© Wellington Film Society Inc 2021
April 19 IN THE FOG (Sergy Loznitza, Germany/ Netherlands/ Belarus/Russia/Latvia 2012) 125 mins HD M violence April 26 No Screening - ANZAC Day holiday May 3 WHERE IS THE FRIEND’S HOUSE? (Abbas Kiarostami, Iran 1987) 87 mins HD G May 10* SYSTEM CRASHER (Nora Fingscheidt, Germany 2019) 125 mins HD M offensive language, content that may disturb In cooperation with Goethe Institut May 17 AND LIFE GOES ON (Abbas Kiarostami, Iran 1992) 95 mins HD PG May 24 MERATA: NOW MUM DECOLONISED THE SCREEN (Heperi Mita, New Zealand 2018) 95 mins DCP Exempt Director present: Intro and Q&A May 31 ORLANDO (Sally Potter, UK 1992) 94 mins HD PG sexual references Supported by Unity Books
June 7 No Screening - Queen’s Birthday June 14 THE CHANT OF JIMMIE BLACKSMITH (Fred Schepisi, Australia 1978) 122 mins HD R18 June 21 THROUGH THE OLIVE TREES (Abbas Kiarostami, Iran 1994) 103 mins HD PG July 5 MAURI (Merata Mita, New Zealand 1988) 90 mins DCP PG July 12 A MATTER OF LIFE AND DEATH (Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger, UK 1946) 104 mins DCP PG adult themes Preceded by WEEKLY REVIEW No 30 (New Zealand 1942) 4 mins July 19 CLOCKERS (Spike Lee, USA 1995) 128 mins HD R18 violence, language
July 26 BACURAU (Kleber Mendonça Filho, Juliano Dornelles, Brazil 2019) 131 mins HD R16 graphic violence, sex scenes, offensive language, nudity Aug 2 I AM LOVE (Luca Guadagnino, Italy 2009) Change 120 mins HD M sex scenes Aug 9 BAMBOOZLED (Spike Lee, USA 2000) Change 135 mins HD R16 volience, offensive language Aug 16* IN THE AISLES (Thomas Stuber, Germany Change 2018) 126 mins HD M violence In cooperation with Goethe Institut Following the screening of IN THE AISLES, Wellington went into a Covid-19 lockdown and because of our regular attendance numbers, had to suspend our screenings.
We are ready to resume screenings from October 18 with strict Covid-19 rules. Everyone must scan or sign in, there will spaced (ie. 1 metre) gaps to the side and front and back, and masks must be worn, It is expected about 250 can be seated, allocated on a first come first, seated basis. No one will be admitted after 6.15pm. Oct 18 ZOMBI CHILD (Bertrand Bonello, France 2019) 103 mins HD R13 Offensive language, content that may disturb Thanks to Institut Français Oct 25 No Screening - Labour Day Extra screening on Tuesday Oct 26 THE MURDERER LIVES AT NUMBER 21 (Henri-George Clouzot, France 1958) 91 mins DCP PG low level violence Thanks to Institut Français Nov 1 Z (Costa-Gavras, France/Algeria 1969) Change 127 mins DCP PG Thanks to Institut Français
FAUST has had to be delayed till next year because two of the musicians have been stuck in Auckland and therefore unable to rehearse the soundtrack. Nov 4 - 21 NZ INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL Change Embassy, Penthouse, Roxy, Lighthouse Cuba and Petone, Reading Porirua. Nov 22 THE CLAN (Pablo Trapero, Argentina/ Spain 2015) 110 mins HD R13 violence, offensive language, sex scenes Nov 29 SWEET COUNTRY (Warwick Thornton, Australia 2017) 113 mins HD R16 violence, sexual violence, offensive language, content that may disturb Dec 6 ROMAN HOLIDAY (William Wyler, USA 1953) 119 mins HD G In memory of Michael Thomas Wednesday Dec 15 BORDER (Ali Abbasi, Sweden 2018) Change 108 mins HD R16 sex scenes, nudity, violence, sexual abuse scenes, content that may disturb

Schedule 2021

Screenings in the Grand at the Embassy, 10 Kent Terrace, at 6.15pm Mondays. Membership is open to everyone. * Indicates films screened in cooperation with the Goethe-Institut and Confucius Institute VUW, etc. which are also open to the public with admission by koha at the door.
Feb 22 DO THE RIGHT THING (Spike Lee, USA 1989) 120 mins HD M offensive language Mar 8 BIRDS OF PASSAGE (Ciro Guerra, Cristina Gallego, Colombia 2018) 125 mins HD M violence, offensive language, sex scenes Mar 15 CAPHARNAÜM (Nadine Labaki, Lebanon 2018) 131 mins HD M violence, offensive language, drug references Mar 22 AGM (approx 25 mins) folowed by BRIMSTONE & GLORY (Viktor Jakovleski, USA 2017) 67 mins HD PG some scenes may disturb Mar 29 THE FLORIDA PROJECT (Sean Baker, USA 2017) 111 mins HD R13 violence,offensive language, drug use, sexual material April 5 No Screening - Easter Monday April 12 IXCANUL VOLCANO (Jayro Bustamante, Guatemala/France 2015) 95 min HD M sex scenes, offensive language, nudity
© Wellington Film Society Inc 2021
June 7 No Screening - Queen’s Birthday June 14 THE CHANT OF JIMMIE BLACKSMITH (Fred Schepisi, Australia 1978) 122 mins HD R18 June 21 THROUGH THE OLIVE TREES (Abbas Kiarostami, Iran 1994) 103 mins HD PG July 5 MAURI (Merata Mita, New Zealand 1988) 90 mins DCP PG July 12 A MATTER OF LIFE AND DEATH (Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger, UK 1946) 104 mins DCP PG adult themes Preceded by WEEKLY REVIEW No 30 (New Zealand 1942) 4 mins July 19 CLOCKERS (Spike Lee, USA 1995) 128 mins HD R18 violence, language
July 26 BACURAU (Kleber Mendonça Filho, Juliano Dornelles, Brazil 2019) 131 mins HD R16 graphic violence, sex scenes, offensive language, nudity Aug 2 I AM LOVE (Luca Guadagnino, Italy 2009) Change 120 mins HD M sex scenes Aug 9 BAMBOOZLED (Spike Lee, USA 2000) Change 135 mins HD R16 volience, offensive language Aug 16* IN THE AISLES (Thomas Stuber, Germany Change 2018) 126 mins HD M violence In cooperation with Goethe Institut Following the screening of IN THE AISLES, Wellington went into a Covid- 19 lockdown and because of our regular attendance numbers, had to suspend our screenings.
We are ready to resume screenings from October 18 with strict Covid-19 rules. Everyone must scan or sign in, there will spaced (ie. 1 metre) gaps to the side and front and back, and masks must be worn, It is expected about 250 can be seated, allocated on a first come first, seated basis. No one will be admitted after 6.15pm. Oct 18 ZOMBI CHILD (Bertrand Bonello, France 2019) 103 mins HD R13 Offensive language, content that may disturb Thanks to Institut Français Oct 25 No Screening - Labour Day Extra screening on Tuesday Oct 26 THE MURDERER LIVES AT NUMBER 21 (Henri-George Clouzot, France 1958) 91 mins DCP PG low level violence Thanks to Institut Français Nov 1 Z (Costa-Gavras, France/Algeria 1969) Change 127 mins DCP PG Thanks to Institut Français
FAUST has had to be delayed till next year because two of the musicians have been stuck in Auckland and therefore unable to rehearse the soundtrack. Nov 4 - 21 NZ INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL Change Embassy, Penthouse, Roxy, Lighthouse Cuba and Petone, Reading Porirua. Nov 22 THE CLAN (Pablo Trapero, Argentina/ Spain 2015) 110 mins HD R13 violence, offensive language, sex scenes Nov 29 SWEET COUNTRY (Warwick Thornton, Australia 2017) 113 mins HD R16 violence, sexual violence, offensive language, content that may disturb Dec 6 ROMAN HOLIDAY (William Wyler, USA 1953) 119 mins HD G In memory of Michael Thomas Wednesday Dec 15 BORDER (Ali Abbasi, Sweden 2018) Change 108 mins HD R16 sex scenes, nudity, violence, sexual abuse scenes, content that may disturb
Feb 22 DO THE RIGHT THING (Spike Lee, USA 1989) 120 mins HD M offensive language Mar 8 BIRDS OF PASSAGE (Ciro Guerra, Cristina Gallego, Colombia 2018) 125 mins HD M violence, offensive language, sex scenes Mar 15 CAPHARNAÜM (Nadine Labaki, Lebanon 2018) 131 mins HD M violence, offensive language, drug references Mar 22 AGM (approx 25 mins) folowed by BRIMSTONE & GLORY (Viktor Jakovleski, USA 2017) 67 mins HD PG some scenes may disturb Mar 29 THE FLORIDA PROJECT (Sean Baker, USA 2017) 111 mins HD R13 violence,offensive language, drug use, sexual material April 5 No Screening - Easter Monday April 12 IXCANUL VOLCANO (Jayro Bustamante, Guatemala/France 2015) 95 min HD M sex scenes, offensive language, nudity
Screenings in the Grand at the Embassy, 10 Kent Terrace, at 6.15pm Mondays. Membership is open to everyone. * Indicates films screened in cooperation with the Goethe-Institut and Confucius Institute VUW which are also open to the public with admission by koha at the door.

Schedule 2021

April 19 IN THE FOG (Sergy Loznitza, Germany/ Netherlands/ Belarus/Russia/Latvia 2012) 125 mins HD M violence April 26 No Screening - ANZAC Day holiday May 3 WHERE IS THE FRIEND’S HOUSE? (Abbas Kiarostami, Iran 1987) 87 mins HD G May 10* SYSTEM CRASHER (Nora Fingscheidt, Germany 2019) 125 mins HD M offensive language, content that may disturb In cooperation with Goethe Institut May 17 AND LIFE GOES ON (Abbas Kiarostami, Iran 1992) 95 mins HD PG May 24 MERATA: NOW MUM DECOLONISED THE SCREEN (Heperi Mita, New Zealand 2018) 95 mins DCP Exempt Director present: Intro and Q&A May 31 ORLANDO (Sally Potter, UK 1992) 94 mins HD PG sexual references Supported by Unity Books