TSS KK Film Night: Tues, 23rd Apr 2019 – The Dark Horse (2014) @ 8PM

Biography, Drama | NZ | 2014

Based on the true story of Genesis ‘Gen’ Potini, a Maori speed-chess champion seeking redemption and a new purpose in life despite his struggles with bipolar disorder. A former chess prodigy, Gen is brilliant and charismatic, bringing unusual, potent energy to a game most often played with quiet

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TSS KK Film Night: Tues, 19 Mar 2019 – Zach’s ceremony (2016) @ 8PM

Documentary, Family, History | Australia | 2016

Growing up isn’t easy, especially for Zach who is rapidly making the transition from boyhood to manhood, in both the modern world and his ancient culture. Pressures from his loving, but staunch father, the temptations of city life and the ever-present spectre of racism all take their

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TSS KK Film: Sat, 9 Mar 2019 – Suffragette (2015) @ 8PM

Biography, Drama, History | UK | 2015

Synopsis: In early 20th-century Britain, the growing suffragette movement forever changes the life of working wife and mother Maud Watts (Carey Mulligan). Galvanized by political activist Emmeline Pankhurst (Meryl Streep), Watts joins a diverse group of women who fight for equality and the right to vote. Faced

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TSS KK Film Night: Tues, 20th Nov 2018 @ 8pm – A Separation

2011 | Iran | Drama/Mystery

Set in contemporary Iran. When Nader, a bank employee, refuses to leave Tehran, his wife, Simin, sues for divorce in the hope that she can make a better life for their young daughter abroad. Needing someone to care for his Alzheimer-suffering father while he’s at work, Nader hires Razieh,

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TSS KK Film Night: Sat, 10th Nov 2018 @ 7pm – Doctor Zhivago

1965 | UK/Italy | Drama/Romance

During the Russian Revolution, Yuri Zhivago (Omar Sharif), is a young doctor who has been raised by his aunt and uncle following his father’s suicide. Yuri falls in love with beautiful Lara Guishar (Julie Christie), who has been having an affair with her mother’s lover, Victor Komarovsky, an unscrupulous

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TSS KK Film Night: Tues, 23 Oct 2018 @ 8pm – Kontroll (Control)

2003 | Hungary | Drama/Thriller

A Hungarian comedy/thriller. BulcsĂș is a subway enforcement officer working in the oppressively gray underground transit system, whose job consists of ensuring commuters have paid to ride the train. A quirky young woman catches his eye, and their relationship suggests that BulcsĂș might escape from the drudgery of his

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TSS KK Film Night: Sat, 13 Oct 2018 @ 8pm – East is East

1999 | UK | Comedy

A British comedy-drama. George Khan, proud Pakistani and chip shop owner – Ghengis to his kids – rules his family with a rod of iron. He thinks he’s raising his seven children to be respectable Pakistanis. But this is Salford in the North of England, in 1971. Much as

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TSS KK Film Night: Tues, 18 Sept 2018 @ 8pm – Hush, Hush, Sweet Charlotte

1964 | USA | Drama/Mystery

An American psychological thriller. Forty years ago, on the night they were meant to elope, Charlotte Hollis (Bette Davis) found her lover decapitated during a party, the blood on her dress leading everyone to suspect she was the murderer. Now, in 1964, Charlotte is an old recluse and must

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TSS KK Film Night: Sat, 8 Sept @ 8pm – Naming Number Two

2006 | New Zealand | Comedy

A New Zealand film adapted from British-Fijian playwright Fraser’s 2000 play. Nanna Maria, the matriarch of a Fijian extended family living in a suburb of Auckland, New Zealand, feels that the heart and passion has gone out of her clan. One morning, she demands that her grown grandchildren

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TSS KK Film Night: Tues, 22nd May 2018 – Farewell My Concubine

Farewell My Concubine

1993 | China | Drama / Melodrama

Synopsis: In 1924, young Cheng Dieyi (Leslie Cheung) begins training at the Beijing Opera House at the same time as Duan Xiaolou. Cheng specializes in playing female parts, often against Duan’s commanding male leads. While pretending to be in love with Duan onstage, Cheng begins

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