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VIRTUAL VIEWING PARTY: Playtime (1967)

VIRTUAL VIEWING PARTY: Playtime (1967)

Date & Time

February 11, 2021 - 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm


Playtime (1967)

 

This will be a virtual event via Zoom and Beamafilm.

💥There is a TWO STEP registration process:

1. Register below to receive the Zoom meeting details.

CLICK HERE TO Register


2. 
You must have a Beamafilm account to watch the film.

Please set up a Beamafilm account at least 2-3 days before the event so that there are no issues on the day. Beamafilm is 100% FREE for SMSA members. Non-members may join SMSA or use their existing Beamafilm accounts. No action is required if you already have a Beamafilm account.

 

Playtime (1967)

Directed by Jacques Tati

Comedy | French with English Subtitles | 119 mins | G

Starring Jacques Tati, Barbara Dennek and Rita Maiden

Clumsy Monsieur Hulot (Jacques Tati) finds himself perplexed by the intimidating complexity of a gadget-filled Paris. He attempts to meet with a business contact but soon becomes lost. His roundabout journey parallels that of an American tourist (Barbara Dennek), and as they weave through the inventive urban environment, they intermittently meet, developing an interest in one another. They eventually get together at a chaotic restaurant, along with several other quirky characters.

 

How the Virtual Viewing Party will work

This “Virtual Viewing Party” will provide film lovers with an opportunity to discuss this film with like-minded people. We will convene on Zoom for a short introduction by Peter Rainey, then you will be prompted to log into Beamafilm* to watch the film. After the film finishes, we will reconvene on Zoom for a wrap up discussion and questions.

SCHEDULE

1.30pm   Zoom Introduction

2.00pm   Watch film on Beamafilm

4.10pm   Zoom wrap up discussion and questions

Click here to register, and see below information about setting up a Beamafilm account.

IMPORTANT: YOU MUST HAVE A BEAMAFILM ACCOUNT

To watch this film, you will need to have a Beamafilm account. Beamafilm is 100% free for SMSA members.

Please make sure you set up your Beamafilm account at least 2-3 days before the event.

It is your responsibility to do this ahead of time, as staff will not be available to assist you on the day of the screening. 

To set up your Beamafilm account:

  • SMSA members can set up a Beamafilm account for FREE using your SMSA Member Number, which can be found on the back of your membership card or by emailing the Library at library@smsa.org.au. Beamafilm is 100% free for SMSA members.  Click here to set up your Beamafilm account.
  • Non-members are welcome join SMSA at smsa.org.au/join or use their existing Beamafilm account. Once our Library has processed your membership and sent you your Member Number, you can then create your free Beamfilm account.  NB: Please allow 2-3 additional days for the Library to process your membership and send your SMSA Member Number to you. Memberships cannot be processed over the weekend.

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