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Federal Film Society Relaunches 

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The brilliant team that brought Federal Films to life and ran it seamlessly for over 20 years has now handed the reigns to a new enthusiastic team of locals.

Satirical black comedy Triangle of Sadness will be the first film for the return of Federal Film Society on Saturday at the Federal Hall.

Triangle of Sadness received an eight-minute standing ovation when it was screened at the 2022 Cannes Film Festival and went on to win the Palme d’Or.

This highly acclaimed and excruciatingly hilarious comedy was also nominated for three Academy Awards including Best Film.

Woody Harrelson, as the ship’s captain, almost steals the show, but then Dolly De Leon, as the below-deck survivalist, was a deserved nominee for best supporting actress at the Oscars.

A gourmet Indian feast prepared by local chef Dave Ness includes his famous Pondicherry pork, pumpkin and pea dahl, basmati rice, leafy greens, and homemade chutneys and relishes. Tea, coffee, and cake will also be on offer, with all proceeds going to Federal Loves Refugees. 

Dinner is $17 per person and will be served from 6pm with the film starting at 8pm. For more information search Federal film society on Facebook and Instagram.

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