Sunday September 1 – Harare Film Society’s World War 2 movies week. As Sep 3 is the 80th anniversary of the start of WW2, HFS hosts a series of films made before or during the war or in the decades since focused on the event and the people involved. A great selection of top films, open at all ages.
Sun Sep 1 – 2.30pm, Mrs Miniver (1942); 5.30pm, Adolf Hitler: My Part In His Downfall (a comedy by Spike Milligan, one of the original Goons);
Mon Sep 2 at 7 pm – All Quiet On The Western Front, the classic anti-war story made in 1929;
Tues Sep 3 at 7 pm - The Darkest Hour, with Gary Oldman in his 2017 Best Actor Oscar-winning role as Winston Churchill;
Weds Sept 4 at 7 pm – The Longest Day, the classic film from 1961 about D-Day in 1944;
Thurs Sep 5 – Casablanca, described as the ultimate love story in wartime, starring Ingrid Bergman and Humphrey Bogart (1943);
Fri Sep 6 at 7 pm – The Battle of Britain, the 1970 film about the 1940 do-or-die battle to save the UK from the Nazi onslaught;
Sat Sep 7 at 7 pm – Memphis Belle, the much-lauded film about an American crew and aircraft in the battle for the skies above Europe (made in 1985).
Tickets $10 for members, $15 for non-members. Season tickets for three or more films. Book at The Spotlight.
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