Foreign films illuminate Newcastle screens during Art Gallery Society's Six Summer Flicks series

THERE is still time to catch the Newcastle Art Gallery Society Six Summer Flicks series at Newcastle's Tower Cinemas.

French film A Lady in Paris kicked off the series last night with the UK's Broken to screen tonight.

Black and white German film Oh Boy will screen tomorrow night.

It tells of Niko, who has dropped out of law school, but continues to cash his father's cheques.

Romanian flick Child's Pose screens next Tuesday, January 21.

Winner of the Golden Bear 2013 Berlin International Film Festival, this is a disquieting yet compassionate film set in contemporary Bucharest.

The drama centres on a wealthy woman, who leads a life of privilege and social power. However, the one thing she craves, the affection of her son, eludes her.

The French genre is back next Wednesday, January 22, with Looking for Hortense, with Belgium film Tenderness to screen next Thursday, January 23.

Tickets are available from towercinemas.com.au, $12 for members and concession or $15 for non-members. Films start from 6.30pm each night.

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