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Fidelio: Alice's Odyssey – Canterbury Film Society

Fidelio: Alice's Odyssey – Canterbury Film Society

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When:

  • Mon 30 Jul ’18, 7:30pm – 9:10pm

Where:

Christchurch Art Gallery - Te Puna o Waiwhetu, Cnr Worcester Boulevard and Montreal St, Christchurch

Restrictions:

R16

Ticket Information:

  • NEW full membership, pa: $132.00
  • Concession full membership, pa (seniors, returning new full members, unwaged): $122.00
  • Student full membership, pa (secondary, tertiary): $70.00
  • Flexi-pass 3-film membership, no expiry date: $30.00

“Fidelio: Alice's Odyssey" (Fidelio, l’odysseé d’Alice) was directed by Lucie Borleteau in France in 2014, has a running time of 97 minutes and screens in HD colour.

The censorship rating is R16 (offensive language, sex scenes & sexual references) and it is in French, Romanian, English, Tagalog and Norwegian, with English subtitles.

In this insightful study of a woman at work in an almost exclusively male milieu, Ariane Labed stars as a nautical engineer who runs across an old flame in her new posting aboard a cargo ship.

"Time Out" reviewer comments: "A powerful first feature.”

Go to CFS website to view film trailer, read reviews and for more information about the film.

For newcomers, please note the Canterbury Film Society offers weekly screenings of top-quality arthouse, international, local, rare and classic feature films, documentaries and more.

Full membership provides access to all screenings through our eight-month season in the Philip Carter Family Auditorium at the Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu, for just over $4 per film!

CFS provides a friendly, welcoming atmosphere with drinks and snacks for purchase, opportunities to socialise, guest introductions, and a carefully curated programme of films that is sure to captivate, inform and inspire film buffs as well as those searching for alternatives to mainstream cinema.

This year's 30-film season runs on Mondays from 26 February to 15 October (except public holidays and Mondays that coincide with the NZ International Film Festival) with screenings at 7:30pm. Also diary 2pm Sunday 4 November for a final, special screening.

Doors open at 7pm and membership can be purchased via the website or on the night. Metered street parking is free after 6pm. The CAG underground carpark is currently free (until end June) for the first hour, then $1 per half hour.

New members are warmly welcome. Annual membership runs for 12 months from the date of joining and is $132 for a full new member, concession membership is $122 and tertiary/secondary student membership is only $70.

Alternatively, buy a three-film $30 Flexi-Pass membership that has no expiry date to use on three separate occasions – or invite two friends to come to the film of your choice. Join on the website or membership enquiries to Marina Chester (03) 9604-629.

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