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Special Screenings @ Light House

Margaret Atwood: Live on Stage

Margaret Atwood: Live on Stage

Saturday 28 September 11am - All Sites

The publication of Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale in 1985 and the current, Emmy Award-winning television series have created a cultural phenomenon, as handmaids have become a symbol of women’s rights and a protest against misogyny and oppression. Filmed live from the stage of the National Theatre in London, Atwood will be interviewed by broadcaster and author Samira Ahmed in a conversation spanning the length of Atwood’s remarkable career, her diverse range of works, and why she has returned to her seminal handmaid story, 34 years later.

With exclusive readings from the new book, The Testaments, by special guests, this will be an unmissable and intimate event with Atwood, spotlighting her signature insight, humour and intellect.

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Exhibition On Screen 2019

Young Picasso

Opens 19 September

Pablo Picasso is one of the greatest artists of all time – and right up until his death in 1973 he was the most prolific of artists. Many films have dealt with these later years – the art, the affairs and the wide circle of friends. But where did this all begin? What made Picasso in the first place?...[more]

Rembrandt (Encore)

Opens 31 October

Every Rembrandt exhibition is eagerly anticipated but this major show hosted by London’s National Gallery and Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum was an event like no other.

 Given privileged access to both galleries the film documents this landmark exhibition, whilst interweaving Rembrandt’s life story, with behind-the-scenes preparations at these world famous institutions. Exploring many of the exhibition’s key works, through contributions from specially invited guests including curators and leading art historians, this EXHIBITION ON SCREEN favourite makes a welcome return to the big screen...[more]

Van Gogh & Japan

Opens 05 December

“I envy the Japanese” Van Gogh wrote to his brother Theo. In the exhibition on which this film is based – VAN GOGH & JAPAN at the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam – one can see why. Though Vincent van Gogh never visited Japan it is the country that had the most profound influence on him and his art...[more]

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Location
  • Petone
  • Cuba
  • Pauatahanui
Film
  • Florianopolis Dream
  • Ad Astra
  • Abominable
  • Downton Abbey
  • Maiden
  • EXHIBITION ON SCREEN : Young Picasso
  • The Farewell
  • Amazing Grace
  • Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
  • Blinded by the Light
  • Herbs: Songs of Freedom
  • Margaret Atwood: Live in Cinemas
  • Camino Skies
  • Yesterday
  • Little Woods
  • Woman at War
  • Rory's Way
  • Show Me Shorts - Japanese Focus
  • EXHIBITION ON SCREEN : Van Gogh & Japan
  • EXHIBITION ON SCREEN : Rembrandt (ENCORE)
  • Show Me Shorts - Better Work Stories
  • Show Me Shorts - Freaky Futures
  • Show Me Shorts - Love & Other Catastrophes
  • Show Me Shorts - My Generation
  • Show Me Shorts - The Sampler
  • Show Me Shorts - Unconventional Families
  • Show Me Shorts - Doc Station
  • Show Me Shorts - Estonian Short Film Night
  • Show Me Shorts - Wellington Short Film Talk
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