• From the Director of Winter’s Bone “For years Will (Ben Foster, Hell or High Water) and his teenage daughter, Tom (New Zealander Thomasin McKenzie) have lived off the grid, blissfully undetected by authorities in a vast nature reserve on the […]

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  • THE FEARLESS, REBELLIOUS AND EXTRAORDINARY LIFE OF ALEXANDER McQUEEN Alexander McQueen’s rags-to-riches story is a modern-day fairy tale, laced with the gothic. Mirroring the savage beauty, boldness and vivacity of his design, this documentary is an intimate revelation of […]

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  • Infiltrate Hate It’s the early 1970s, a time of great social upheaval as the struggle for civil rights rages on. Ron Stallworth (John David Washington) becomes the first African-American detective on the Colorado Springs Police Department, but his arrival […]

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  • 27 Sep 2018

    Be careful what you unleash

    Moll, a young redheaded woman, puts on a yellow sundress and stares at herself in the mirror. Downstairs, guests gather for her birthday party. Moll’s shoulders hunch inwards, her arms are

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  • 27 Sep 2018

    HERO.ICON.DISSENTER

    At the age of 84, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has developed a breathtaking legal legacy while becoming an unexpected pop culture icon. But without a definitive Ginsburg biography, the

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  • 04 Oct 2018

    Based on a true story

    Gus Van Sant (Milk) directs Joaquin Phoenix, Jonah Hill and Rooney Mara in this uplifting biopic on Portlandian artist John Callahan.

    “John Callahan has a lust for life, a

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  • 04 Oct 2018

    Do not miss the special Q&A screening with Director Dustin Feneley on October 9th at 6pm!

    In a cold and remote landscape, two strangers struggle to repair their broken pasts. A young man is on parole after serving time

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  • 11 Oct 2018

    All Roads Lead Here

    Seven strangers, each with a secret to bury, meet at Lake Tahoe’s El Royale, a rundown hotel with a dark past. Over the course of one fateful night, everyone will have a last shot at redemptionR

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  • 11 Oct 2018

    Since igniting the punk movement with ex-partner and Sex Pistols’ manager Malcolm McLaren, Dame Vivienne Westwood has been redefining British fashion for over 40 years, and is responsible for creating many of the most distinctive looks of our ti

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  • 18 Oct 2018

    Sometimes don’t you just want to switch off and rock out? Listen to some sweet beats and feel the rhythm? Welcome to a collection of short films that will lift your heart and tap your toes. It’s full of weirdos and misfits cutting loose on the

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  • 19 Oct 2018

    Sometimes it’s fun to give yourself the creeps. Embrace the thrill of tension, giggles and scares. This collection of short films does just that. It’s a difficult skill to deliver a real thriller or a story with a twist in less than 20 minutes

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  • 20 Oct 2018

    Short films are great for kids! This section of the programme is suitable for the whole family to enjoy. And it’s got some of the best shorts. On an underwater adventure, meet a sneezing dragon and a very hungry bird. Discover the true meaning o

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  • 20 Oct 2018

    Too hard to pick which films to see? We get it. This selection includes some of our most vibrant, fun and heart-warming shorts from New Zealand and around the world. It’s a great way to sample what Show Me Shorts is all about. The films on offer

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  • 21 Oct 2018

    The seven short films in this collection explore the lives of South Koreans and what is important to them. Their history, fears and dreams. Myths and legends. The ties that bind them, and what threats might break their families apart. With comedy,

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  • 21 Oct 2018

    What keeps us together? Aroha? Obligation? Duty? Our loves, whānau and wider community are part of our identity. The people in this collection of short films are tightly wound and tightly bound. Kindred spirits seeking human connection and findin

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  • 22 Oct 2018

    Sometimes the real battle is with yourself. We’ve all got our own challenges, but it’s how we deal with them that really defines us. The characters in these films have lost identity, respect, love, innocence, sanity, passion or freedom. But th

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  • 25 Oct 2018

    Nobody wants to be ordinary

    Spencer Reinhard, Warren Lipka, Eric Borsuk and Chas Allen are four friends who live an ordinary existence in Kentucky. After a visit to Transylvania University, Lipka comes up with the idea to s

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  • 27 Oct 2018

    Begin to heal

    A cinema feature film by Māori psychologist/filmmaker Paora Joseph, director of Tātarakihi: Children of Parihaka, MĀUI’S HOOK is a raw, compelling road trip of loss, forgiveness and redemption.

    Hos

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  • 01 Nov 2018

    BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY is a foot-stomping celebration of Queen, their music and their extraordinary lead singer Freddie Mercury, who defied stereotypes and shattered convention to become one of the most beloved entertainers on the planet.

    The fi

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  • 01 Nov 2018

    Fresh from the NZ International Film Festival

    YELLOW IS FORBIDDEN is a modern day Cinderella story where the brave, diminutive and daring heroine’s dream doesn’t end at the ball – China’s Guo Pei is

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  • 08 Nov 2018

    Give Your Soul To The Dance

    As a darkness builds at the center of a world-renowned dance company, its artistic director (Swinton), a young American new to the troupe (Johnson), and a grieving psychotherapist (Ebersdorf) bec

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  • 15 Nov 2018

    This Story is Mostly True.

    Based on the true story of Forrest Tucker (Robert Redford), from his audacious escape from San Quentin at the age of 70 to an unprecedented string of heists that confounded authorities and enchant

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  • 15 Nov 2018

    The queen of polka dots

    Kusama – Infinity explores Yayoi Kusama’s fierce determination to become a world-renowned artist. Kusama was born into a conservative family in rural Japan and she made her way to America on

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  • 22 Nov 2018

    Palme d’or Winner 2018

    A Japanese couple stuck with part-time jobs and hence inadequate incomes avail themselves of the fruits of shoplifting to make ends meet. They are not alone in this behaviour. T

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  • 10 Jan2019

    Based on true events

    Hotel Mumbai tells the astonishing true story of the victims and survivors of the devastating attacks on Mumbai in 2008. A story which fearlessly tackles the defining global issues of our time. A story

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  • TBA

    Another Kind Of Rocky.

    While driving home during a rain filled night, straight-laced lovebirds Brad Majors and Janet Weiss end up by chance at the castle of one Dr. Frank-N-Furter and his strange and bizarre entourage and f

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  • TBA

     Your golden ticket to imagination and adventure!

    Join us for this special screening of the 1971 classic Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory starring Gene Wilder.

    This is a family favourite not to be missed on t

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  • TBA

    In space, no one can hear you scream.

    In deep space, the crew of the commercial starship Nostromo is awakened from their cryo-sleep capsules halfway through their journey home to investigate a distress call from an alien ve

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  • TBA

    Small town. Big crime. Dead cold.

    “Fargo” is a reality-based crime drama set in Minnesota in 1987. Jerry Lundegaard (William H. Macy) is a car salesman in Minneapolis who has gotten himself into debt and is so d

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  • TBA

    Check-in. Relax. Take a shower.

    Phoenix secretary Marion Crane (Janet Leigh), on the lam after stealing $40,000 from her employer in order to run away with her boyfriend, Sam Loomis (John Gavin), is overcome by exhaustion d

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  • TBA

    Brilliant. Cunning. Psychotic.

    Jodie Foster stars as Clarice Starling, a top student at the FBI’s training academy. Jack Crawford (Scott Glenn) wants Clarice to interview Dr. Hannibal Lecter (Anthony Hopkins), a brill

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  • 18 Oct 2018

    Sometimes don’t you just want to switch off and rock out? Listen to some sweet beats and feel the rhythm? Welcome to a collection of short films that will lift your heart and tap your toes. It’s full of weirdos and misfits cutting loose on the

    Read More

  • 19 Oct 2018

    Sometimes it’s fun to give yourself the creeps. Embrace the thrill of tension, giggles and scares. This collection of short films does just that. It’s a difficult skill to deliver a real thriller or a story with a twist in less than 20 minutes

    Read More

  • 20 Oct 2018

    Short films are great for kids! This section of the programme is suitable for the whole family to enjoy. And it’s got some of the best shorts. On an underwater adventure, meet a sneezing dragon and a very hungry bird. Discover the true meaning o

    Read More

  • 20 Oct 2018

    Too hard to pick which films to see? We get it. This selection includes some of our most vibrant, fun and heart-warming shorts from New Zealand and around the world. It’s a great way to sample what Show Me Shorts is all about. The films on offer

    Read More

  • 21 Oct 2018

    The seven short films in this collection explore the lives of South Koreans and what is important to them. Their history, fears and dreams. Myths and legends. The ties that bind them, and what threats might break their families apart. With comedy,

    Read More

  • 21 Oct 2018

    What keeps us together? Aroha? Obligation? Duty? Our loves, whānau and wider community are part of our identity. The people in this collection of short films are tightly wound and tightly bound. Kindred spirits seeking human connection and findin

    Read More

  • 22 Oct 2018

    Sometimes the real battle is with yourself. We’ve all got our own challenges, but it’s how we deal with them that really defines us. The characters in these films have lost identity, respect, love, innocence, sanity, passion or freedom. But th

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