Here is a collection of news articles from each of our state branches.

VALE – JOHN POLITZER. Written by Don Groves

   John Politzer, a highly respected exhibitor and distributor who was an influential supporter of Australian films, died on Thursday 8th March 2018 after a long illness, aged 83. As Greater Union’s programming manager from 1979 until 1995, he championed dozens of local films including Sunday, Too Far Away, Caddie, Fran, Kitty and the Bagman, Bliss, Praise and Strictly Ballroom.…

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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.

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