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 no benefits at the NZIFF or other NZ Film Societies
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 ($130)
Full membership offers UNLIMITED entry to the film season
and offers other benefits including:
Discounts at the International Film Festival
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: $120 (Seniors 65+/Unwaged/Film Guild)
STUDENT Full Membership: $90 (Tertiary)
HIGH SCHOOL Full Membership: $50 (13–18 years)
⬤ HALF-YEAR MEMBERSHIP ($70)
Half-year memberships are valid for all screenings from either February–June or June–October 2021.
⬤ FLEXI-PASS ($30)
A Flexi-Pass is a limited membership which offers entry to any three films of your choice and can be used to bring along friends to a screening. Passes never expire so can be used over multiple years.
Adore your Flexi- or Half-Year Pass? Keen to keep coming? It’s easy to upgrade to a full membership, like a pay-by-instalment option. i.e. four Flexi-Passes plus $10 converts to full membership, three Flexi-Passes translate to a tertiary student membership, and one Flexi-Pass plus $20 becomes a Youth membership.
Treat a Film Lover
If you want to treat a movie lover in your life, we can arrange to send you a Flexi-Pass (allowing them to see any three films), Half-Year or Full membership card ready for you to present to your lucky recipient. Please get in touch by emailing email@example.com.