2012 Films

Thursday 13 September


8.00pm ★ World Premiere ★ Te Kumara – documentary, 45 mins
A beautifully crafted documentary about the traditional ways of growing and storing kumara by Whaingaroa’s own Te Mauri Tau. Introduction by Tuihana Bosch and Q&A afterwards.
Special price – adults $5, children $2.


Friday 14 September


Margin Call

4.30pm Bernie – comedy/drama, 1:39mins, M
Jack Black and Shirley MacLaine star in Bernie, a film about a nice guy who makes everyone feel special… or does he?


8.00pm Margin Call – drama, 1:47 mins, M
Boardroom thriller following the employees of a large New York investment bank over the opening 24 hours of the 2008 financial crisis.


Saturday 15 September


Puzzle Inc

1.30pm Movies for Kids

Brought to you by Flux Animation

Suitable up to eight years.
Special price: children $2, accompanying adults free.

1. Puzzle Inc – season 1, 10 mins
2. Just Imagine – season 1, 10 mins
3. Hoops & Yoyo Ruin Christmas – 22 mins

One Flux Animation DVD boxset to be won!


4.30pm Sky Whisperers Ranginui – documentary, 1:28mins
A thought provoking environmental film calling us to a closer intimacy with our skies.

Preceded by River Dog – documentary, 30mins
The story of one New Zealand farmer and his team of dogs battling against all odds to keep the Pahaoa River clean.

Sponsored by Whaingaroa Environment Centre


8.00pm Bernie – comedy/drama, 1:39mins, M
Jack Black and Shirley MacLaine star in Bernie, a film about a nice guy who makes everyone feel special… or does he?


Sunday 16 September


33 Postcards

4.30pm 33 Postcards – drama, 1:37mins, M
Chinese orphan Mei Mei seeks out her Australian child-sponsor in this tale of two social misfits whose lives come together despite their different cultures, ages and circumstances.

Preceded by V48HOURS Short Films


8.00pm Le Havre – comedy/drama, 1:33mins, G
An acid-tinged yet strangely gentle comedy-drama where police inspector Monet pursues a trio trying to unite a young African refugee with his mother in London.

Preceded by V48HOURS Short Films


Thursday 20 September


Le Havre

4.30pm Le Havre – comedy/drama, 1:33mins, G
An acid-tinged yet strangely gentle comedy-drama where police inspector Monet pursues a trio trying to unite a young African refugee with his mother in London.

Preceded by V48HOURS Short Films


8.00pm Sky Whisperers Ranginui – documentary, 1:28mins
A thought provoking environmental film calling us to a closer intimacy with our skies.

Preceded by River Dog – documentary, 30mins
The story of one New Zealand farmer and his team of dogs battling against all odds to keep the Pahaoa River clean.

 Sponsored by Whaingaroa Environment Centre


Friday 21 September


A Separation

4.30pm Margin Call – drama, 1:47 mins, M
Boardroom thriller following the employees of a large New York investment bank over the opening 24 hours of the 2008 financial crisis.


8.00pm A Separation – drama, 2:03mins, PG-13
A tale of divorce and its collateral damage set in Iran.


Saturday 22 September


RAFFA festivities

7.00pm ★ The RAFFA Awards ★

The third annual Raglan Arts Film Festival Awards

Come along and enjoy the red carpet festivities and celebration of Raglan cinema! Includes awards ceremony, glass of bubbly or juice and a light meal. Cash bar available. Tickets on sale at the Old School Arts Centre. $30 per person ($25 for Old School members).

7.00pm Doors and bar open (buffet meal served)
7.30pm Nomination announcements
8.00pm Screening of nominated short and feature films
9.00pm Awards presentation
9.15pm Bar open


Sunday 23 September


A Deeper Shade of Blue

1.30pm Screening of selected RAFFA films


8.00pm A Deeper Shade of Blue – documentary, 1:31mins
By legendary film-maker Jack McCoy, it is truly an exhilarating film exploring the roots of surfing.