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March 6    INCENDIES (Denis Villeneuve, Canada/France  2010) 139 mins 35mm R16 violence, content that may disturb Print thanks to Paramount Cinemas     March 13  AGM (approx 25 mins), followed by: RIVER OF GRASS (Kelly Reichardt, USA 1994)  76 mins  HD  M violence, offensive language, nudity March 20 THE HIDDEN FORTRESS (Akira Kurosawa, Japan 1958) 139 mins  HD PG low level violence March 27 PERSEPOLIS  (Vincent Paronnaud, Marjane Satrapi, France/USA 2007) 98 mins  HD  M offensive language April 3 POOR COW  (Ken Loach, UK 1967) 101 mins  DCP  M April 10 SONGS FROM THE SECOND FLOOR (Roy Andersson, Sweden 2000) 98 mins HD R16 violence, sexual scenes
April 17 No Screening - Easter Monday April 24 A FLICKERING TRUTH (Pietra Brettkelly, NZ 2015) 91 mins  DCP  E May 1 YOU, THE LIVING (Roy Andersson, Sweden 2007) 95 mins  HD  M sex scenes May 8 A NEW LEAF (Elaine May, USA 1971) 102 mins  HD  PG May 15 A PIGEON SAT ON A BRANCH REFLECTING ON EXISTENCE  (Roy Andersson, Sweden 2014)  100 mins  DCP  M content may disturb May 22 THRONE OF BLOOD (Akira Kurosawa, Japan 1957) 106 mins  HD M violence, horror
Sept 4* ALICE IN THE CITIES (Wim Wenders, W Germany 1974) 110 mins  DCP  PG Sept 5 MINISTRY OF FEAR (Fritz Lang, Tuesday USA 1944) 86 mins  HD  PG low level violence Sept 11 THE MISSING PICTURE  (Rithy Panh, Cambodia/France 2013) 93 mins  HD R13 violence, content may disturb Sept 12 CEMETERY OF SPLENDOUR Tuesday (Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Thailand 2015) 122 mins  DCP  M adult themes Sept 18 THE LAST COMMAND (Joseph von Sternberg, USA 1928) 88 mins  HD PG violence. Silent. Live Cinema accompaniment by local musicians Sept 19 ANOTHER TRIP TO THE MOON Tuesday (Ismail Basbeth, Indonesia 2015) 80 mins  DCP  PG supernatural themes, violence
Sept 25* WRONG MOVE (Wim Wenders, W Germany 1975) 103 mins  DCP  PG Te Papa Soundings from here until end of season Oct 3 EMBRACE OF THE SERPENT (Ciro Tuesday Guerra, Columbia/Venezuela/ Argentina, 2015) 125 mins  HD  M violence, content that may disturb Oct 9 GUN CRAZY (Joseph H Lewis, USA 1950)  86 mins  HD  PG Oct 10* KINGS OF THE ROAD (Wim Wenders, Tuesday W Germany 1976) 175 mins HD  R16 Oct 23 No Screening - Labour Day Oct 24 THE HITCH-HIKER (Ida Lupino, USA 1953) Tuesday 71 mins HD M violence, offensive language Preceded by WEEKLY REVIEW No 398 CIRCUS ROUNDABOUT  NZ 1949  8 mins Oct 30 THE WOMEN  (George Cukor, USA 1939)  133 mins  HD  PG In memory of Michael Thomas

Amended Schedule 2017

Screenings mainly at the Paramount, 25 Courtenay Place, at 6.15pm Mondays. In September and October there are also Tuesday screenings. From October screenings are at Te Papa Soundings. Membership is open to everyone. *Films screened in cooperation with the Goethe-Institut in June, July, September and October are also open to the public with admission by donation at the door (notes only). The three Roy Andersson films in this schedule are proudly sponsored by Weta Digital.
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May 29 BLACK GIRL (Ousmane Sembene, Senegal/France 1966) 65 mins  DCP M content that may disturb Preceeded by BOROM SARRET (Ousmane Sembene, Senegal 1963) 29 mins  DCP  G June 5 No Screening - Queen’s Birthday June 12 THAT MAN FROM RIO (Philippe de Broca, France/Italy 1964) 112 mins HD  G June 19 SEMBENE (Samba Gadjigo, Jason Silverman, Senegal 2015) 89 mins  HD  E June 26* DESTINY  (Fritz Lang, Germany 1921) 98 mins  HD  PG Silent - with a new score by Cornelius Schwehr performed by the Berlin Rundfunk Symphony Orchestra
July 3 MOUNTAINS MAY DEPART  (Jia Zhangke, China/France/Japan 2015)  131 mins  HD  M low level offensive language July 10 LE SAUVAGE  (Jean-Paul Rappeneau, France/Italy 1975) 105 mins  HD  PG July 17* EVERYONE ELSE (Maren Ade, Germany 2009) 119 mins  HD M sex scenes July 24 KES  (Ken Loach, UK 1969) 110 min  HD  PG coarse language July 28-Aug 13  NZ INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL  Embassy, Paramount, etc. Aug 21 ABOUT ELLY (Asghar Farhadi, Iran/France 2009) 119 mins  HD  PG  violence, coarse language Aug 28 FATIMA (Philippe Faucon, France/ Canada 2015) 79 mins  HD  PG  coarse language  
© 2017 Wellington Film Society Inc

Amended Schedule 2017

Screenings mainly at the Paramount, 25 Courtenay Place, at 6.15pm Mondays. In September and October there are also Tuesday screenings. From October screenings are at Te Papa Soundings. Membership is open to everyone. *Films screened in cooperation with the Goethe-Institut in June, July, September and October are also open to the public with admission by donation at the door (notes only). The three Roy Andersson films in this schedule are proudly sponsored by Weta Digital.
March 6    INCENDIES (Denis Villeneuve, Canada/France  2010) 139 mins 35mm R16 violence, content that may disturb Print thanks to Paramount Cinemas     March 13  AGM (approx 25 mins), followed by: RIVER OF GRASS (Kelly Reichardt, USA 1994)  76 mins  HD  M violence, offensive language, nudity March 20 THE HIDDEN FORTRESS (Akira Kurosawa, Japan 1958) 139 mins  HD PG low level violence March 27 PERSEPOLIS  (Vincent Paronnaud, Marjane Satrapi, France/USA 2007) 98 mins  HD  M offensive language April 3 POOR COW  (Ken Loach, UK 1967) 101 mins  DCP  M April 10 SONGS FROM THE SECOND FLOOR (Roy Andersson, Sweden 2000) 98 mins HD R16 violence, sexual scenes
April 17 No Screening - Easter Monday April 24 A FLICKERING TRUTH (Pietra Brettkelly, NZ 2015) 91 mins  DCP  E May 1 YOU, THE LIVING (Roy Andersson, Sweden 2007) 95 mins  HD  M sex scenes May 8 A NEW LEAF (Elaine May, USA 1971) 102 mins  HD  PG May 15 A PIGEON SAT ON A BRANCH REFLECTING ON EXISTENCE  (Roy Andersson, Sweden 2014)  100 mins  DCP  M content may disturb May 22 THRONE OF BLOOD (Akira Kurosawa, Japan 1957) 106 mins  HD M violence, horror
Sept 4* ALICE IN THE CITIES (Wim Wenders, W Germany 1974) 110 mins  DCP  PG Sept 5 MINISTRY OF FEAR (Fritz Lang, Tuesday USA 1944) 86 mins  HD  PG low level violence Sept 11 THE MISSING PICTURE  (Rithy Panh, Cambodia/France 2013) 93 mins  HD R13 violence, content may disturb Sept 12 CEMETERY OF SPLENDOUR Tuesday (Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Thailand 2015) 122 mins  DCP  M adult themes Sept 18 THE LAST COMMAND (Joseph von Sternberg, USA 1928) 88 mins  HD PG violence. Silent. Live Cinema accompaniment by local musicians Sept 19 ANOTHER TRIP TO THE MOON Tuesday (Ismail Basbeth, Indonesia 2015) 80 mins  DCP  PG supernatural themes, violence
Sept 25* WRONG MOVE (Wim Wenders, W Germany 1975) 103 mins  DCP  PG Te Papa Soundings from here until end of season Oct 3 EMBRACE OF THE SERPENT (Ciro Tuesday Guerra, Columbia/Venezuela/ Argentina, 2015) 125 mins  HD  M violence, content that may disturb Oct 9 GUN CRAZY (Joseph H Lewis, USA 1950)  86 mins  HD  PG Oct 10* KINGS OF THE ROAD (Wim Wenders, Tuesday W Germany 1976) 175 mins HD  R16 Oct 23 No Screening - Labour Day Oct 24 THE HITCH-HIKER (Ida Lupino, USA 1953) Tuesday 71 mins HD M violence, offensive language Preceded by WEEKLY REVIEW No 398 CIRCUS ROUNDABOUT  NZ 1949  8 mins Oct 30 THE WOMEN  (George Cukor, USA 1939)  133 mins  HD  PG In memory of Michael Thomas
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May 29 BLACK GIRL (Ousmane Sembene, Senegal/France 1966) 65 mins  DCP M content that may disturb Preceeded by BOROM SARRET (Ousmane Sembene, Senegal 1963) 29 mins  DCP  G June 5 No Screening - Queen’s Birthday June 12 THAT MAN FROM RIO (Philippe de Broca, France/Italy 1964) 112 mins HD  G June 19 SEMBENE (Samba Gadjigo, Jason Silverman, Senegal 2015) 89 mins  HD  E June 26* DESTINY  (Fritz Lang, Germany 1921) 98 mins  HD  PG Silent - with a new score by Cornelius Schwehr performed by the Berlin Rundfunk Symphony Orchestra
July 3 MOUNTAINS MAY DEPART  (Jia Zhangke, China/France/Japan 2015)  131 mins  HD  M low level offensive language July 10 LE SAUVAGE  (Jean-Paul Rappeneau, France/Italy 1975) 105 mins  HD  PG July 17* EVERYONE ELSE (Maren Ade, Germany 2009) 119 mins  HD M sex scenes July 24 KES  (Ken Loach, UK 1969) 110 min  HD  PG coarse language July 28-Aug 13  NZ INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL  Embassy, Paramount, etc. Aug 21 ABOUT ELLY (Asghar Farhadi, Iran/France 2009) 119 mins  HD  PG  violence, coarse language Aug 28 FATIMA (Philippe Faucon, France/ Canada 2015) 79 mins  HD  PG  coarse language