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.

Kia ora Members and Supporters of the WFS.  Click the FILMS tab above to see more details about these films.

Whangarei Film Society:

We are delighted to screen weekly film nights  @ 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. 


 At our February WFS committee meeting, we made the decision to increase the annual membership fee to $30.  The same membership benefits apply  – $10 ticket, free complimentary ticket on sign up and other advantages.

PAYMENT: You still have the option to pay directly into our bank account (see details below), or you may prefer to pay at our membership desk at your first film night.

PAYMENT: For your annual membership, please pay $30 into the WFS bank account   38-9012- 0474271-03

On Line 1 (particulars) please state your First Name,

on Line 2 (code) put your Last Name and ,,,

on Line 3 (reference) give your phone number.

Your 2023 membership card will be available to collect from the membership desk, aiong with your complimentary ticket, when you arrive at your first film night.

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 2023 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.


Upcoming Films

Film Title Screening Date
Last Film Show » 21st & 28th September
Sugar and Stars » 28th September & 5th October
THE BOUNTY – Special Film Event » 12th October
A Good Doctor » 5th & 19th October
SHOW ME SHORTS film event » 26th October
JOHN FARNHAM: FINDING THE VOICE » 19th October & 2nd November