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Celluloid Dreams at Dendy Newtown

Dendy Newtown
Dendy Newtown
261-263 King Street, Newtown NSW 2042

Tuesday 26 September 2023 from 6:30pm to 8:45pm Tuesday 17 October 2023 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm Tuesday 31 October 2023 from 6:30pm to 8:45pm Tuesday 31 October 2023 from 9pm to 10:35pm Tuesday 21 November 2023 from 6:30pm to 9:05pm Tuesday 12 December 2023 from 6:30pm to 8:45pm


Adult: $24Concession: $20Student : $19.50Child: $17.50Senior: $16

The reel celluloid film experience is back in 2023 at Dendy Newtown with 35mm screenings on the big screen as part of our Celluloid Dreams program! 

We have sourced the original 35mm prints to present these films just as the directors’ intended them to be seen on glorious celluloid film.

MEAN STREETS - 50 Years of Scorsese Celebration

Step into Martin Scorsese’s gritty world of intrigue, danger, and unrelenting action in the shadowy underworld of New York's lower East Side in the early 1970s. Starring Robert De Niro and Harvey Keitel and elevated by stunning visuals and a gripping storyline, Scorsese thrusts you into the heart of a city teeming with rival gangs, unexpected twists, and adrenaline-pumping challenges.

AFTER HOURS - 50 Years of Scorsese Celebration

Experience urban paranoia to the nth degree in this dark comedy directed by Martin Scorsese. After a chance encounter with a beautiful stranger, a bored yuppie is led through a harrowing night of mistaken identity, accidental death, and bloodthirsty mobs on his way home from New York City's SoHo district. A rollercoaster of a movie that will keep you guessing till dawn, Scorsese delivers a night of cinematic insanity that will leave you hooked from start to finish.

HALLOWEEN - 45th Anniversary + Halloween Night Screening

Join us for our Halloween Night Screening of John Carpenter’s seminal horror classic that gave birth to one of cinema’s most terrifying icons and pioneered the slasher genre. Experience Michael Myers’ chilling game of cat and mouse where every shadow hides a nightmare as Jamie Lee Curtis’ Laurie Strode is pitted against the very embodiment of evil who continues to haunt your dreams 45 years later.

THE BLAIR WITCH PROJECT - Halloween Night Screening

Don’t miss your chance to re-live the groundbreaking phenomenon at our Halloween Night Screening of the film that gave birth to the found-footage horror genre. A groundbreaking work that broke the internet before breaking the internet was even a thing, venture back into the Black Hills Forest and experience the tension, paranoia, and dread that blurred the line between fiction and reality and changed horror cinema forever.


Dive into Stanley Kubrick’s dystopian masterpiece and a mesmerizing journey through the mind of a charismatic yet twisted delinquent. Led by an unforgettable performance from Malcolm McDowell and set against a darkly surreal backdrop, this iconic work explores the boundaries of free will, morality, and society's grip on human nature. Brace yourself for a thought-provoking, visually stunning odyssey that will leave an indelible mark on your psyche.


From auteur director Luc Besson and starring Jean Reno as a skilled hitman with a strict code and future Oscar winner Natalie Portman as a young girl seeking revenge, experience the masterpiece that delivers gripping action and unexpected tenderness in equal measure. With pulse-pounding suspense, emotional depth, and electrifying performances, this film transcends genres in a symphony of action and emotion that will stay with you long after the credits roll.