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About the Gundaroo Film Society

Welcome to the Gundaroo Film Society — one of Australia’s oldest film societies,

still running in the same venue since 1905.

All films are screened at the Gundaroo Soldiers Memorial Hall,

a historic public hall built as the Elite Skating rink in 1890.

From rudimentary beginnings — projections from the back of trucks into the hall, and the occasional  outside showing — through to reel-to-reel projectors in a fireproof projection room, the society now boasts a high definition digital cinema projector, a drop-down screen, surround sound and an enthusiasm for film.

The Gundaroo Film Society (GFS) is a non-profit organisation run by volunteers with a large and friendly structure.  Screenings are always great social events.  The society plans a program of films for each year with screenings, one or two films, once a month on a Saturday night. Members are invited to bring food and drinks along to the hall to enjoy and tables are set up as part of the theatre.

Occasionally we provide an optional fund-raising two-course meal before the film. See below for further information on these events. 


For the GFS to operate within Government COVID guidelines, all attendees will be required to abide by the current Government COVID-19 requirements and any specific requirements of the Gundaroo Hall committee.

As a full member you are entitled to invite three guests per year. 

Membership is open to all Gundaroo and surrounding region residents, including Canberra.


In 2024 members have access to 14 films over 10 screenings.

The cost for new and renewing members is $50  per person.

From July half-yearly membership is available for $30 per person.


See the 2024 film program below.

Here is the 2024 Program


2024 Membership - Why not Join now!

Throughout the year we usually hold two "Meal and Movie Nights" to raise funds for the Gundaroo Hall. These nights are run by the Hall Committee and a host of volunteers, with tickets usually $35-$40 per person for a tasty two-course meal. Members who choose not to have the catered meal can still bring a BYO meal or come along after the meal to enjoy the film. These fund-raisers help with the upkeep of the hall as well as ongoing costs for the media and digital equipment used by the Film Society.

The Gundaroo Film Society is a member of the

NSW Federation of Film Societies

 which is a member of the

 Australian Council of Film Societies.

Interested - Please drop us a line

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