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What’s Showing At This Year’s Raglan Film Festival

What’s Showing At This Year’s Raglan Film Festival

Fantail
Blond-haired Tania thinks she’s Maori. She works the night shift at her local petrol station, saving to take her and her brother Pi to Queensland, to search for their father. But when Pi heads to the Bay of Plenty to pick kiwifruit, trouble starts to brew. Tania realises she needs to save her brother and bring him home. Then one night a cheeky little bird ruins everything…

Fantail is a suitably tiny, unpredictable, clever and utterly charming wee film…It tells a story you won't see coming, and beyond a few slightly raw performances, it tells it perfectly. Bravo.” 5/5 Stuff.co.nz

Friday 12 September, 8pm & Friday 19 September, 4.30pm. Rating 15: Violence, offensive language and drug use.

The Keeper of Lost Causes
Disgraced detective Carl Mørck (The Killing) is reassigned to a newly created police unit - Department Q – to close cold cases. But when Mørck and his new partner Assad begin to investigate the mysterious disappearance of a politician five years earlier, they are thrown headlong into the dark underworld of Copenhagen.

The Keeper of Lost Causes is scripted by Nikolaj Arcel (the original The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo) and based on the international bestselling crime-thriller of the same title.

Saturday 13 September, 4.30pm & Sunday 14 September, 8pm. Rating TBA. Danish with subtitles.

Z-Nail Gang
When a multi-national mining corporation threatens the lives of a small and peaceful New Zealand coastal town, the residents are torn between those who welcome the promise of prosperity and those who fear the mining of their sacred mountain. But they quickly realise that unless they can come together as a unified group, they'll loose what's most precious to them – their community and the land it dwells on.

Saturday 13 September, 8pm & Sunday 14 September, 4.30pm. Rated M: Violence.

Wine, beer, hot drinks, juices and delicious homemade treats for sale at every movie.
Adults $11, children $6. Phone 825 0023 to reserve seats, or email info@raglanartscentre.co.nz.

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