The Current War
The dramatic story of the cutthroat race between electricity titans Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse to determine whose electrical system would power the modern world.
Jane Austen's beloved comedy about finding your equal and earning your happy ending, is reimagined in this. Handsome, clever, and rich, Emma Woodhouse is a restless queen bee without rivals in her sleepy little town. In this glittering satire of social class and the pain of growing up, Emma must adventure through misguided matches and romantic missteps to find the love that has been there all along.
From Robert Eggers, the visionary filmmaker behind modern horror masterpiece THE WITCH, comes this hypnotic and hallucinatory tale of two lighthouse keepers on a remote and mysterious New England island in the 1890s.
A Welsh journalist breaks the news in the western media of the famine in the Soviet Union in the early 1930s.
The Professor And The Madman
Professor James Murray begins work compiling words for the first edition of the Oxford English Dictionary in the mid 19th century, and receives over 10,000 entries from a patient at Broadmoor Criminal Lunatic Asylum, Dr. William Minor.
Hermitage - The Power Of Art
The film treats The Hermitage as a living being. It tells the story of the daily life of the museum today continuously leaving the ‘here and now’ to retrace two and a half centuries.
A wonderful complex of buildings with the largest collection of paintings in the world, St. Petersburg and the Hermitage were a meeting point for foreign artists, architects and intellectuals creating connections through art and culture.
The history of the museum is marked by the acquisitions of the enlightened Empress Catherine II, whose personality has continued to fascinate art historians and critics over the centuries.
Toni Servillo (The Great Beauty’s protagonist, 3 times EFA Award winner, 4 times David di Donatello Award winner) leads us on this journey through cultural bridges between places and distant civilizations. Bridges form a symbolic visual element, that will be repeated in the narrative.
The Legend Of Baron To'a
The story of a Tongan entrepreneur who returns to his old neighbourhood and inadvertently causes the theft of his late father’s pro wrestling title belt by gangsters.
Four sisters come of age in America in the aftermath of the Civil War.
Life at work becomes unbearable for Orna. Her boss appreciates and promotes her, while making inappropriate advances. Her husband struggles to keep his new restaurant afloat, and Orna becomes the main breadwinner for their three children. When her world is finally shattered, she must pull herself together to fight, in her own way, for her job and a sense of self-worth.
Come To Daddy
Norval Greenwood, a privileged man-child arrives at the beautiful and remote coastal cabin of his estranged father. He quickly discovers that not only is dad a jerk, but he also has a shady past that is rushing to catch up with both of them. Now, hundreds of miles from his cushy comfort zone, Norval must battle with demons, both real and perceived, in order to reconnect with a father he barely knows.
American security guard, Richard Jewell, heroically saves thousands of lives from an exploding bomb at the 1996 Olympics, but is unjustly vilified by journalists and the press who falsely report that he was a terrorist.
A young boy in Hitler's army finds out his mother is hiding a Jewish girl in their home.
La Belle Epoque
Victor has his life turned upside down the day that Antoine offers him a unique brand of entertainment. Using a combination of theatrics and historical re-enactment, his company gives its clients the opportunity to delve back into a period of their choice. Victor decides to relive 40 years earlier, when he met the love of his life.
Shall We Dance
A budding romance between a ballet master and a tap dancer becomes complicated when rumors surface that they're already married.
A young woman's struggles with love, war and motherhood over the span of five years in Syria.
Helen Kelly - Together
An intimate, inspirational portrait of Helen Kelly in the last year of her life, a woman whose advocacy and generosity changed the lives of countless New Zealanders.
A guy relies on his newly-acquired gladiator skills to save his ex-girlfriend from kidnappers.
Sonic The Hedgehog
SONIC THE HEDGEHOG is a live-action adventure comedy based on the global blockbuster videogame franchise from Sega that centers on the infamously brash bright blue hedgehog. The film follows the (mis)adventures of Sonic as he navigates the complexities of life on Earth with his newfound – human – best friend Tom Wachowski (James Marsden). Sonic and Tom join forces to try and stop the villainous Dr. Robotnik (Jim Carrey) from capturing Sonic and using his immense powers for world domination. The film also stars Tika Sumpter and Ben Schwartz as the voice of Sonic.
Two young British privates during the First World War are given an impossible mission: deliver a message deep in enemy territory that will stop 1600 men, and one of the soldier's brothers, from walking straight into a deadly trap.
Les Miserables - The Staged Concert
CAMERON MACKINTOSH presents BOUBLIL & SCHÖNBERG’S legendary musical LES MISÉRABLES – THE STAGED CONCERT. Based on the novel by VICTOR HUGO Music by CLAUDE-MICHEL SCHÖNBERG Lyrics by HERBERT KRETZMER Original French Text by ALAIN BOUBLIL and JEAN-MARC NATEL.
Seen by over 120 million people worldwide, LES MISÉRABLES is undisputedly one of the world’s most popular musicals. Coinciding with its 35th triumphant year in London’s West End, Cameron Mackintosh produced a spectacular sell-out staged concert version at the Gielgud Theatre featuring an all-star cast including Michael Ball, Alfie Boe, Carrie Hope Fletcher, Matt Lucas and John Owen Jones. Now cinema audiences can experience a live broadcast of the musical phenomenon which broke box office records and sold out its entire 16 week season. Featuring a cast and orchestra of over 65 and including the songs I Dreamed A Dream, Bring Him Home, One Day More and On My Own this sensational staged concert is not to be missed - an absolute must-see for any fans of musical theatre or live event cinema.
The Met Opera 19-20 - Madama Butterfly
Anthony Minghella’s vividly cinematic staging returns to cinemas, featuring soprano Hui He in the devastating title role. Pier Giorgio Morandi conducts one of opera’s most beautiful and heartbreaking scores, with a cast that also includes Andrea Carè as Pinkerton, Plácido Domingo as Sharpless, and mezzo-soprano Elizabeth DeShong as Suzuki.
All unemployed, Ki-taek's family takes peculiar interest in the wealthy and glamorous Parks family for their livelihood until they get entangled in an unexpected incident. Dunedin's season starts on 11 July.
Parasite - Black & White
All unemployed, Ki-taek and his family take peculiar interest in the wealthy and glamorous Parks, as they ingratiate themselves into their lives and get entangled in an unexpected incident. This Best Picture winner will be presented in black and white at these screenings.
Weathering With You - English Dub
A high-school boy who has run away to Tokyo befriends a girl who appears to be able to manipulate the weather.
Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)
After splitting with the Joker, Harley Quinn joins superheroes Black Canary, Huntress and Renee Montoya to save a young girl from an evil crime lord.