Welcome to Our World of Cinema!

Whangarei Film Society Inc. screens a varied programme of high quality films. These include international festival releases, award winning documentaries, dramas, avant-garde and historic films.

We are an independent. not-for-profit film society, and may well be New Zealand's largest with an annual subscription of over 500 members (2016 & 2017 seasons) !

A big bouquet to us all! In just 11 film nights, we have had an audience of 1,604 people. Our largest film audience has been 208 for LOVING VINCENT.   And . . . on 9 films nights, we have had audiences of over 100 people.            

                     Thanks to our members and supporters. 


The Capitaine Bougainville Theatre has become available for us for Thursday 12 July. We have re-scheduled NERUDA to screen at 6pm and will show ONE THOUSAND ROPES at 8pm. We will then re-screen this film @ 6pm the following week (Thursday 19 July). 

WFS & The Sound of Whangarei 107.3 fm promo . . . Be in to win 2 free tickets to any film of your choosing .. find out by clicking on The Sound logo on this page & visit their WIN page.                                                                                                                                     Congratulations to our weekly winners so far. 

NO FILM NIGHTs  on Thursday 28 JUNE,  30 AUGUST or 20 SEPTEMBER . 



‘Film Club’ at Forum North is the spot where film lovers gather for a drink and to meet friends before Thursday screenings between March and November.  Film screenings for 2018 will either be in the Capitaine Bougainville Theatre or the Exhibition Hall at Forum North on Rust Avenue.

All residents and visitors to Whangarei are welcome at screenings. Door sales only.

To receive regular emails about Whangarei Film Society coming film events, fill in the box provided on these pages.

To join the WFS, you are welcome to print off the 2018 Membership Form and bring with you ( & $25 ) to any film night. See the Membership Desk.

For general enquiries, refer to the Contact page.



Upcoming Films

Film Title Screening Date
ONE THOUSAND ROPES » 12th & 19th July
The Bookshop » 19th & 26th July
Sweet Country » 26th July & 2nd August
The Florida Project » 2nd & 9th August
Tulip Fever » 9th & 16th August