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Coming back soon!

The Canterbury Film Society’s dazzling 2021 programme will soon be online.  Our opening Gala night is Monday 15 February, with doors opening at 6.45pm for drinks and nibbles. Brochures will be in city libraries and the Christchurch Art Gallery early February.

New members welcome – and full membership gives free access to all 42 films.  Join online, or sign-up below to receive 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!

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 Monday nights throughout 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 over thirty-five films being shown every year, we bring our members into an extraordinary world of cinema for less than $5 per film.


We encourage new members to join us and offer a Flexi-Pass trial so you can come to any three films we’re screening for $30.  We also have regular open events with free entry to all (koha/donations always appreciated).


Come and join us on Monday nights – doors open 7.00pm with an opportunity to socialise and buy drinks and food beforehand. Screenings start at 7.30pm. 


Become part of the best-kept film screening secret in town!


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Canterbury Film Society brochure 2020 | Metropolis

2020 Brochure

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.