Win a double pass to watch any films of the month at Whangarei Film Society


107 3 The Sound of Whangarei is proud to support the Whangarei Film Society.

Text the keyword ‘film’, your name and details to 339 and you’re in the draw to win a double pass to any of this month’s screenings happening every Thursday at 6pm and 8pm at Forum North, 7 Rust Ave Whangarei.


Screenings for the month of May:

Thursday May 10th at 6pm
Perfect Strangers
(2016, Drama, Italian with English subtitles, rated M,
96 mins)

Directed by Paolo Genevese. Cast: Guiseppe Battiston, Anna Foglietta,
Marco Giallini

A group of old friends accept the challenge of 'We have nothing to hide
from each other' and share all their incoming calls and texts. The film
offers a fiendish take on mobile-device decorum.

Thursday May 10th at 8pm
Loving Vincent
(2017, Drama, Poland, rated M, 96 mins)

Directed by Dorota Kobiela, Hugh Welchman. Cast: Robert Gulaczyk, John
Sessions, Chris O'Dowd

An animated biography about the life of Vincent van Gogh. Each of the
film's 65,000 frames is an oil painting on canvas, using the same
technique as Van Gogh, created by a team of 125 painters.

Thursday May 17th at 6pm

Loving Vincent - See above

Thursday May 17th at 8pm
I Am Not Your Negro
(2016, Documentary, USA, rated M, 93 mins)

Directed by: Raoul Peck. Narrated by Samuel L Jackson

Novelist, playwright and essayist, James Baldwin died in 1987, yet this
documentary speaks to the present moment with great clarity and force
about race in the United States, insisting on uncomfortable truths and
drawing stark lessons from the shadows of history…

Thursday May 31st at 6pm
I Am Not Your Negro - See above

Thursday May 31st at 8pm
Ali's Wedding
(2017, Romantic Comedy, Australia, rated M, 110 mins)

Directed by Jeffrey Walker. Cast: Osamah Sami , Don Hany, Helana Sawires

Ali wants to be the great doctor his community expects him to be but he
doesn't get the marks. More than that, Ali wants to make his father
proud. So he lies about his academic achievements and things spiral out
of control, with amusing and poignant consequences.|

Tickets are $10 for WFS members. No bookings. Cash only please. All are welcome.

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