Paul Leni • 1924 • 82 mins • Germany • PG • Classic
A young poet is hired by a wax museum owner to write tales about his most popular figures including Ivan the Terrible and Jack the Ripper - creating nightmarish worlds with his imagination, in this Expressionist silent classic.
Open Event screened in cooperation with the Goethe-Institut.
Doors open 7:00 PM at Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetū for drinks, nibbles and socialising. Film starts at 7:30 PM.
7:30 PM, MONDAY 25th SEPTEMBER
Taking you further into film
The Canterbury Film Society screens films on Monday nights from February through October at the Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetū with a programme of films designed to entertain, inform and inspire film lovers. Doors open 7.00pm with an opportunity to socialise and buy drinks and food beforehand. Screenings start at 7.30pm.
Full membership provides access to all our regular screenings. With over 30 films being shown every year, we bring our members into an extraordinary world of cinema for less than $5 per film.
We also offer a Flexi-Pass membership, so you can come to any three films we’re screening for $40. Plus, we have regular open events with free entry to all (koha/donation appreciated).
Fabulous Films for your Monday nights
Canterbury Film Society is back with our regular Monday night screenings at the Christchurch Art Gallery from Monday 13 February.
Ōtautahi film-lovers are encouraged to fill in our online membership form, and join us in 2023 for our weekly screenings of top-quality films - arthouse, classic, cult, documentary, world cinema and more—all on the big screen, the way they were meant to be seen!