Film Festival 2019

Lopdell Film Festival - 2019 - Titirangi

418 Titirangi Road, Titirangi

Lopdell Precinct is pleased to present our 2019 Film Festival. Join us for a fun program of film catering to all ages and tastes.

All tickets are $10.00, but look out for our free screenings too. Tickets available from Titirangi Pharmacy and Eventfinda. For enquiries please contact us on 817 2583.

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Wednesday 3 July

Thursday 4 July

Club Manouche - Lopdell Film Festival 2019 - Titirangi

6.45pm - Live music with Club Manouche

Join us for some pre-film entertainment with Club Manouche, the city’s premier interpreters of gypsy jazz. Features guitarist Stephen Sherry, legendary bassist Peter Scott, and Hershal Hersher on the accordion.

Lost in Paris - Lopdell Film Festival 2019 - Titirangi8pm - Lost in Paris (FR) 2017

M | 1h 23mins | Comedy | $10

When Fiona's orderly life is disrupted by a letter of distress from her 88-year-old Aunt Martha, who is living in Paris, Fiona hops on the first plane she can and arrives only to discover that Martha has disappeared. In an avalanche of spectacular disasters, she encounters Dom, the affable but annoying tramp who just won't leave her alone.

Lost in Paris is a wondrously fun and hectic tale of peculiar people finding love while lost in the City of Lights.

The Price of Everything - Lopdell Film Festival 2019 - Titirangi5.30pm - The Price of Everything (USA) 2018

E |1h 45mins | Documentary | $10

Exploring the labyrinth of the contemporary art world, The Price of Everything examines the role of art and artistic passion in today’s money driven, consumer-based society. Featuring collectors, dealers, auctioneers and a rich range of artists, this eye opening doco dives deep into the contemporary art world, holding a mirror up to our values and times where everything can be bought and sold.

8pm - Man with a Movie Camera (USA) 1929

Not Rated | 1h 8mins | Documentary, Music | $10

Introduction by Sir Bob Harvey

Part documentary and part cinematic art, Man with a Movie Camera follows a city in the 1920's Soviet Union throughout the day, from morning to night. Directed by Dziga Vertov, with a variety of complex and innovative camera shots, the film depicts scenes of ordinary daily life in Russia. Vertov celebrates the modernity of the city, with its vast buildings, dense population and bustling industries. While there are no titles or narration, Vertov still naturally conveys the marvels of the modern city.

Brought to you by Te Uru Waitakere Contemporary Gallery


Friday 5 July

The children act - Lopdell Film Festival 2019 - Titirangi

10.30am - The Children Act (UK) 2018

M | 1h 45mins | Drama | $10   

Judge Fiona Maye is married to her work, which has become a problem for her husband, Jack, who announces that he wants to have an affair. Treating the matter more as an annoyance than a life-altering crisis, Fiona kicks Jack out and focuses on her current case. The question: should a couple who are Jehovah's Witnesses be permitted to deny a life-saving blood transfusion to their leukaemia-stricken 17-year-old son? Fiona finds herself taking unusual measures to determine her verdict - measures that will have far-reaching consequences. Emma Thompson and Stanley Tucci star in The Children Act, based on McEwan's brilliant, emotionally wrenching novel.

Monkey Kingdom - Lopdell Film Festival 2019 - Titirangi

4pm - Monkey Kingdom (USA) 2015

G | 1h 19min | Documentary | FREE ENTRY, BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL

Monkey Kingdom, another wonderful film from Disney Nature, follows Maya the monkey and her son Kip’s struggle to survive within the competitive social hierarchy of the troop at Castle Rock. When neighbouring monkeys take over their home, Maya's whole troop is forced to relocate. She uses her ingenuity to lead the members of her extended family to untapped resources amid strange new creatures and unfamiliar surroundings. Ultimately, the entire troop must work together to reclaim Castle Rock, where Maya hopes her son will have a bright future.


Scotch the golden dream - Lopdell Film Festival 2019 - Titirangi

6pm - Scotch The Golden Dram 2018 (USA)

PG | 1h 27min | Documentary | $10

Made by a small international team and shot on location in Scotland, Scotch The Golden Dram tells the story of Uisge beatha, Gaelic for "water of life." Scotch is enjoyed in more than 200 countries, generating over $6 billion in exports each year. For more than a century, Scotch whisky has been the premier international spirit of choice. It is time to tell the story of "uisge" to the world. While capturing stunning Scottish landscapes, the real heart of this film is the characters - the fascinating people who make Scotch whisky.


swimming with men - Lopdell Film Festival 2019 - Titirangi

8pm - Swimming with Men (UK) 2018

M |1h 37min | Comedy | $10  

When accountant Eric, seeks to win back his wife Heather, he stumbles upon a solution in the form of a male synchronised swimming team. Joining the local team, Eric finds brotherhood in this crew as they train for the world championships in Milan. Based on the true story of a group of Swedish men who competed in the synchronised swimming world championship, Swimming with Men is the perfect comedy to finish off the week. Starring Rob Brydon, Jane Horrocks and Rupert Graves.



Saturday 6 July

Animation - Lopdell Film Festival 2019 - Titirangi

1pm - Short film - Animations for All

Run time 45mins | FREE ENTRY

Drop into the theatre and enjoy a selection of award winning short animated films suitable for all ages. Bookings not required.

Christopher Robin - Lopdell Film Festival 2019 - Titirangi

2pm - Christopher Robin (USA) 2018

G | 1h 44mins | Adventure, Kids & Family | FREE ENTRY, BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL

Christopher Robin, now a family man living in London, receives a surprise visit from his old childhood pal, Winnie-the-Pooh. With Christopher's help, Pooh embarks on a journey to find his friends Tigger, Eeyore, Owl, Piglet, Rabbit, Kanga and Roo. Once reunited, the lovable bear and the gang travel to the big city to help Christopher rediscover the joy of life. Starring Ewan McGregor.

Brought to you by The Upstairs Gallery

A cat in paris - Lopdell Film Festival 2019 - Titirangi

4pm - A Cat in Paris (FR) 2010

PG | 1h 05mins | Animation, Crime, Kids & Family, Mystery | $10

This beautiful hand-drawn animation tells the story of a young Parisian girl, Zoe, who gets involved with a group of gangsters and it's up to her cat, Dino, to come to her rescue. Dino leads a double life, living with Zoe and her mother by day, and working with the burglar, Nico, by night.


Woman at War - Lopdell Film Festival 2019 - Titirangi

5.30pm - Woman at War (ICELAND) 2018 Subtitles

PG | 1h 41mins | Action, Thriller, World Cinema | $10

Woman at War tells the story of Halla, a 50-year-old environmental activist who crusades against the local aluminium industry in Iceland. As her actions grow bolder, her life changes in the blink of an eye when she is finally granted permission to adopt a girl from the Ukraine.

Brought to you by the McCahon House Trust

the mule - Lopdell Film Festival 2019 - Titirangi

8pm - The Mule (USA) 2018

M | 1h 56mins |Crime, Drama, Thriller | $10

Broke, alone and facing foreclosure on his business, 90-year-old horticulturist Earl Stone takes a job as a drug courier for a Mexican cartel. His immediate success leads to easy money and a larger shipment that soon draws the attention of hard-charging DEA agent Colin Bates. When Earl's past mistakes start to weigh heavily on his conscience, he must decide whether to right those wrongs before law enforcement and cartel thugs catch up to him. The Mule stars Clint Eastwood and Bradley Cooper.



418 Titirangi Road, Titirangi

Tickets $10. Available from Titirangi Pharmacy and Eventfinda. For enquiries please contact us on 817 2583.

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