Current Films

Tickets are $14.00 across the board, not bad aye! You don't need to book your tickets online folks there is generally plenty of space in our regular movie sessions. If it is a special event we will have online ticketing options available.

Ingrid Goes West

Rating: R16 Violence, offensive language, drug use, sex scenes & suicide

Running time: 1 hr 38 mins

STARTS Nov 23
Following the death of her mother and a series of self-inflicted setbacks, young Ingrid Thorburn (Plaza) escapes a humdrum existence by moving out West to befriend her Instagram obsession, LA socialite Taylor Sloane (Olsen). After a quick bond is forged between these unlikeliest of friends, the façade begins to crack in both women’s lives.

Aubrey Plaza (Safety Not Guaranteed) leads this dark comedy as a mentally disturbed woman who chases a social media star (Elizabeth Olsen, Captain America: Civil War). Co-stars O'Shea Jackson Jr. (Straight Outta Compton) and Wyatt Russell (Everybody Wants Some).

Kedi

Rating: 1 hr 19 mins

Running time: G

STARTS NOV 16
For millennia, cats have roamed the city of Istanbul. Granted freedom and respect, they wander in and out of people's lives, an essential part of this rich and proud city. Claiming no owners, they live between two worlds. They bring joy and purpose to those they choose to adopt, acting as mirrors to the people of Istanbul and allowing them to reflect on their lives in unique and touching ways. Observing the lives of seven very different cats, and the people who know them, Kedi is an examination of one of our oldest animal companions, and the ways they enrich our lives.

Kiwi Christmas

Rating: PG

Running time: 1 hr 19 mins

STARTS NOV 30
Fed up with the materialism of Christmas, Santa runs away to New Zealand for a summer holiday. When two Kiwi kids figure out who he is, they have to find a way to get him back to the North Pole in time for Christmas. From Kiwi director Tony Simpson (Derby Dogs).

Waru

Rating: M Violence, offensive language, sex scenes, and content that may disturb

Running time: 1 hr 26mins

STARTS OCT 19
Following the death of a child, eight Māori women are confronted by guilt, pride and defeat but will ultimately risk everything for the greater good of their community.

Eight female Māori directors have each contributed a ten minute vignette, presented as
a continuous shot in real time, that unfolds around the tangi (funeral) of a small boy
(Waru) who died at the hands of his caregiver. The vignettes are all subtly interlinked
and each follow one of eight female Māori lead characters during the same moment in
time as they come to terms with Waru's death and try to find a way forward in their community. In Māori, waru means 8.

A Mindful Choice

Rating: G

Running time: 1 hr 13mins

TWO SCREENINGS ONLY!
NOV 16 & 19, 6pm

A New Zealand documentary on mindfulness and mediatation. The film - produced by two Ishaya monks from Greymouth - raises the possibility that humanity could live in peace. For this, a shift in consciousness is required; a shift that starts with each of us choosing for our own inner peace and happiness.

Raise Our Men - Special Screening

Rating: Doco

Tuesday 28 November
Brought to you by Tauawhi - Tairawhiti Men's Centre in association with White Ribbon Day
Tickets $10 on the door - film followed by a discussion.
The film discusses New Zealand men’s experiences of being socialised into the ‘Man Box’ behaviours of: being in charge; holding to strict gender roles; appearing tough and only expressing anger; and relying on peer endorsement of masculinity. These are all key risks for using violence. The focus of ‘Raise Our Men’ is on how men have broken out of this ‘Man Box’ to be more equitable, flexible, healthy, satisfied and respectful.

Rating: M Offensive language & nudity

Running time: 1 hr 47 mins

STARTS DEC 7
Wimbledon, 1980. The rainiest summer in decades. The world is waiting to see the number one tennis player in the world, Björn Borg, claim his fifth Wimbledon title. But few know of the drama behind the scenes: at only 24, Borg is close to the end - run-down, worn out and ridden with anxiety. Meanwhile, the challenger John McEnroe, 20, has decided to replace his former hero on the Wimbledon throne.

Borg/McEnroe is a story about the price of success. How the world’s two best tennis players, already in their early twenties, are imprisoned by their own careers. Two athletes constantly reduced to each other’s opposites by a commercialized tennis industry: the cartoonish ”lce Borg” and ”Superbrat”. Two rivals who, during Wimbledon 1980, are forced to realize that the only person capable of understanding what they are going through is their worst enemy

No Ordinary Sheila

Rating: Doco

Running time: 1 hr 37 mins

TWO SCREENINGS ONLY!
Thurs 26 October
Wed 8 November
If you haven’t already heard of Sheila Natusch, prepare to be inspired. The life story of this nonagenarian natural historian, illustrator and writer is a beautiful, truly Antipodean journey, made with love by her cousin and long-time Kiwi filmmaker, Hugh Macdonald (This is New Zealand).

Viewers will love this radiant, defiant and unconventional life story which ranges from the southern wilds to the rugged Wellington coastline, where Sheila still lived until very recently, without car, TV, lipstick or alcohol, planning to “get the last bit of fun out of life that there is.