Screenings for October:
Thursday 3rd October at 6pm
Girls of the Sun
(2019, French/Kurdish with English subtitles, rated R16, 115 mins)
Cast: Golshifteh Farahani, Emmanuelle Bercot, Erol Afsin
Director: Eva Husson
A French war journalist documents the struggle of a group of Kurdish women fighting Isis to reclaim their town and rescue their children held captive by a ruthless misogynistic regime.
Thursday 3rd October at 8pm
(2019, Doco, New Zealand, rated PG, 80 mins)
Cast: Terry Wilson, Mark Thompson, Cheryl Stone.
Director: Noel Smyth and Fergus Grady
A documentary that follows six strangers walking the 800km Camino de Santiago pilgrimage and examines why thousands of people choose to return time and time again to do it.
Thursday 10th October - No films tonight as no venue available.
Thursday 17th October at 6pm
Show Me Shorts
(2019, New Zealand, Norway, France, The Netherlands, Rated M, 90 mins)
Cast: assorted actors
Directed by various directors
WFS is proud to again partner with the SMS festival organisers to screen some of our most vibrant and fun short films from New Zealand and around the world. This year's selection spans a variety topics, including a lost camel, a stolen moon buggy and a reluctant gnome.
Thursday 17th October at 8pm Girls of the Sun - See above
Thursday 24th October at 6pm
Sometimes, Always, Never
(2019, Comedy/Drama, UK, rated PG, 91 mins)
Cast: Bill Nighy, Sam Riley, Jennifer Agutter, Tim McInnerny, Alice Lowe
Director: Carl Hunter
Bill Nighy stars in this delightful comedy as Alan, a man who pines for his son, Michael who walked out into the night after a heated game of Scrabble and who has not been heard from again. Yet Alan fixates on Michael's return, much to the chagrin of his other son, Peter. But when fresh evidence on the whereabouts of Michael leads to a road trip for Alan and Peter, it allows them to reflect on and work to repair their relationship.