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 proudly claim to be "the largest littlest film society in the land"! We have an annual subscription of over 500 members, and as a volunteer organisation we are well supported by our local community with audience numbers often over 100 people attending our film sessions.

Whangarei Film Society: End of Season (2023)

We ended our 2023 film nights with a fantastic turn out of members and supporters for the Irish comedy-drama, ROISE AND FRANK.  A big thanks / nga mihi nui to all 191 of you who attended!

WFS film nights will resume in March 2024 with our AGM (date tbc) followed by our first film screening. A schedule of films will be posted here in February. 

ABOUT US: We screen weekly film nights , Thursdays @ 6pm and 8pm, March – November. We are located within Forum North, 7 Rust Avenue, Whangarei. Films are screened in the Capitaine Bougainville Theatre on the Mezzanine floor of Forum North. 

MEMBERSHIP 2023: Now closed.

Gift Certificates for our 2024 season now available. Email our Secretary for details.  

COVID-19: While the NZ government has eased restrictions, mask wearing and being socially distanced is still a welcome practise when attending our film nights. Please show courtesy to others and their health needs.

Thank you for supporting these guidelines. Noho ora mai.

 ‘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 2024 will be held in the Capitaine Bougainville Theatre, Forum North venue, 7 Rust Avenue, Whangarei.

All residents and visitors to Whangarei are welcome at screenings. Cash & door sales only.

Tickets cost (per film) $10 for members & $15 for non-members. Cash is required (there is an ATM nearby at the BNZ, Rust Avenue).

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

MEMBERSHIP: Already a member of the WFS? You can now pre-pay your membership online (details on our weekly mailout) OR you can pay at the Membership desk on film nights.

If you wish to become a member, you will need to fill out a membership form (name & contact etc details) and pay your $30 fee to the Secretary on the Membership desk.

For general enquiries, refer to the Contact page.