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Welcome to Dome Cinema

The Dome room has long had a reputation for bewitching its guests. Lingering between the pools of soft light glowing down from the domes, wondering where in the world they are. Many think of her thick red carpet, they've kicked off many a shoe to dance bare foot where billiard balls once fell in boisterous games of old. Likewise, the Dome Cinema is a charming mixture of the modern and fun, of old elegance and romance. Somehow it makes you feel right at home.

We invite you to come cosy up with a drink, and a pizza. For some good old fashioned entertainment, an experience to engage the senses and capture the imagination, welcome to the Dome Cinema...

Screening times

Sunday 14 December

6.30pm 20,000 Days On Earth - FINAL



Wednesday 17 December

6.30pm Hip Hop-eration


Thursday 18 December


Psychedelic 50's and 60's surf music and R'n'B

Ricky Boyd, Matthew Armitage (Byron Bay), Anthony Waigth and guests.

Bar open from 6pm, music from 8pm

$7 on the door


Friday 19 December

THE RESIDENTS and special guests

jamming in the bar

Open from 5.30pm, $5


Saturday 20 December


DJ SIR VERE and more!

Dress to impress and win an R&V New Years pass

$10 on the door



Sunday 21 December

6.30pm Finding Vivian Maier




 You can also call 08 324 3005 at any time for these screening times. Sign up to our mailing list to receive screening times and Dome News each week. The DOME BAR is open for beer, wine, gin & tonic & ginger beer, icecream, sweet treats and pizzas during every film and from 6pm each Friday with live music to bring on the weekend!



Showing this month

Hip Hop-eration

Rating: PG - offensive language / Running time: 1 hr 33 mins
A wonderfully warm and energetic Kiwi adventure. Hip Hop-eration follows a troupe of courageous and cheeky senior citizens on their extraordinary quest to perform at the World Hip Hop Championships in Las Vegas.

Hip Hop-eration is a poetic, feel-good film that proves age has no limits and that Hip Hop can set you free. It will make you want to celebrate life regardless of age or condition.

" Pure SuperGold: celebrates the spirit of Nanas everywhere." Helene Wong, NZ Listener.

Finding Vivian Maier

Rating: Doco / Running time: 1 hr 23 mins
A documentary about the discovery of over 100,000 photographs and negatives taken by the late Vivian Maier, a nanny who kept her passion for photography a secret from even her closest friends. John Maloof was the real estate agent who won the photographs at an auction, only to discover the secret life of the accomplished street photographer.

Maier travelled all over the world during the 1950s and 1960s, visiting the roughest parts of cities to take the most interesting portraits of the people she saw. It is only now that she is receiving recognition for her work that she kept hidden from the world when she was alive.

Mr Turner

Running time: 2 hr 29 mins

From writer-director Mike Leigh (Another Year), an exploration of the life and work of the eccentric British impressionist great J.M.W. Turner (1775-1851). Stars Leigh's frequent collaborators Timothy Spall (The King’s Speech) in a Best Actor award-winning performance at Cannes 2014, Paul Jesson (Coriolanus) and Ruth Sheen (Vanity Fair).

"Profoundly affected by the death of his father, loved by a housekeeper he takes for granted and occasionally exploits sexually, Turner forms a close relationship with a seaside landlady with whom he eventually lives incognito in Chelsea, where he dies. Throughout this, he travels, paints, stays with the country aristocracy, visits brothels, is a popular if anarchic member of the Royal Academy of Arts, has himself strapped to the mast of a ship so that he can paint a snowstorm, and is both celebrated and reviled by the public and by royalty." (Cannes Film Festival)


Rating: M Offensive language, sexual references and drug use / Running time: 2 hrs

Rousing, true story comedy-drama on the bitter 1984 Miners' strike in Margaret Thatcher's Britain, which fosters an unlikely union of solidarity between embattled mineworkers and the militant gay and lesbian community. Stars Bill Nighy, Dominic West and Imelda Staunton.

At the Gay Pride March in London '84, a group of gay and lesbian activists decide to raise money to support the families of the striking miners. Though the Union seems embarrassed to receive their support, the activists are not deterred. They decide to ignore the Union and go direct to the miners - setting off in a mini bus to the a village in deepest Wales, to make their donation in person. So begins this true story of two seemingly alien communities who form a surprising partnership.

What We Did On Our Holiday

Running time: 1 hr 35 mins

British comedy heart-warmer from the creators of BBC series Outnumbered. Doug (David Tennant), Abi (Rosamund Pike) and their three rug rats head to the Scottish Highlands for grandad's (Billy Connolly) birthday, whilst trying to keep their impending divorce a secret.

Folies Bergere

Rating: M - drug use and offensive language / Running time: 1 hr 38 mins
French comedy starring Isabelle Huppert (The Piano Teacher) as the wife of a prize cattle breeder in regional France. Bored of a life of routine, Brigitte sets off for Paris under the guise of a doctor's appointment. There, she meets a charming Danish gent (Michael Nyqvist, The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo), and allows herself to be flattered by his attentions...


Rating: M / Running time: 1 hr 44 mins

Australian true crime drama about a nurse falsely accused of rape. Stripped of his life and freedom, Will (newcomer Nathan Wilson) is forced to survive maximum security jail and its inmates, including hard criminal, Jimmy (Martin Sacks). Meanwhile, the legal battle to free him continues, lead by his family and a lawyer (Erin Connor) convinced of his innocence.



Coral Reef a night of Surf, Psychedelic, Blues and Rhythm and Blues featuring Matthew Armitage (Byron Bay), Anthony Waigth, and Ricky Boyd.

Bar open from 6pm, music from 8pm, $7 on the door
Coral reef draft copy


PBC Summer Nights presents

hosted by Brazil Beat & MC Dreadeye

Dress to impress and be in to win a Rhythm and Vines New Years pass

10pm / $10


21st January 2015

Come and join us for a night of female inspired surf films:

Doors open at 6.30pm for pizzas and refreshments in the garden bar.
Screenings start at 7.30pm.
Adults $10/ children $5

Register at for the full days activities and receive a movie night discount.

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The Dome Cinema is located in the Poverty Bay Club building on the corner of Childers Rd & Customhouse St in Gisborne

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