VALE – BRUCE LEONARD – CINEMA PIONEER

Friends and colleagues are mourning Bruce Leonard as a passionate and committed stalwart of the Australian cinema industry. Leonard, who died at his Sydney home last Wednesday, aged 75, dedicated a large part of his life to the Society of Australian Cinema Pioneers and the Motion Picture Industry Benevolent Society (MPIBS) as national secretary/treasurer of…

Theatre Lives Again

The Art-Deco Star Theatre at Invermay (Launceston) has served as a Vinnie’s (St. Vincent De Paul) store since 1969, but is now being remodelled to reopen as an Arthouse cinema complete with eatery and micro-brewery. Work has been underway since April 2017, and there are hopes to have the historic theatre operational before Christmas 2017.