Thought-provoking, inspiring and entertaining movies from around the world are on the bill at the 2017 Raglan Film Festival. Taking place between 15-23 September at the Old School. For further details about each movie showing at the festival, plus RAFFA screenings, pick up copies of the official Film
Festival leaflet and brochure, available at the Old School and various outlets around town.
Here’s a taste of what’s in store:
The festival opens on Friday 15 September with Haka and Guitars, a multi-award winning New Zealand documentary about Operation Belisi, modern history’s most successful peacekeeping mission.
Friday 15 Sept, 8pm, and Wednesday 20 Sept, 4.30pm. Documentary/ 52 mins/New Zealand.
A troubled town is plunged into chaos when a boy accidentally makes a new friend in My Pet Dinosaur, an imaginative action adventure suitable for the whole family.
Sunday 17 Sept, 2pm, and Tuesday 19 Sept, 5.30pm. Action Adventure Family/97 mins/PG Coarse Language
Raoul Peck’s outstanding Oscar-nominated documentary, I Am Not Your Negro, narrated by Samuel L.
Jackson, presents an astonishing and challenging examination of race in the USA.
Tuesday 19 Sept, 7pm, and Friday 22 Sept, 5.30pm. Documentary/90 mins/USA.
Gardeners and artists alike won’t want to miss The Artist’s Garden, which tells the story of the American Impressionist movement.
Sunday 17 Sept, 4.30pm, and Wednesday 20 Sept, 7pm. Documentary/90 mins/USA.
Perfect Strangers presents a fiendishly clever take on decorum in the age of technology posing the
question: how well do we really know those closest to us?
Saturday 16 Sept, 8pm, and Thursday 21 Sept, 4.30pm. Comedy Drama/96mins/M Offensive Language and
Lords of Dogtown follows the ‘Z-Boys’ skate team in 1970s California.
Saturday 16 Sept, 5.30pm, and Friday 22 Sept, 8pm. $8 with skateboard, $10 without! Biography/Rated M,
Sexual References/107 mins/USA.
The story of prolific rapper, actor, poet and activist Tupac Shakur is the subject of All Eyes On Me, showing on Sunday 17 Sept, 7pm, and Thursday 21 Sept, 7pm. Biographical Drama/139 mins/R16 Violence, Offensive.
Licensed bar and homemade snacks on sale at all screenings. Adult single $15, concession $12, child $8.
Multi-entry special: Six sessions for the price of four $60. Book online:
raglanmovies.nz or phone 825 0023.