Welcome to Films by Starlight 2015;

New Zealand's longest running free outdoor cinema.
Contemporary, cult and classic films, all beneath the glorious night sky.
The Lion King

Sat 10 Jan, Taita – Fraser Park, 9pm.
The Lion King is the highest-grossing hand-drawn film in history and the 20th-highest-grossing feature film of all time. The Lion King is truly a modern day classic and a must see……..at least ten times!

Ghostbusters

Sat 17 Jan, Wainuiomata – Queen St, 9pm.
The Ghostbusters save the day when New York is besieged by an army of unfriendly spirits. The climax is a glorious sendup of every Godzilla movie ever made. Who'd ever dream that the chubby, cheery Stay-Puft Marshmallow Man would turn out to be the most malevolent threat ever faced by New York City?

Labyrinth

Sat 24 Jan, Eastbourne – Williams Park, 9pm.
Fifteen-year-old Sarah resents her baby brother Toby and secretly wishes that he will just disappear. Her wish comes true when goblins kidnap the boy.

Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry  

Sat 31 Jan, Hutt City –
The Dowse, 9pm.

Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry is the first feature-length film about the internationally renowned Chinese artist and activist, Ai Weiwei.

Fire In Babylon

Sat 21 Feb, Civic Square – Wellington CBD, 8:30pm.
Fire in Babylon is a 2010 British documentary film about the record-breaking West Indies cricket team of the 1970s and 1980s.

Lagaan

Sat 28 Feb, Civic Square – Wellington CBD, 8:30pm.
Lagaan (Land Tax) is a 2001 Indian epic sports drama film shot in an ancient village near Bhuj, India.Lagaan became the third Indian film to be nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film and was one of the biggest box office hits of 2001. In 2010, the film was ranked No. 55 in Empire magazines "The 100 Best Films of World Cinema".

Good Bye Pork Pie

Wed 11 Mar, Civic Square – Wellington CBD, 8:15pm.
A truly iconic New Zealand movie Goodbye Pork Pie  marked the turning point when New Zealanders became interested in seeing their own stories on the big screen. Goodbye Pork Pie was a blockbuster when it released in 1980 and was in the same league as Star Wars or Jaws. This film should be screened at all immigration desks in New Zealand ! 

Blancanieves

Fri 20 Mar, Civic Square – Wellington CBD, 9pm.
Blancanieves is an intoxicating 2012 Spanish black-and-white silent fantasy drama film based on the fairy tale "Snow White" by the Brothers Grimm, the story is set in a romantic vision of 1920s Andalusia. A absolute must see!!

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