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The King of the Waltz has handpicked his all-time favourite show tunes, operatic arias and dance numbers from stages around the world - featuring many…
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★★★★★ "Pig is a stone-cold poetic delight" - Stuff.co.nz.  A truffle hunter who lives alone in the Oregonian wilderness must return to his past in Portland in…
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SENIOR WEDNESDAY PREVIEW - 29 SEPTEMBER  - ALL SENIOR TICKETS ONLY $12 + INCLUDE A FREE COFFEE/TEA!   Twenty years ago, Billy Elliot showed us that boys can…
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★★★★ "An electrifying fusion of convincing characters and breathtaking CGI" - Observer.  Marvel Studios’ Shang-Chi and The Legend of The Ten Rings stars Simu…
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★★★★★ "A thrilling, propulsive and provocative examination" - The Times.   THE LOST LEONARDO tells the inside story behind the Salvator Mundi, the most…
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★★★★ "A brisk, exciting and likeable tale" - STUFF.  The iconic Eiffel Tower proudly stands on the Champ de Mars in the heart of Paris as a beacon of French…
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★★★★ "a breathless, hilarious couple of hours at the cinema." - Stuff.co.nz.   In Twentieth Century Studios epic adventure-comedy “Free Guy,” a bank teller who…
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★★★★★ "colourful, candid and compelling look at a musical and cultural celebration" - Stuff.co.nz.  A hundred miles south of Woodstock, some of the biggest…
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★★★½ - "An undemanding, near-silent, delightful slice of escapism" - Stuff.co.nz.   The Man In The Hat sets off from Marseilles in a small Fiat 500. On the…
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★★★★ "Respect” has everything you could hope for in a musical biopic." - San Francisco Chronicle.  Her voice changed everything. Jennifer Hudson is Aretha…
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★★★★/4 "Audiences will come away feeling like they've really been somewhere, that they were moved by the people they met and expanded by the experience. You…
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★★★★ "a sweet delight" "charming" "hilarious" - Stuff.co.nz.  The Inbetweeners star Simon Bird's directorial debut is a funny, charming and wince-inducingly…
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"This Kāpiti-dramedy is, at its heart, a celebration of the region and its leading lady... Libby Hunsdale and Ari Boyland deliver terrific performances. Poppy…
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- 2 x OSCAR WINNER -  ★★★★★ "[Hopkins] is simply stunning" - Stuff.co.nz.  Anthony is 80, mischievous, living defiantly alone and rejecting the carers that…
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    30 Sep 2021
  • Cuba:
    30 Sep 2021
★★★★★ "It's bonkers and totally brilliant." - London Evening Standard.  Los Angeles, today. Henry (Adam Driver) is a stand-up comedian with a fierce sense of…
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  • Petone:
    30 Sep 2021
  • Pauatahanui:
    30 Sep 2021
In the sequel to DreamWorks Animation’s Oscar®-nominated blockbuster comedy, the Templeton brothers—Tim (James Marsden, X-Men franchise) and his Boss Baby…
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    30 Sep 2021
SENIOR WEDNESDAY PREVIEW - 29 SEPTEMBER  - ALL SENIOR TICKETS ONLY $12 + INCLUDE A FREE COFFEE/TEA!   Twenty years ago, Billy Elliot showed us that boys can…
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    07 Oct 2021
The magnificent Catherine Frot (Marguerite) takes centre stage as Eve, a world-renowned rose farmer dealing with hard times. In this easy-going and good-natured…
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    07 Oct 2021
In No Time To Die, Bond (Daniel Craig) has left active service and is enjoying a tranquil life in Jamaica. His peace is short-lived when his old friend Felix…
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    09 Oct 2021
Interested in learning more about short film making? Hear from three top filmmakers as they each screen one of their films and discuss how they made it, in a…
  • Cuba:
    09 Oct 2021
- SHOW ME SHORTS FILM FESTIVAL 2021 -  It’s safe to say the entire world is going through a modern identity crisis. Identities shift like the wind. They make…
  • Cuba:
    09 Oct 2021
- SHOW ME SHORTS FILM FESTIVAL 2021 -  The short films collected here reflect our deep desire for human connection. Sometimes this comes at a heavy cost, and…
  • Cuba:
    09 Oct 2021
- SHOW ME SHORTS FILM FESTIVAL 2021 -  Children love short films! Let the magic of cinema inspire and fire their imaginations! This collection of films is…
  • Cuba:
    09 Oct 2021
- SHOW ME SHORTS FILM FESTIVAL 2021 -  Sometimes it pays to hold our assumptions lightly, lest we step off the ledge of misunderstanding, into the great…
  • Cuba:
    09 Oct 2021
- SHOW ME SHORTS FILM FESTIVAL 2021 -  We have a lot in common with our neighbours across the ditch. We also have many things that divide us and make us…
  • Cuba:
    09 Oct 2021
- SHOW ME SHORTS FILM FESTIVAL 2021 -  Sit back and enjoy some of the best and most vibrant short films from Aotearoa New Zealand and around the world. This…
  • Cuba:
    14 Oct 2021
Icelandic couple, María (Noomi Rapace) and Ingvar (Hilmir Snaer Gudnason) live with their herd of sheep on a beautiful but remote farm. When they discover a…
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  • Petone:
    14 Oct 2021
1942. Gilles, a young Belgian man, is arrested by the SS alongside other Jews and sent to a concentration camp in Germany. He narrowly avoids execution by…
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    21 Oct 2021
Oscar nominee Denis Villeneuve ( Arrival, Blade Runner 2049) directs Dune, the big-screen adaptation of Frank Herbert’s seminal bestselling book.  A mythic and…
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    21 Oct 2021
Documentary that chronicles the life of Julia Child. ‘JULIA’ tells the story of the legendary cookbook author and television superstar who changed the way…
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    21 Oct 2021
A stunning new exploration of the life and work of Van Gogh, through the eyes of his most devoted admirer and owner of the largest private collection of his…
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  • Petone:
    28 Oct 2021
  • Cuba:
    28 Oct 2021
A poetic blending of the personal and political, Skies of Lebanon combines live action with animation to create a vivid picture of Lebanon, inspired by the…
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    28 Oct 2021
**Our Director Q&A (Sunday 22 August) has been cancelled. We will reschedule this Q&A to a later date (TBC) when the film is able to open**  Sam (George…
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BREAKING BREAD follows Arab and Jewish chefs in Haifa, Israel as they collaborate in the kitchen. Connected through a shared love of food, the chefs unite to…
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    11 Nov 2021
A psychological thriller about a young girl, passionate in fashion design, who is mysteriously able to enter the 1960s where she encounters her idol, a dazzling…
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    25 Nov 2021
A sensational trove. A great discovery. A cinematographic tour through 4 stunning exhibitions. 70 years on from Hitler’s declaration of war on “degenerate” art,…
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    25 Nov 2021
House of Gucci is inspired by the shocking true story of the family empire behind the Italian fashion house of Gucci. Spanning three decades of love, betrayal,…
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    25 Nov 2021
The origin story of Father Christmas is re-imagined in Gil Kenan’s live action A Boy Called Christmas. An ordinary young boy called Nikolas sets out on an…
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    02 Dec 2021
In Imperial Rome led by Crassus, Spartacus and his wife Phrygia are reduced to slavery and are separated by slave dealers. His love for her and his desire for…
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  • All Sites:
    09 Dec 2021
Wes Anderson’s The French Dispatch is a love letter to journalists set in an outpost of an American magazine in a fictional 20th-century French city and brings…
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    19 Dec 2021
On Christmas eve, Marie and her whole family are gathered around the tree in celebration of the holiday. She receives a magical gift from her godfather…
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    06 Jan 2022
As a collection of history’s worst tyrants and criminal masterminds gather to plot a war to wipe out millions, one man must race against time to stop them. …
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  • Petone:
    06 Jan 2022
  • Pauatahanui:
    06 Jan 2022
Drac and the pack are back, like you’ve never seen them before in Hotel Transylvania: Transformania. Reunite with your favorite monsters for an all-new…
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    23 Jan 2022
Lured to the banks of a mysterious lake by his alter-ego, the Evil Genius, Prince Siegfried encounters the most beautiful swan Odette and swears his love to…
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    10 Feb 2022
Belgian sleuth Hercule Poirot’s Egyptian vacation aboard a glamorous river steamer turns into a terrifying search for a murderer when a picture-perfect couple’s…
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It’s July 29, 1981. In the majestic St Paul’s Cathedral in London, Lady Diana Spencer marries Prince Charles. The same day, another celebration takes place in…
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    20 Mar 2022
Emeralds for the elegance and sophistication of Paris, rubies for the speed and modernity of New York, and diamonds for an imperial St. Petersburg. Three…
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  • All Sites:
    31 Mar 2022
There is no painter in the world both more famous and less known than Edvard Munch. The debt contemporary culture has towards Munch is impressive, from Andy…
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    22 May 2022
While traveling in Egypt, Lord Wilson is caught in a sandstorm and finds refuge in the nearest pyramid where Aspicia, the daughter of one of Egypt’s most…
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    26 May 2022
After more than thirty years of service as one of the Navy’s top aviators, Pete “Maverick” Mitchell (Tom Cruise) is where he belongs, pushing the envelope as a…
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Location
  • Petone
  • Cuba
  • Pauatahanui
Film
  • Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings
  • Pig
  • Miss
  • Eiffel
  • The Lost Leonardo
  • Free Guy
  • Respect
  • The Man In The Hat
  • Stillwater
  • Summer Of Soul
  • Days of the Bagnold Summer
  • Poppy
  • The Father
  • André Rieu's 2021 Concert: Together Again
  • Van Gogh: Of Wheat Fields and Clouded Skies
  • Bolshoi Ballet 21/22: Spartacus
  • Bolshoi Ballet 21/22: The Nutcracker
  • Bolshoi Ballet 21/22: Swan Lake
  • Bolshoi Ballet 21/22: Jewels
  • Bolshoi Ballet 21/22: The Pharaoh's Daughter
  • SMS - Australian Focus
  • SMS - Crossed Wires
  • SMS - Whanau Friendly
  • SMS - The Sampler
  • SMS - Love & Chaos
  • SMS - Identity Crisis
  • SMS - Wellington Short Film Talk
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