Sessions: Thu 24 August - Wed 30 August
Palmerston North 06 355 5335
70 Broadway Ave
Palmerston North, , 4410
Traditional Sessions
3D Terminator 2: Judgment Day (M) 133 mins No Free Tickets

Thu 6:15PM 3D

Fri 8:30PM 3D

Sat 8:45PM 3D

Sun 8:15PM 3D

American Made (R13) 115 mins No Free Tickets

Thu 1:15PM, 3:45PM, 5:50PM, 8:20PM

Fri 1:10PM, 3:30PM, 6:00PM, 8:10PM

Sat 1:15PM, 3:45PM, 6:15PM, 8:10PM

Sun 1:10PM, 3:00PM, 5:40PM, 8:10PM

Mon Tue 12:50PM, 3:20PM, 5:50PM, 8:15PM

Wed 12:50PM, 3:30PM, 6:00PM, 8:20PM

An Inconvenient Sequel - Truth To Power (PG) 98 mins No Free Tickets

Thu 11:00AM, 3:40PM, 6:10PM, 6:30PM

Fri 10:00AM, 4:15PM, 6:00PM

Sat Sun 10:30AM, 4:15PM, 6:00PM

Mon Tue Wed 11:00AM, 3:50PM, 6:00PM

Annabelle: Creation (R16) 109 mins

Thu 1:20PM, 3:50PM, 8:30PM

Fri Sat Sun Wed 1:10PM, 3:30PM, 8:30PM

Mon Tue 1:10PM, 3:30PM, 6:10PM, 8:30PM

Baby Driver (R13) 113 mins

Thu 1:15PM, 8:15PM

Fri 3:20PM, 8:15PM

Sat 12:50PM, 6:10PM

Sun 1:00PM, 8:20PM

Mon Tue 1:00PM, 5:40PM, 8:00PM

Wed 8:15PM

Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie (G) 89 mins No Free Tickets

Sun 12:30PM

Cars 3 (G) 109 mins

Sat 10:30AM

Sun 11:00AM

Despicable Me 3 (PG) 90 mins No Free Tickets

Sat Sun 10:00AM, 12:10PM

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul (PG) 91 mins

Sat 11:00AM

Sun 10:30AM

Dunkirk (M) 106 mins

Thu 10:30AM, 1:10PM, 3:25PM, 6:15PM

Fri 10:00AM, 1:20PM, 3:40PM, 6:20PM

Sat Sun 1:20PM, 3:40PM, 6:20PM

Mon Tue 1:20PM, 3:40PM, 5:50PM, 8:20PM

Wed 10:30AM, 3:40PM, 5:50PM, 8:20PM

Exhibition on Screen - The Artist's Garden American Impressionism (E) 90 mins No Free Tickets

Sat Wed 3:30PM

Hampstead (PG) 103 mins

Thu 10:30AM, 12:00PM

Fri 10:30AM, 12:50PM

Mon Tue 10:30AM, 3:20PM

Wed 10:30AM, 1:20PM

Logan Lucky (M) 118 mins No Free Tickets

Thu 10:00AM, 8:40PM

Fri Sat Wed 5:45PM

Sun 8:30PM

Mon Tue 8:10PM

National Theatre: Obsession (M) 120 mins No Free Tickets

Sun Wed 1:00PM

NZIFF: 20th Century Women (TBC) 119 mins No Free Tickets

Thu 6:00PM

NZIFF: A Fantastic Woman (M) 105 mins No Free Tickets

Mon 1:45PM

NZIFF: A Ghost Story (TBC) 93 mins No Free Tickets

Fri 4:00PM

Tue 8:15PM

NZIFF: An Insignificant Man (TBC) 96 mins No Free Tickets

Sun 3:45PM

NZIFF: Blue (TBC) 76 mins No Free Tickets

Tue 1:30PM

NZIFF: Born In China (G) 79 mins No Free Tickets

Sun 12:00PM

NZIFF: Bpm (TBC) 144 mins No Free Tickets

Fri 7:45PM

Tue 3:15PM

NZIFF: Dries (E) 90 mins No Free Tickets

Thu 2:00PM

Sun 1:45PM

NZIFF: Happy End (TBC) 110 mins No Free Tickets

Sun 5:45PM

Wed 11:30AM

NZIFF: I Am Not Your Negro (TBC) 93 mins No Free Tickets

Fri 2:00PM

NZIFF: Kedi (G) 79 mins No Free Tickets

Thu Sat 12:00PM

NZIFF: Kiki Love To Love (R18) 102 mins No Free Tickets

Sun 8:00PM

Wed 4:00PM

NZIFF: Kobi (TBC) 103 mins No Free Tickets

Tue 6:00PM

Wed 1:45PM

NZIFF: Lady Macbeth (TBC) 89 mins No Free Tickets

Thu 8:30PM

Mon 4:00PM

NZIFF: Maudie (TBC) 115 mins No Free Tickets

Tue 11:15AM

NZIFF: Nga Whanaunga Maori Pasifika Shorts 2017 (M) 91 mins No Free Tickets

Sat 2:00PM

NZIFF: Swagger Of Thieves (TBC) 110 mins No Free Tickets

Sat 8:30PM

Mon 7:45PM

NZIFF: That's Not Me (TBC) 86 mins No Free Tickets

Thu 4:00PM

Wed 6:00PM

NZIFF: The Beguiled (TBC) 94 mins No Free Tickets

Sat 6:30PM

NZIFF: The Farthest (TBC) 121 mins No Free Tickets

Mon 11:15AM

NZIFF: The Killing Of A Sacred Deer (TBC) 125 mins No Free Tickets

Wed 8:00PM

NZIFF: The Midwife (TBC) 117 mins No Free Tickets

Fri 11:30AM

Sat 4:00PM

NZIFF: The Party (TBC) 71 mins No Free Tickets

Fri Mon 6:00PM

Paris Can Wait (PG) 92 mins

Thu Mon Tue Wed 10:00AM

Fri 11:00AM

SGFF - Laputa: Castle in the Sky - Japanese Version (PG) 125 mins No Free Tickets

Sat 8:30PM

SGFF - Spirited Away - English Version (PG) 125 mins No Free Tickets

Sun 3:30PM

SGFF - The Cat Returns - Japanese Version (G) 75 mins No Free Tickets

Fri 8:30PM

Spider-Man: Homecoming (M) 133 mins

Thu Fri Sat Mon Tue Wed 10:30AM

Studio Ghibli FF Premiere (PG) 116 mins No Free Tickets

Thu 6:00PM

The Big Sick (M) 120 mins

Thu 1:00PM, 3:30PM

Fri Sat 1:30PM, 5:50PM

Sun 10:30AM, 5:50PM

Mon Tue 10:00AM, 1:10PM, 8:10PM

Wed 1:10PM, 8:10PM

The Dark Tower (M) 95 mins No Free Tickets

Thu 10:00AM, 2:10PM, 3:50PM, 8:25PM

Fri 12:05PM, 2:10PM, 4:10PM, 6:20PM

Sat 10:00AM, 2:10PM, 4:10PM, 6:20PM, 8:15PM

Sun 10:00AM, 2:10PM, 6:20PM, 8:45PM

Mon Tue Wed 1:30PM, 3:50PM, 6:10PM, 8:30PM

The Hitman's Bodyguard (R16) 118 mins No Free Tickets

Fri 1:15PM, 8:40PM

Sat 1:00PM, 8:40PM

Sun 3:45PM, 8:40PM

Wed 6:30PM

The Trip to Spain (M) 111 mins

Thu 10:30AM, 4:10PM

Fri 10:30AM, 3:50PM, 6:15PM

Sat 3:45PM

Sun 3:40PM, 6:00PM

Mon Tue Wed 10:30AM, 3:30PM, 6:10PM

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (M) 137 mins

Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed 10:00AM

War for the Planet of the Apes (M) 140 mins

Thu 12:50PM

Fri Sat Sun 10:00AM

Mon Tue Wed 12:45PM

Wolf Warrior 2 (R16) 123 mins No Free Tickets

Fri Sat 8:30PM

Sun 6:10PM

Film Synopsis
American Made (R13)
A pilot lands work for the CIA and as a drug runner in the south during the 1980s.
Dunkirk (M)
Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire, Canada, and France are surrounded by the German army and evacuated during a fierce battle in World War II.
The Dark Tower (M)
There are other worlds than these. Stephen King’s The Dark Tower, the ambitious and expansive story from one of the world’s most celebrated authors, makes its launch to the big screen. The last Knight Warrior, Roland Deschain (Idris Elba), has been locked in an eternal battle with Walter O’Dim, also known as the Man in Black (Matthew McConaughey), determined to prevent him from toppling the Dark Tower, which holds the universe together.
Annabelle: Creation (R16)
Several years after the tragic death of their little girl, a dollmaker and his wife welcome a nun and several girls from a shuttered orphanage into their home, soon becoming the target of the dollmaker's possessed creation, Annabelle.
An Inconvenient Sequel - Truth To Power (PG)
A decade after AN INCONVENIENT TRUTH brought climate change into the heart of popular culture, comes the riveting & rousing follow-up that shows just how close we are to a real energy revolution. Vice President Al Gore continues his tireless fight traveling around the world training an army of climate champions & influencing international climate policy.
Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (M)
Time-traveling agent Valerian is sent to investigate a galactic empire, along with his partner Laureline.
Logan Lucky (M)
Two brothers attempt to pull off a heist during a NASCAR race in North Carolina.
The Big Sick (M)
A couple deals with their cultural differences as their relationship grows.
Baby Driver (R13)
A talented, young getaway driver (Ansel Elgort) relies on the beat of his personal soundtrack to be the best in the game. When he meets the girl of his dreams (Lily James), Baby sees a chance to ditch his criminal life and make a clean getaway. But after being coerced into working for a crime boss (Kevin Spacey), he must face the music when a doomed heist threatens his life, love and freedom.
Hampstead (PG)
A heart-warming romantic comedy set around the beautiful Hampstead Heath in London, a quiet piece of countryside in a vast metropolis. Living in a lovely old apartment on the edge of the Heath, American widow Emily Walters feels like she is drifting aimlessly through life. Then she meets Donald, who has lived harmoniously on the Heath for 17 years in a ramshackle hut. When property developers attempt to destroy his home, Emily steps up to defend Donald in the escalating battle.
Despicable Me 3 (PG)
Balthazar Bratt, a child star from the 1980s, hatches a scheme for world domination.
The Hitman's Bodyguard (R16)
The world's top bodyguard gets a new client, a hit man who must testify at the International Court of Justice. They must put their differences aside and work together to make it to the trial on time.
Spider-Man: Homecoming (M)
A young Peter Parker/Spider-Man begins to navigate his newfound identity as the web-slinging superhero.
War for the Planet of the Apes (M)
A nation of genetically evolved apes led by Caesar becomes embroiled in a battle with an army of humans.
Wolf Warrior 2 (R16)
The Trip to Spain (M)
Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon embark on a 6 part episodic road trip through Spain. Sampling the restaurants, eateries and sights along the way.
3D Terminator 2: Judgment Day (M)
Remastered in 3D // A cyborg, identical to the one who failed to kill Sarah Connor, must now protect her teenage son, John Connor, from a more advanced cyborg.
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul (PG)
Greg convinces his family to take a road trip to attend his great grandmother's 90th birthday as a cover for what he really wants: to attend a nearby gamer convention. Unsurprisingly, things do not go according to plan and Heffley family antics ensue.
Paris Can Wait (PG)
Anne is at a crossroads in her life. Long married to a successful, driven but inattentive movie producer, she unexpectedly finds herself taking a car trip from Cannes to Paris with a business associate of her husband. What should be a seven-hour drive turns into a carefree two-day adventure replete with diversions involving picturesque sights, fine food and wine, humor, wisdom and romance, reawakening Anne's senses and giving her a new lust for life.
Cars 3 (G)
Lightning McQueen sets out to prove to a new generation of racers that he's still the best race car in the world.
Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie (G)
Two overly imaginative pranksters named George and Harold, hypnotize their principal into thinking he's a ridiculously enthusiastic, incredibly dimwitted superhero named Captain Underpants.
NZIFF: Happy End (TBC)
Jean-Louis Trintignant is the failing patriarch and Isabelle Huppert his daughter in this satirical dissection of a powerful French construction dynasty from Austrian director Michael Haneke (Amour, Caché).
NZIFF: 20th Century Women (TBC)
Annette Bening captivates as a single mother enlisting Greta Gerwig and Elle Fanning to help raise her 15-year-old son in this funny, nuanced memoir of late-70s lifestyles from director Mike Mills (Beginners).
NZIFF: The Beguiled (TBC)
Colin Farrell plays a wounded Civil War mercenary under the care of a commune of young women, led by Nicole Kidman, in Sofia Coppola’s beautiful, feminist take on Don Siegel’s 1971 Southern Gothic psychodrama.
NZIFF: Kedi (G)
More than just another example of cute kittens on camera, this documentary about the cats of Istanbul and the people who watch out for them exudes charm and insight that a million YouTube videos cannot match.
NZIFF: Lady Macbeth (TBC)
Florence Pugh is mesmerising as she transmutes from nervous bride to femme fatale in this bracing British period drama based on a 19th century Russian classic.
NZIFF: The Party (TBC)
“This sketch of an ambitious Westminster politician and dinner-party hostess (Kristin Scott Thomas), whose life comes spectacularly apart before the canapés are even served, is a consummate drawing-room divertissement, played with relish by a dream ensemble.” — Guy Lodge, Variety
NZIFF: The Killing Of A Sacred Deer (TBC)
Reuniting with his Lobster director, Colin Farrell plays a surgeon, husband and father of two whose placid domestic life is slowly, insidiously disrupted by the persistent demands of a teenage stalker.
Exhibition on Screen - The Artist's Garden American Impressionism (E)
Following the smash hit Painting the Modern Garden: Monet to Matisse from Season 3 of EXHIBITION ON SCREEN comes a new film based on the hugely popular exhibition ‘The Artist’s Garden: American Impressionism and the Garden Movement’ from the Florence Griswold Museum in Connecticut, widely considered a home of American impressionism.
National Theatre: Obsession (M)
Jude Law (The Young Pope, Closer, The Talented Mr. Ripley) stars in the stage production of Obsession, broadcast live from the Barbican Theatre in London. Ivo van Hove (NT Live: A View from the Bridge, Hedda Gabler) directs this new stage adaptation of Luchino Visconti’s 1943 film.Gino is a drifter, down-at-heel and magnetically handsome. At a road side restaurant he encounters husband and wife, Giuseppe and Giovanna. Irresistibly attracted to each other, Gino and Giovanna begin a fiery affair
SGFF - Laputa: Castle in the Sky - Japanese Version (PG)
Pazu, an engineer's apprentice finds a young girl, Sheeta floating down from the sky wearing a glowing pendant. Together they discover both are searching for the legendary floating castle Laputa and vow to unravel the mystery of the luminous crystal around her neck. Their quest won't be easy however. There are air pirates, secret agents and astounding obstacles to keep them from the truth - and from each other.
NZIFF: Kiki Love To Love (R18)
Anyone for harpaxophilia? How about somnophilia? In five intertwined mini-romcoms, a scorching summer heatwave intensifies the very particular desires of a collection of Madrid lovers. A major hit at the Spanish box office.
NZIFF: That's Not Me (TBC)
A wannabe star is gutted by her identical twin sister’s HBO success – plus she’s dating Jared Leto – then decides to take advantage in this wry Aussie comedy of outsized fantasies and bad behaviour.
NZIFF: The Farthest (TBC)
The incredible journey of the Voyager spaceship is retraced by the women and men closest to the action in this exhilarating big-screen documentary.
SGFF - The Cat Returns - Japanese Version (G)
From Studio Ghibli. Haru, a schoolgirl bored by her ordinary routine, saves the life of an unusual cat, and suddenly her world is transformed beyond anything she's ever imagined.
SGFF - Spirited Away - English Version (PG)
From the legendary Japanese animator Hayao Miyazaki (Princess Mononoke), this Academy Award winner (Best Animated Film) follows the fanciful adventures of a ten-year-old girl named Chihiro
NZIFF: Dries (E)
The 30-year career of prolific Belgian fashion designer Dries Van Noten is celebrated in this doco, which visits the designer’s atelier and home while following his production of four collections a year.
NZIFF: Born In China (G)
Disney’s famed nature documentary unit brings the epic journey of three animal families enduring China’s vast and unforgiving terrain spectacularly to the big screen.
NZIFF: The Midwife (TBC)
Catherine Frot stars as a conscientious midwife reluctantly reconnecting with Catherine Deneuve as the flamboyant step-mother who absconded 30 years earlier, in this lively drama from writer/director Martin Provost (Séraphine
NZIFF: Maudie (TBC)
Sally Hawkins delivers an unforgettable performance as Nova Scotian folk artist Maud Lewis, irrepressible despite arthritis and a churlish husband (Ethan Hawke), in this gently flowing biopic set in the 1930s.
This warm and humorous doco about Kobi Bosshard, widely regarded as the grandfather of contemporary New Zealand jewellery, explores his philosophy of life and work, as captured by his daughter Andrea Bosshard.
Studio Ghibli FF Premiere (PG)
NZIFF: A Fantastic Woman (M)
Rising Chilean director Sebastián Lelio (Gloria) celebrates the endurance of a woman under suspicion of murder in a film that heralds a stellar debut for transgender actress Daniela Vega.
NZIFF: Nga Whanaunga Maori Pasifika Shorts 2017 (M)
NZIFF: I Am Not Your Negro (TBC)
This Oscar-nominated documentary draws an astonishing, challenging and utterly contemporary examination of race in the United States entirely from the writings and interview footage of civil rights icon James Baldwin.
A wary newcomer to the radical activist life risks his heart with one of its firecracker stars in this stirring and moving exploration of the ACT UP movement that protested government inaction on AIDS in the 90s.
NZIFF: A Ghost Story (TBC)
A simple story told with the simplest means, A Ghost Story tracks the progress of a ghost who can’t let go of the woman he loved and the house they shared, evoking a profoundly moving sense of existential disquiet.
Filmed over two years in Indonesia, the Philippines, Hawaii and Australia, this beautifully crafted wake-up call to the state of the earth’s oceans profiles inspiring individuals working to preserve and protect marine life.
NZIFF: Swagger Of Thieves (TBC)
Taking its cue from its subjects, Julian Boshier’s all-access portrait of Head Like a Hole’s Nigel ‘Booga’ Beazley and Nigel Regan at home, on the road and in full roar on stage tells it like no other NZ music doco ever dared.
NZIFF: An Insignificant Man (TBC)
With exceptional access, this documentary about the rise of India’s newest parliamentary party, the Common Man’s Party (AAP), and the divisive, charismatic man at its heart, makes for riveting viewing.