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Canterbury Film Society 2012 programme announced!

Monday, 6 February 2012, 2:13 pm | Canterbury Film Society

Canterbury Film Society is back – and incredibly pleased to be able to offer a full season of films in 2012. It is one of our most appealing programmes to date, with some film noir classics, old Aussie gems, two ‘60s Czech rarities, contemporary ... More >>

Canterbury Short Film Festival Returns

Thursday, 20 October 2011, 12:55 pm | Canterbury Film Society

When – October 25, 26, 27 and 28 Where – Elmwood 25, Venue 26, New Brighton Library 27 and South Library 28 Belladonna Film Trust, Canterbury More >>

Canterbury Film Society - This Monday 26 September

Thursday, 22 September 2011, 10:50 pm | Canterbury Film Society

The second last film society screening of the year take splace next Monday, 26 September at the CPSA Building at CPIT. Please note the later starting time of 7:30pm due to the onset of daylight saving this weekend. More >>

Canterbury Film Society screening of Patu!

Wednesday, 7 September 2011, 3:42 pm | Canterbury Film Society

The Canterbury Film Society will screen Merata Mita's documentary Patu! on Monday 12 September 2011 at the CPSA Building at CPIT at 6.30pm. Thirty years ago the Springbok Tour revealed a huge division in New Zealand society. More >>

Film Society Returns Monday 29 August

Friday, 26 August 2011, 9:54 am | Canterbury Film Society

GAME OVER: KASPAROV AND THE MACHINE (90 Mins, DVD) Intercut with feature film sequences and structured as a psychological thriller, this compelling film leads us into the brain of the brilliant chess player Gary Kasparov. In 1985, this Russian was the ... More >>

Canterbury Film Society - Morvern Callar

Friday, 22 July 2011, 12:37 pm | Canterbury Film Society

Co-written by Ramsay and Liana Dognini, Morvern Callar is based on the 1995 novel by Alan Warner, arguably the first book to give the rave generation its literary papers of citizenship. Its young heroine (played by Samantha Morton) works in a supermarket ... More >>

The Passion of Joan of Arc

Monday, 18 July 2011, 10:14 am | Canterbury Film Society

Friday August 19 and Saturday August 20, St Andrew's at Rangi Ruru Presbyterian Church, 7.30pm. More >>

YOJIMBO - rescheduled for Monday 20 June

Friday, 17 June 2011, 12:31 pm | Canterbury Film Society

CPIT have just confirmed that they've reinspected all of their buildings after Monday's quakes and they're all structurally sound. Yay! So - apologies for the short notice, but - we will reschedule our opening film for this coming Monday, the 20th, at 6:30pm ... More >>

Film Society starts this coming Monday!

Friday, 10 June 2011, 9:31 am | Canterbury Film Society

Finally quality cinema returns to Christchurch with the start of the 2011 Canterbury Film Society mini-season on Monday 13 June at CPIT. More >>

Canterbury Film Society’s 2011 mini-season

Monday, 30 May 2011, 11:25 am | Canterbury Film Society

Welcome to Canterbury Film Society’s 2011 mini-season of classic and contemporary cinema from around the world and from our own doorstep. More >>

Canterbury Film Festival

Friday, 18 February 2011, 3:55 pm | Canterbury Film Society

The 2011 programme is officially out, and our season is set to begin just over three weeks from now on Monday the 14th of March. I think it's our strongest programme in some time, with highlights including a season of films starring French artfilm ... More >>

Some Like It Hot

Friday, 8 October 2010, 11:18 am | Canterbury Film Society

Because we've grown used to seeing almost every possible subversion and set-up on screen, it's almost impossible to think back to 1959 and realise that, in mixing an affectionate view of transvestism with a light-hearted look at the mob, Billy ... More >>

The Colour Of Paradise

Friday, 9 April 2010, 10:39 am | Canterbury Film Society

Next Monday, 6:30pm at Rialto, our Iranian season continues with THE COLOUR OF PARADISE. More >>

FECUNDUS by Silencio Ensemble

Tuesday, 24 November 2009, 11:51 am | Canterbury Film Society

Fecundus by Silencio Ensemble continues our work with the theme of listening as a creative force. The first concern of the work is to be present through a sustained, meditative sound experience; focused less on virtuosity, but rather on focus itself. More >>

Canterbury Film Society News

Friday, 24 July 2009, 10:17 am | Canterbury Film Society

Screening: Monday 27 July, 6:30pm, Rialto Cinemas Moorhouse, Cinema 2 Nir Bergman | Israel | 2002 | DV | M offensive language, sexual references, drug use More >>

Keep those winter blues away

Thursday, 21 May 2009, 12:25 pm | Canterbury Film Society

1) The Majewski season continues tomorrow (Friday 22 May) at 5:30pm with a screening of WOJACZEK at the Christchurch Art Gallery. Free entry for film society members, open to the public for koha. More >>

Film Society Season Resumes

Thursday, 2 April 2009, 1:45 pm | Canterbury Film Society

With the World Cinema Showcase closing today, we'll resume the film society season next Monday, April 6th, with a screening of Lech Majewski's ANGELUS (Poland | 2000 | R16 offensive language, sex scenes). As stated in the brochure, Monday April 6th ... More >>

Canterbury Film Society - International Guest!

Thursday, 19 March 2009, 11:18 am | Canterbury Film Society

Hi everyone - On Monday 23 March, we'll be screening THE GARDEN OF EARTHLY DELIGHTS, widely considered to be Lech Majewski's masterpiece. More >>

2009 Season Launch - Basquiat

Tuesday, 24 February 2009, 5:18 pm | Canterbury Film Society

The 2009 screening season will kick off on Monday 2 March, 6:30pm, at Rialto Moorhouse with a screening of BASQUIAT. Directed by Julian Schnabel (The Diving Bell and the Butterfly, Lou Reed's Berlin), this star-studded film is part of our season LANDSCAPE ... More >>

Ivan the Terrible

Friday, 23 May 2008, 11:36 am | Canterbury Film Society

Canterbury Film Society presents a special event..... (don't forget the 8pm start!) Ivan the Terrible Parts 1 & 2 (USSR 1944/1946) More >>