Fri 18 Oct 2019. 4—6:25PM
Hal, a wayward prince, ascends the English throne upon his father’s death, and must navigate the palace snake pit, and inherited war and chaos. Presented exclusively as part of limited cinematic run on the big screen at the Len Lye Centre Cinema.
LASFF 2019 - She is Ramona
Thu 17 Oct 2019. 7—8:35PM
Starring renowned stand-up comedian Andrea Ortega as the titular protagonist, a magnetic, upbeat 30-something wrongly fired for her full figure.
Young Visionaries 2019 Ages 9–12 Term 4
Thu 17 Oct–12 Dec. 3.45–5.15PM
Weekly after school art classes where kids are inspired by great art.
LASFF 2019 - The Path of Shadows
Wed 16 Oct 2019. 4—5:10PM
Professor Carlos Mauricio finds himself persecuted by government death squads during the Salvadoran Civil War.
Young Visionaries 2019 Ages 6–8 Term 4
Wed 16 Oct–11 Dec. 3.45–5.15PM
Weekly after school art classes where kids are inspired by great art.
LASFF 2019 - Black Quixotes
Tue 15 Oct 2019. 7—8:30PM
A beggar and a butcher fight for the Princess and the Queen of Spain's love. These characters, without their awareness, will access a place denied for them because of their ethnic and social status.
LASFF 2019 - Why Do My Friends Cry?
Mon 14 Oct 2019. 7—9:10PM
A Cuban drama about four female friends who meet for the first time in 20 years.
Ngahuia Te Awekotuku
Sun 13 Oct 2019. 2—3PM
Join guest speaker Emeritus Professor Ngahuia Te Awekotuku MNZM FAWMM for a discussion on the occasion of Fiona Clark’s exhibition Raw Material.
LASFF 2019 - Gabo, The Magic of Reality
Sun 13 Oct 2019. 11AM—12:40PM
An exploration of the life of Colombian Nobel Laureate Gabriel Garcia Márquez from his humble beginnings until he became one of the most famous Latin American writers.
LASFF 2019 - Broken Panties
Sat 12 Oct 2019. 2—3:55PM
Five women live in a large hacienda in rural Chile: matriarch Matilde, her three biological daughters and an adopted one. Any resemblance to Federico García Lorca’s “The House of Bernarda Alba,” however, ends there.
LASFF 2019 - Ten Days Without Mom
Sat 12 Oct 2019. 11AM—12:50PM
What happens when mom is out of the picture? Experience the trouble of a working dad handling four kids while their mother is away on vacation.
LASFF 2019 - Little Secret
Fri 11 Oct 2019. 7—8:50PM
Based on true events Little Secret is a film with three interlocked stories all connected by a single secret that converge to reveal the tragic yet beautiful lives of three families.
Latin America and Spain Film Festival 2019
Fri 11 Oct - Sun 27 Oct
LASFF is an annual non-profit event which aims to bring together Latin American, Spanish and other New Zealand communities through the big screen.
Thu 10 Oct 2019. 7—8:50PM
A man brutally murdered comes back to life as an undead avenger of his and his fiancée's murder.
Lost and Found and The Lost Thing
'Till Fri 11 Oct 10:30AM & 1:30PM
We screen a variety of free films especially for children in the school holidays.
The Breaker Upperers
Sun 6 Oct 2019. 4—5:35PM
For the right price, BFFs Jen and Mel will ruthlessly end any romance. But when one grows a conscience, it threatens to derail their relationship.
Ghost in the Shell
Sat 5 Oct 2019. 2—3:35PM
A cyborg policewoman and her partner hunt a mysterious and powerful hacker called the Puppet Master.
Olive Bieringa: Follow
Sat 5 Oct 2019. 10:30AM—4:30PM
A one-on-one dance experience in the Gallery where dancers lead you through a unique tour using movement to explore art in new ways.
Thu 3 Oct 2019. 7—9:40PM
Fresh from the NZIFF 2019 line-up, a modern masterpiece of sun-dappled horror.
October School Holiday Art 2019
Wed, Thu, Fri. 10AM—12:30PM
Drop in with your kids to make art that surprises and inspires.
Sun 29 Sep 2019. 4—6:25PM
A love triangle forms between post-Enlightenment writer Friedrich Schiller and two sisters - one who became his wife, and the other, his biographer.
The Legend of Timm Thaler
Sun 29 Sep 2019. 1—2:55PM
The story of Timm, the boy who traded in his infectious laugh for the ability to win any bet.
Sat 28 Sep 2019. 1—2:50PM
The trailblazing author and social campaigner Margaret Atwood hosts a rare live broadcast, with discussion on her hugely successful The Handmaid's Tale and excerpts from her upcoming sequel The Testaments
Sat 28 Sep — Sun 6 Oct. 10:30AM
We screen a variety of free films especially for children in the holidays.
A Taranaki Adventure Comic Strip Competition
Kids, create your own mini adventure comic and be in to win!
Brazilian Film Festival 2019
Fri 27—Sun 29 Sep 2019
The best in new Brazilian cinema selected and presented by the Brazilian Embassy in New Zealand.
Thu 26 Sep 2019. 7—8:30PM
An intimate portrait of those dealing with their dead, supported during the ritual of care after death by a team of women who are ‘giving death back to the people’.
Berberian Sound Studio
Sun 22 Sep 2019. 7—8:45PM
A sound engineer's work for an Italian horror studio becomes a terrifying case of life imitating art.
Fools & Dreamers: Regenerating a Native Forest
Sun 22 Sep 2019. 1—1:30PM
The story of Hinewai Nature Reserve, on Canterbury’s Banks Peninsula, and its kaitiaki/manager of 30 years, botanist Hugh Wilson.
The River is Me
Sun 22 Sep 2019. 11—11:20AM
New Zealand’s Whanganui River is the first river on earth to gain the same legal protections as an individual. The river’s Maori people, who have been fighting for the designation for 150 years.
Sat 21 Sep 2019. 3—5:15PM
A secret military project endangers Neo-Tokyo when it turns a biker gang member into a rampaging psychic psychopath who can only be stopped by two teenagers and a group of psychics.
Sat 21 Sep 2019. 1—2:25PM
An intimate encounter with the human face of food, Meat is an astonishing insight into the hidden world behind the supermarke
Sat 21 Sep 2019. 11AM—12:25PM
An insider’s view of the astonishing range of human activity and scientific work needed to understand the world’s changing climate.
Sat 21 Sep 2019. 10AM—2PM
Experiment with everyday materials to transform them into hanging objects and jewellery.
Phantom of the Paradise
Thu 19 Sep 2019. 7—8:40PM
A disfigured composer sells his soul for the woman he loves so that she will perform his music. However, an evil record tycoon betrays him and steals his music to open his rock palace, The Paradise.
Francis McWhannell: In search of intimacy – a photograph by Paul Johns
Tue 17 Sep 2019. 6—8PM
In this talk, Francis McWhannell looks at the stories behind a single work: a panoramic photograph of the township of Akaroa taken by Ōtautahi-based artist Paul Johns on 30 September 2011.
NZIFF 2019 - Yuli
Sun 15 Sep 2019. 6:30—8:35PM
Moving between fiction and reality, and harnessing the power of both drama and dance, Cuban ballet dancer and choreographer Carlos Acosta shares his life story, from a barely interested kid to one of the greats.
Toi Mā Te Whānau/Family Art with WharehokaSmith
Sun 15 Sep 2019. 1—3PM
A special interactive Family Art session with aritst WharehokaSmith.
NZIFF 2019 - Maiden
Sat 14 Sep 2019. 6:30—8:20PM
Utilising a treasure trove of archival footage, director Alex Holmes celebrates the history of Maiden Great Britain, the first all-female crew to compete in the Whitbread Round the World Race.
NZIFF 2019 - Walking on Water
Sat 14 Sep 2019. 4—5:50PM
Octogenarian Christo wraps up a miraculous career with a spectacular network of fabric walkways over an Italian lake, in an oft-humorous closeup look at the process of creation, clashes of egos and perils of nature.Load more results