The Canterbury Film Society is an Incorporated Society affiliated with the NZ Federation of Film Societies. CFS Membership entitles voting rights at the CFS AGM.
Most screenings are open to members only, unless otherwise indicated, and censor’s ratings apply
Flexi-Passes give access to any three films but do not include rights and benefits of full membership
Full membership is valid for 12 months from date of purchase
All prices are GST inclusive
Lost membership cards will not be replaced
All memberships are non-transferable
All information given is confidential and used in accordance with the Privacy Act 1993.
Three membership options are available:
⬤ FULL YEAR MEMBERSHIP ($140)
Full membership offers UNLIMITED entry to the entire film season
and offers other benefits including:
Discounts at the New Zealand International Film Festival (NZIFF)
Discounts at Alice and Lumière Cinemas
Free entry to any other New Zealand Film Society screening nationwide
Free admission for a guest to any one screening
New members can join at any time of the year, with membership running for 12 months from the month of joining.
The following reduced-price full memberships are available:
DISCOUNTED Full Membership: $130 (Seniors 65+/Unwaged/Film Guild)
STUDENT Full Membership: $90 (Tertiary)
HIGH SCHOOL Full Membership: $50 (13–18 years)
⬤ HALF-YEAR MEMBERSHIP ($80)
Half-year memberships are valid for all screenings from either February–June or July–October 2023.
⬤ FLEXI-PASS ($40)
A Flexi-Pass is a limited membership which offers entry to any three films of your choice and can be shared to bring along friends to a screening. Passes never expire, so can be used over multiple years.
If you love your Half-Year or Flexi-Pass Membership and want to see more, you can pay the difference and upgrade to a Full Membership. This offers a convenient pay-by-instalment option, i.e. Half Year can be converted to Full membership to the end of the year for $60.
New and renewing members are encouraged to join online and we can have your card ready to be picked up before a screening or posted to you.
Please fill out the online membership form below and click “Submit”.
If you select online payment, you’ll be given the option of immediate payment using PoliPay to connect to your bank account. If you’d prefer to set-up an online bank transfer manually, please credit our bank account and use your name as the reference.
CANTERBURY FILM SOCIETY
If you are unable to make an online payment, please bring exact cash to complete your enrolment before a screening. Eftpos is not available.
Treat a Film Lover
If you want to treat a movie lover in your life, we can arrange to send you a Flexi-Pass, Half-Year or Full membership card for your lucky recipient with a welcome letter and brochure.
Please get in touch by emailing email@example.com.