2014 Films


Friday 12 September


fantail8.00pm Fantail
Drama, 81 mins, R15 – violence, offensive language, drug use

Blonde-haired Tania thinks she’s Maori. She works the night shift at her local petrol station, saving to take her brother Pi to Queensland to search for their father. But when Pi heads to the Bay of Plenty to pick kiwifruit, trouble starts to crew. Tania realises she needs to save her brother and bring him home. Then one night a cheeky little bird ruins everything…

Preceded by RAFFA Nominated short films, group A


Saturday 13 September


lost-causes4.30pm The Keeper of Lost Causes
Drama, 93 mins, M

Disgraced detective Carl Mørck (The Killing) is reassigned to a newly created police unit – Department Q – to close cold cases. But when Mørck and his new partner Assad begin to investigate the mysterious disappearance of a politician five years earlier, they are thrown headlong into the dark underworld of Copenhagen.


znail8.00pm The Z-Nail Gang
Drama, 85 mins, M – violence

When a multinational mining corporation threatens the lives of a small and peaceful New Zealand coastal town, the residents are torn between those who welcome the promise of prosperity and those who fear the mining of their sacred mountain. But they quickly realise that unless they can come together as a unified group, they’ll lose what’s most precious to them – their community and the land it dwells on.

Preceded by RAFFA Nominated short films, group B


Sunday 14 September


znail4.30pm The Z-Nail Gang
Drama, 85 mins, M – violence

When a multinational mining corporation threatens the lives of a small and peaceful New Zealand coastal town, the residents are torn between those who welcome the promise of prosperity and those who fear the mining of their sacred mountain. But they quickly realise that unless they can come together as a unified group, they’ll lose what’s most precious to them – their community and the land it dwells on.

Preceded by RAFFA Nominated short films, group B


lost-causes8.00pm The Keeper of Lost Causes
Drama, 93 mins, M

Disgraced detective Carl Mørck (The Killing) is reassigned to a newly created police unit – Department Q – to close cold cases. But when Mørck and his new partner Assad begin to investigate the mysterious disappearance of a politician five years earlier, they are thrown headlong into the dark underworld of Copenhagen.

Preceded by RAFFA Nominated short films, group C


Wednesday 17 September


8.00pm RAFFA Nominee Combined Screening
81 mins

Xtreme Waste, Community Enterprise, and This Is Just Batting Practice.

Entry by koha with Q&A afterwards.


Thursday 18 September


20000-days4.30pm 20,000 Days on Earth

Drama and reality combine in 20,000 Days On Earth, a fictitious 24 hours in the life of musician and international cultural icon Nick Cave.


hot-air-28.00pm Hot Air

Since 1990, when the National government set a target of 20% reduction within ten years, our greenhouse gas emissions have burgeoned. Hot Air is the story of twenty years of political struggle between politicians, scientists and activists wanting to reduce New Zealand’s emissions, and corporate leaders and their lobbyists working to protect profits and commercial advantage.

Preceded by RAFFA Nominated short films, group D


Friday 19 September


fantail4.30pm Fantail
Drama, 81 mins, R15 – violence, offensive language, drug use

Blonde-haired Tania thinks she’s Maori. She works the night shift at her local petrol station, saving to take her brother Pi to Queensland to search for their father. But when Pi heads to the Bay of Plenty to pick kiwifruit, trouble starts to crew. Tania realises she needs to save her brother and bring him home. Then one night a cheeky little bird ruins everything…

Preceded by RAFFA Nominated short films, group C


20000-days8.00pm 20,000 Days on Earth

Drama and reality combine in 20,000 Days On Earth, a fictitious 24 hours in the life of musician and international cultural icon Nick Cave.


Saturday 20 September


7.00pm ★ The RAFFA Awards ★

2012 RAFFA Award-300dpi -compressedCome 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. $35 per person ($30 for Old School members).

7.00pm Doors and guests arrive. Canapes served.
7.30pm Warm buffet served (Gallery room)
8.00pm Nominations announced
8.30pm Screening of clips of nominated films (Theatre)
9.30pm Awards presentation (Gallery room)
9.45pm Dessert served


Sunday 21 September


2.00pm Art To Wear 2014
Documentary, 51 mins

A documentary showing the talent and art on display at Raglan’s perpetually sold-out Art To Wear show. It only comes around once every two years and you probably couldn’t get tickets, or maybe you were working out the back getting the outfits ready during the show. In either case, this is your chance to see Raglan Art to Wear on the big screen!

Entry by koha.