Whangarei Film Society 2019

Northland

Screenings for October:

Thursday November 7th at 6pm

Wild Rose (2018, Drama, UK, Rated M, 101 mins)
Cast: Jessie Buckley, Julie Walters, Sophie Okonedo, Jamie Sives. Director: Tom Harper.

Fresh out of prison, Rose-Lynn juggles her job with raising two children while chasing her dream of becoming a country music singer. She gets her chance when she is offered a trip to Nashville but to do so, Rose-Lynn must weigh her small chance to succeed in a highly competitive industry against her responsibilities as a mother to her young children.

Thursday November 7th at 8pm

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.

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Thursday November 14th at 6pm

The Keeper (2018, Drama, English/German with subtitles, rated M, 115 mins)
Cast: David Kross, Freya Mavor. Director: Marcus H Rosenmuller.

Bert Trautmann is a German POW held in England at the end of WWII and, much to his surprise, is recruited into a local football team in desperate need of a goalie. A move that doesn’t go down well with the locals or the team. Even more surprising is when Bert is later asked to try out as goalkeeper for Manchester City. While based on Trautmann's life, this film spans so much more than his life playing football, so will appeal to a broad audience.

Thursday November 14th at 8pm

The Keeper - See above

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Thursday November 21st at 6:15pm - FINAL SCREENING FOR THE YEAR!

The Public (2019, genre, USA, rated M, 120 mins)
Cast: Alec Baldwin, Emilio Estevez, Jena Malone, Taylor Schilling, Christian Slater. Director: Emilio Estevez

After learning that emergency shelters are at capacity just as a brutal cold front hits Cincinnati, a group of homeless people refuse to leave the city's public library at closing time. What begins as their quest for basic shelter during an emergency quickly escalates into a standoff with local police, fuelled by international media, with two librarians caught in the middle.

Location: Forum North, 7 Rust Ave Whangarei - Everyone welcome.
Tickets: $10 for WFS members. Door sales only. Cash only please

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