Taking you further into film
Welcome to the Dunedin Film Society's 2014 season of classic and contemporary cinema from across New Zealand and around the world.

Enjoy the big screen experience with us at the University of Otago's Red Lecture Theatre (located near the side entrance of the Scott Building, Great King St, across from the emergency entrance to the Dunedin Public Hospital).

  • Exciting cinema that pushes the boundaries
  • See films you may never have heard of - you'll be surprised how much you enjoy them
  • Weekly screenings that give you time to reflect
  • Exceptional value - a full membership subscription works out to less than $3 a film (there is no additional admission fee)
  • Great discounts at local cinemas (Rialto and Metro), and the 2014 New Zealand International Film Festival  (Dunedin 31 July-17 August) and the Dunedin Italian Film Festival.
Download our 2014 Brochure and membership form

Next screening:  Wednesday 27 August, 7.30pm

Bent Hamer│Norway/Germany/France/Denmark│2007│90 mins│Digital│M
Scrupulously observed and crisply shot, this entrancing, eccentric comedy paints a wistful picture of Odd Horten (Baard Owe), a routine-bound train engineer whose retirement after 40 years sends him a little off track. After a farewell party where his colleagues give him the railroad salute (they stand and imitate the sound of a locomotive) and play Norwegian train trivia, his life turns surreal. He meets a child who mimics the sound of a train on the drums, goes to a restaurant where the cook is arrested, and befriends a cheery inventor genius who drives his car around town by memory with his eyes closed. - NOW