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Movies and more at Ross House

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Tired of going to the same old cinemas to see the same old films? Interested in social justice issues? Then you should check out Ross House, a place where cinemagoers can enjoy a variety of socially-minded films while contributing to the community at the same time.

For over two decades, the five-storey heritage-listed Ross House has been the only self-managed and community owned non-profit building in Australia. It offers resources for self-help groups and community organisations such as meeting rooms and affordable office space. Tenants that operate from Ross House range from drama clubs and music groups to disability services, Aboriginal advocacy and support for senior citizens and refugees.

Currently, Ross House is screening a series called The Big Picture. On the first Tuesday of every month at 6pm at 247 Flinders Lane Melbourne, a mixed bag of documentaries — covering topics such as climate change, environmental sustainability and grass roots activism — will be screened at the House. Entry is by donation. Popcorn and wine is also available.

The next screening, on Tuesday May 1, will be HOME. Artist-activist Yann Arthus-Bertrand takes us on a journey through visually breathtaking aerial shots filmed in over fifty countries. HOME is a carbon-offset ‘call to action’ that prompts viewers to take on the urgent issue of global warming.

If you’re a film lover with an environmental conscience then this screening is for you. There will be a chat and drinks after the movie.

Ross House is located at 247 Flinders Lane, Melbourne
To find out more about The Big Picture and Ross House visit rosshouse.org.au.



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