K. Mendonça, J. Dornelles | 2019 | 131 mins | Brazil/France | R16
In the near feature, at a time of increasing water tensions, Teresa returns for a funeral to her home village Bacurau in Brazil’s remote interior to discover that it is literally disappearing off the map.
Monday 14 June, 7.30pm
Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetū
New members welcome
Doors open at 7.00pm
Taking you further into film
The Canterbury Film Society provides a carefully curated programme of films to captivate, inform and inspire film enthusiasts as well as those on the hunt for alternatives to mainstream cinema. We screen films on Mondays nights through the year from February through October at the Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetū.
Full membership provides access to all our regular screenings. With 42 films being offered in 2021 season, we bring our members extraordinary films for less than $4 per screening.
We offer new members a Flexi-Pass trial, i.e. any three films for $30. (These may be shared and have no expiry date.) Check out our Open Events with free entry (koha/donations appreciated).
Come and join us on Monday nights – doors open 7.00pm for the purchase of drinks and food and socialising. Screenings start at 7.30pm with a short presentation by a guest speaker.
Become part of the best-kept film screening secret in town!
Three films for $30!
Come and try out the Canterbury Film Society with our Flexi Pass for just $30. Any three films of your choice and no expiry date!
Canterbury Film Society is committed to bring you film - with safety plans in place for Level 1 and Level 2. The Christchurch Art Gallery has seating which allows us to have up to 100 people with 1 metre gaps between bubbles, so if you are feeling well, come scan yourself in and join us.
Sign-up for more information about our weekly screenings of top-quality arthouse, international, local, rare and classic feature films, documentaries, and more – all on the big screen, the way nature intended!
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2021 Brochure out now!
Available at the Christchurch Art Gallery, Christchurch City Libraries, and other locations in the central city.
Download a copy here – or send us your contact details and we’ll pop one in the post to you.