Drama.
Adventure, Comedy, Family Drama.

Director: Richard Donner

2:30 PM (1985) | 1h 54min | £5 | 12A

A group of young misfits discover a map and set out on a quest to find treasure.

Thu 25, July

£5 BYO

Killearn Village Hall *G63 9NL

Thriller - Drama.
Thriller - Drama.

Director: Stefen Harris

8:30 PM (2018) 1h 25min | £5 | N/C18

Horace working at an all-night petrol station has a drug dealer carrying large amounts of money die in the bathroom, then the dealers partner turns up with a shot-gun to find his dead friend.

Fri 26, July

BY DONATION

Tir-na-nOg *G63 0NF

Drama, filmed play.
Drama, filmed play.

Director: Peter Brook

10:00 AM (1989-90) 5h 18 min | BY DONATION | PG

This traditional Indian epic was produced as a play in 3 parts by director Peter Brook.  The play was at the ‘Tram Shed’ in Glasgow in 1989 and the venue went onto become The Tramway. 

Drop-in and see a section of this film, pay what you can afford and enjoy this visually colourful and stimulating spectacle.

Fri 26, July

FREE

Killearn Kirk *G63 9NL

Comedy, B&W, shorts.

Directors: Buster Keaton, Edward Klein, R. Arbuckle.

5:00 PM (1917-23) 90 mins | FREE | PG

Buster Keaton’s physical style of comedy acting has delighted audiences since its creation 100 years ago.   Here we see his individual work and the wonderful comedic group work on film.

Fri 26, July

£20

Killearn Village Hall *G63 9NL

***SPECIAL EVENT*** FILM & BUFFET

Drama, film adaption of a play.
Drama, film adaption of a play.

Director: David Mamet                                        

7:00 PM (1999) 1h 44min | £20 | PG 

Following a theft of a postal-order, a 14-year-old cadet is expelled from Naval College.  Set in the Edwardian era in England, we follow the family with their lawyer’s attempt’s to clear their son’s name. 

Pre-movie: ‘Dead Sea Reels’ - Director Don Coutts.

Starring the late Ian Bannen in one of his last film roles watch him portray a priest with a surprising secret.  Don and the writer Sergio Cascio will be with us and will entertain us with their anecdotes of making Dead Sea Reels.

Sat 27, July

£5

Tir-na-nOg *G63 0NF

Drama, filmed play, David Bowie.
Drama, filmed play, David Bowie.

Director:  Director: Alan Clark

1:30 PM (1982) 63min | £5 | N/C 18+

David Bowie and Zoe Wannamaker are seen in this 80’s adaption of Brecht’s play that was screened on TV in the 80's. Here we see why David Bowie is seen as a versatile artist as he stretches his muscles as an actor while still showing how well he can sing.   


This screening is part of our Movie Hoolie Film Jamoboree weekend and afterwards you are welcome to join us as we discuss the premises of the film, the themes still prevalent today and David Bowie’s influence.

N.B. There is a pricing structure to this film. Concessions are available for members of these unions PAA / Equity /  Writers Guild and MU of minus 25% off the ticket price of £5.  Bring along your membership details and we will give you a cash refund.

Sat 27, July

£5

Balfron High School *G63 0PW

Scottish Drama.
Scottish Drama.

Director: Marilyn Edmond                                       

7:30 PM (2019) 1h 44min | £5 | N/C 15+

Filmed in North Berwick in Scotland and showing off the beautiful Scottish sea-side we follow a young man haunted by depression. 

Sun 28, July

£5

Tir-na-nOg *G63 0NF

French Film.

Director: Jean Cocteau, Rene Clement-uncredited.

10:00 AM (1946) 1H 33min | £5 | PG

A Beautiful young woman takes her father’s place as the prisoner of a mysterious beast who wishes to marry her.

Sun 28, July

FREE

Tir-na-nOg *G63 0NF

Documentaires and a drama.

Directors: Kirsten McLeod, Robert Golden & Chris McGill.

2:30 PM 90 mins | FREE | PG

YOU PLAY YOUR PART - Genre: Documentary.  Campaigning women from Glasgow tell their stories.

ROBERT GOLDEN PICTURE – Genre: Documentary.  To be announced.

TIME AND TIME AGAIN– Genre: Short Drama.  About life during the UCS take-over of the Govan dockyards in the 70's.

We would like to thank Plantation Productions and Robert Golden Pictures for kindly supplying these films and coming to join us.

              ROUND-TABLE DISCUSSION AFTERWARDS.

Sun 28, July

By Donation

Tir-na-nOg Holistic Centre, Movie Hoolie Tent

*Special Event* Final Fling afterwards, bar, live-music and craic.

Documentary, music, opera, life.
Robert Golden Film

Director: Robert Golden
7:30 PM (2007) 50 min | £15 | N/C PG
A wonderful documentary about the making of an opera honouring the Sevdah music traditions of Bosnia and
Herzegovina. Starring Scottish composer Nigel Osborne
and Opera Circus a UK based musical charity.

Sat 20, July

£5

THE FEELING OF BEING WATCHED

Killearn Kirk *G63 9NL

FBI Surveillance

Director:  Assia Boundaoui

1h 26 min (2018) N/C 12A

When journalist Assia Boundaoui investigates runners of surveillance in her Arab-American neighbourhood in Chicago she uncover one of the largest FBI terrorism probes conducted before 9/11 and reveals its enduring impact on the community.

Cast: Christina Abraham / Assia Boundaoui / Iman Boundaoui