Thursday 9 – Wednesday 22 August
Italian Film Festival
Transport yourself to Italy with the Italian Film Festival at The Screening Room – the first time this wonderful festival has been held in the Wairarapa!
Enyou the best new contemporary Italian cinema that showcases a new generation of young filmmakers gaining international recognition for their work, alongside some cherished classics.
From captivating dramas, to brilliant comedies and provocative documentaries the Festival has something for everyone.
We have two Italian films being screened daily, at 1:30 and 6pm, and alongside this, a fabulous Italian Festival menu for both lunch and dinner throughout the festival for you to enjoy.
Try a deliziozo Italian dish, such as our fresh homemade pasta, made right here in our kitchen, or enjoy a sumptuous two course Italian pre-movie meal for just $35 per person. We’ve also got some fabulous Italian beverages on offer to complete the experience, including Prosecco and Peroni, which you are welcome to take into the cinema with you.
Don’t miss The Italian Film Festival at The Screening Room, on until 22nd August.
Tickets · $13 child/senior. $16 adults.
Screenings at 1.30pm and 6pm daily, Thursday, August 9 – Wednesday August 22
Sunday 19 August
Book Club – High Tea and Bubbles
Round up the girls and prepare to toast to the sisterhood with this brilliant new film, Book Club. A fabulous way to spend your Sunday afternoon with girlfriends – laughter, a delicious high tea and glass of bubbles!
Diane (Diane Keaton) is recently widowed after 40 years of marriage, Vivian (Jane Fonda) enjoys her men with no strings attached, Sharon (Candice Bergen) is still working through her decades-old divorce, and Carol’s (Mary Steenburgen) marriage is in a slump after 35 years. The lives of these four lifelong friends are turned upside down after reading the infamous “50 Shades of Grey,” catapulting them into a series of outrageous life choices.
The Screening Room High Tea and Bubbles movie session is valid for anyone over the age of 18yrs. You may be asked for photo ID. Book online, pop in or give us a call to secure your tickets. Hot drinks will also be on offer if bubbles don’t tickle your fancy.
Tickets · $49, includes Screening Room signature High Tea, tea or coffee, glass of bubbles and tickets to the film.
Sunday, 19th August 3pm High Tea, for a 4pm movie
Monday 20 August
Andre Rieu Encore Concert
Due to popular demand, we are delighted to welcome back Andre Rieu to The Screening Room for a final screening of his Maastricht Concert. Our last 2 screenings of his incredible live concert were a sell out. Be sure to secure your seats now to avoid disappointment.
One of the most popular live acts in the world, the King of the Waltz, André Rieu has announced that his 2018 Maastricht concerts will be screened in cinemas across the weekend of 28th – 29th July, as he performs his hometown shows this year with a celebration of love.
The unforgettable concerts that take place in André’s hometown of Maastricht in the Netherlands are a sight to behold. Set against the incredible backdrop of the medieval town square, fans flock annually from all corners of the world to watch André perform with his 60-piece Johann Strauss Orchestra, as well as sopranos, tenors, and some very special guests. The concerts are packed full of humour, fun and emotion for all ages.
The Maastricht concerts are Andre’s most popular live concerts of the year, and continue to break cinema box office records, even against Hollywood blockbusters.
Tickets · $30
Screening at 7pm Monday, August 20th
Wednesday 29 August
Senior Tea Morning – On Chesil Beach
Join us for a screening of the movie On Chesil Beach, based on the best selling novel, the drama centres on a young couple of drastically different backgrounds in the summer of 1962. Complimentary morning tea served before the film.
The Screening Room Senior Morning Tea movie session is valid for anyone over the age of 65yrs. You may be asked for photo ID. Book online, pop in or give us a call to secure your tickets. Morning tea will be served from 10am, with the film starting at 10.30am.
Tickets · 13, includes Screening Room complementary Morning Tea and tickets to the film.
Wednesday, 29th August 10am Morning Tea for a 10.30am movie.