Jun 18-19: Movies at the Old School

Three movies screening at the Old School on the 18th and 19th June.

Pay at the door by cash or EFTPOS.

The office is open Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays between 10am and 2pm for pre-purchase of tickets.

We no longer accept reserves by phone or email.

Reserves can only be made using the web reservation system using the links on this page.

We accept online reserve requests up to Friday at 12 noon for weekend movies and up to 24 hours before the start of mid-week movies – provided the session isn’t already full.

Online reserves must be paid for in the time from 30 minutes before the start of a session to 15 minutes before the start.

From 15 minutes before the start they will be resold if the session is full.

Theatre doors opens 30 minutes before advertised start time. Arrive early if you want a comfy seat. There is a cafe with juice, Bundaberg drinks, plus yummy food on sale. This session is not licensed so wine and beer is not available.


EYE IN THE SKY

Sat 18th at 8pm, Sun 19th at 4.30pm.

Colonel Katherine Powell (Helen Mirren) in a scene from EYE IN THE SKY, directed by Gavin Hood. In cinemas 24 March 2016. An Entertainment One Films release. For more information contact Claire Fromm: cfromm@entonegroup.com
Colonel Katherine Powell (Helen Mirren) in a scene from EYE IN THE SKY, directed by Gavin Hood. In cinemas 24 March 2016. An Entertainment One Films release. For more information contact Claire Fromm: [email protected]

A smart, politically charged thriller set on the cutting edge of contemporary drone warfare.

The film centres on Colonel Katherine Powell (Helen Mirren), a UK military intelligence officer in command of a top-secret operation to capture terrorists in Kenya. When Powell learns the terrorists are about to embark on a deadly suicide mission, the operation escalates from “capture” to “kill.”

4 Stars NZ Herald “Real-time, real-world nerve-shredder.”

4 Stars Stuff “A smart and provocative film.

tarring: Helen Mirren, Aaron Paul, Alan Rickman, Iain Glen, Barkhad Abdi

Directed by Gavin Hood (‘Ender’s Game’, ‘Tsotsi’)

Written by Guy Hibbert

Drama, Thriller, War | 1hr 42mins | M | Violence & offensive language | Country of Origin: UK


MAVIS

Sat 18th at 4.30pm, Sun 19th at 8.00pm

160608MAVISDocumentary biopic on Mavis Staples, the almighty singer whose family group – the Staple Singers – invigorated millions and helped power the civil rights movement with their music.

Featuring powerful live performances, rare archival footage, and conversations with friends and contemporaries including Bob Dylan, Prince, Bonnie Raitt, Levon Helm, Jeff Tweedy and Chuck D.

“…packed full of fascinating information. . . live performance footage. ” 4.5 /5 stars. Stuff.

Documentary, Music | 1 hr 21 mins |
PG | Coarse language | Country of
Origin: USA.


HUNT FOR THE WILDERPEOPLE

Sat 18th at 2.00pm

08-RonFrom the director of ‘Boy’ and ‘What We Do In the Shadows’,Taika Waititi new film is a hilarious and heartfelt adventure based on Barry Crump’s novel, ‘Wild Pork & Watercress’. Ricky (Julian Dennison) is a defiant young city kid who finds himself on the run with his grumpy foster uncle (Sam Neill). A national manhunt ensues and the two are forced to work together to survive.

4 STARS from We Got This Covered who saw Hunt for the Wilderpeople as part of Tribeca Film Festival 2016! “The most endearing quality about Hunt For The Wilderpeople is its ability to keep snowballing into this bigger, more grandiose cinematic adventure as scenes press on.”

Guardian UK “Dennison and Neill are comic dynamite.”

NZ Listener 4 Stars “Enormous Fun.”

World Premiere – Sundance Film Festival January 2016

CAST: SAM NEILL, JULIAN DENNISON, RHYS DARBY, STAN WALKER, RIMA
TE WIATA, OSCAR KIGHTLEY, RACHEL HOUSE, COHEN HOLLOWAY

Drama | 1hr 33mins | PG rating (Violence, coarse language, some scenes may disturb young children) |

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