Note: This film screening postponed from 31 May to 7 June.
To Film Enthusiasts city-wide.
The Canterbury Film Society meets every Monday night at 7.30 pm at the Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetū, with breaks for public holidays and the International Film Festival. We’ve made joining easy and there are membership prices to suit every pocket: choose one of our 12-month memberships or a $30 Flexi-Pass that gives access to any three films of choice, may be shared amongst friends and has no expiry date. New members are warmly welcome and asked to come earlier than 7.30 pm to speak to our membership team. (Downloading a membership form from our website and filling it in before you come is helpful.) Doors open at 7 pm for socialising and for sales of food ($2) and drink ($2–$5). Please assist us by bringing in no outside food or drink. Thank you :)
This screening is director Joe Talbot's ‘The Last Black Man in San Francisco’.
Jimmie and his friend try to reclaim his childhood home, built by his grandfather. Their odyssey highlights what is lost through gentrification.
A USA production, 2019, 121 minutes, rated M.
For more information about our 2021 programme and membership options, or to request text or email reminders about our weekly or special events, go to our website – link above.
VENUE: Screenings are held in the Phillip Carter Auditorium at the Christchurch Art Gallery. This is a 178-seat tiered theatre with excellent sound and visual facilities.
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Canterbury Film Society Team