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.

Road Trip Niger - EVENT

Rating: Doco

Running time: 1hr 10mins

TUESDAY 27 JUNE
One night event - Film followed by talk and Q&A session.
$15 on the door.

Rebecca Jones, who lives in Gisborne, is also the medical director for a charity project the Nomad Foundation. Rebecca, an obstetrician-gynecologist, spends some of her time in Niger training traditional birth attendants to decrease maternal and infant mortality among nomads.

Rebecca brings to us 'Road Trip Niger', a documentary about the Nomads of Niger to introduce us to look into their unique culture.

The film will be followed by a talk from Rebecca about her experiences and a Q&A session.

This Beautiful Fantastic

Rating: PG Course language

Running time: 1hr 32mins

STARTS JUNE 22
A young aspiring author (Downton Abbey's Jessica Brown Findlay) and a cantankerous, rich old widower (two-time Oscar nominee Tom Wilkinson) begin an unlikely friendship in this British romantic drama.

When Bella (Findlay) is forced by her landlord to deal with her neglected garden or face eviction, she meets her nemesis, match and mentor in Alfie Stephenson (Wilkinson), the grouchy, loveless old man who lives next door and is an amazing horticulturalist

The Time of Their Lives

Rating: M Nudity, drug use & offensive language

Running time: 1hr 44mins

STARTS JUNE 22

“THIS YEAR’S MOST HILARIOUS, FEEL-GOOD FILM!” the daily mail

Determined to gate-crash her ex-lover’s funeral on the glamorous French hideaway of Îe-de-Ré, former Hollywood siren Helen (Joan Collins) escapes her London retirement home with the help of Priscilla (Pauline Collins), a repressed English housewife stuck in a dwindling marriage.

Pooling their limited resources, they hit the road in a race to get to Île-de-Ré, becoming entangled in a love triangle with a reclusive Italian millionaire (Franco Nero) along the way. On this unforgettable journey, they find true friendship in one another – and have the time of their lives.

Adult Life Skills

Rating: M Offensive language & sexual references

Running time: 1hr 36mins

STARTS JUNE 8

★★★★ “FUNNY, IMAGINATIVE AND CAPTIVATING” TOTAL FILM
★★★★ “HILARIOUSLY FUNNY” THE LIST

Anna is stuck: she’s approaching 30 and living in her mum’s garden shed. A week before her birthday her Mum serves her an ultimatum - she needs to move out. Naturally, Anna tells her Mum to “back the f-off”. However, when her school friend comes to visit, Anna’s self-imposed isolation becomes impossible to maintain. Soon she is entangled with a troubled eight year old boy obsessed with Westerns, and the local estate agent whose awkward interpersonal skills continually undermine his attempts to seduce her.

Hippopotamus

Rating: R16 Offensive language, sex scenes and sexual references

Running time: 1 hr 29 mins

A disgraced poet (Roger Allam) is summoned to a friend's country manor to investigate a series of unexplained miracles in this Brit comedy. Adapted from Stephen Fry's novel of the same name.

Pecking Order

Rating: PG course language

Running time: 1 hr 24.41 mins

STARTS MAY 18
Join members of the 148-year-old Christchurch Poultry, Bantam and Pigeon Club in the lead up to the NZ National Show, as they battle history (and each other) in their quest for glory. Audiences will be introduced to an endearing and eclectic group of ‘chick fanciers’, each hoping to take away the top prize, including Doug the determined Club President, Rhys the young upstart, Sarah the chicken whisperer, Ian the exacting judge, Mark the voice of reason and Brian the lovable champion. ‘Pecking Order’ is a hilarious, unique, and heart-warming slice of Kiwiana which is sure to delight and surprise audiences of all ages.

HANDSOME DEVIL

Rating: M Violence and offensive language

Running time: 1 hr 35 mins

“A Jaunty and Joyous Tale.” SCREEN INTERNATIONAL
“Pretty Darn Impossible to Resist.” HOLLYWOOD REPORTER

Love books, love music, hate school.

Studious Ned feels like the only one at his Irish boys boarding school who doesn’t share the school obsession with rugby. But at the start of a new term Ned’s world is rocked by his bold new English teacher (Andrew Scott), who encourages him to form an unlikely friendship with Conor, Ned’s tough but protective new roommate – who happens to be a rugby star.

Sweet, sympathetic and with a great soundtrack, Handsome Devil will delight those who remember the joy and pain of growing up.

‘The sweetness, poignancy and breezy humour make it pretty darn impossible to resist.’ - The Hollywood Reporter

Polina

Rating: TBA

Running time: 1hr 52mins

STARTS JULY 6
Trained from an early age by rigorous, perfectionist Professor Bojinski, Polina is a promising classic dancer. She is just about to join the prestigious Bolshoi Ballet when she discovers contemporary dance. That throws everything into question on a profound level.

Polina leaves it all behind and moves to France to work with famous choreographer Liria Elsaj (Juliette Binoche – The English Patient, Caché). Despite her determination and hard work to the point of obsession, Polina just can't seem to break through. So she moves to Anvers in search of work - and a new life.

Despite The Falling Snow

Rating: M sex scenes

Running time: 1hr 34mins

STARTS JULY 6
In 1950s Moscow, communist Katya (Rebecca Ferguson) secretly spies for the Americans in the Cold War arms race. When she lands her biggest assignment, stealing secrets from rising government star Alexander (Sam Reid), the last thing she expects is to fall in love with him. When Alexander unwittingly closes the net around his own wife, Katya decides to make the ultimate sacrifice to protect him - a sacrifice that Alexander only uncovers thirty years later.