We’re excited to be hosting a special Q&A screening of Hip-Hoperation at Rialto Cinemas!

Synopsis: Who said your grandmother couldn’t be a hip hop star? These senior citizens may each be almost a century young, but for Kara, (94) Maynie, (95) and Terri, (93) the journey to Las Vegas and the World Hip Hop Dance Championships is just the beginning of a life’s journey.

Rialto Cinemas and Directors & Editors Guild of NZ and present Film Talk: a chance to hear from the people who actually make the movies!

Film Talk at Rialto Cinemas is where film makers and film fans meet. After each screening members of the creative team will join a moderator from the Directors & Editors Guild to discuss their work. Come along and get up close to hear about the most interesting aspects of film making – directing, acting, producing and story telling.

When: 6pm, Thursday 25 September
Where: Rialto Cinemas
Moderated by Gabriel Reid

This is your opportunity to meet Paula Jones (Producer) and Peter Roberts (Editor) who will join you after the movie to answer your questions and talk about the film.

The Q&A will take place after the screening. We hope to see you all there!

Get your tickets here.

We’re excited to be hosting a special Q&A screening of The Last Saint, a powerful NZ film about a teenage Polynesian boy living in the heart of Auckland city. 

With his P-addicted mother well on the way to going completely off the rails, three people enter his life – each with a promise – and each with the power to destroy.

When: 3.30pm Sunday 24 August
Where: Event Cinemas Queen Street
Moderated by Kirstin Marcon (dir. The Most Fun You Can Have Dying)

This is your opportunity to meet Rene Naufahu (Director), Joe Naufahu (“Pinball”), Matthew Horrocks (Producer), Thomas Rose (Composer) and OJ Raj (Composer) who will join you after the movie to answer your questions and talk about the film.

The Q&A will take place after the 3.30pm screening. We hope to see you all there!

Get your tickets here. 

The Dark Horse is playing in Auckland at Rialto Cinemas on July 30th and we are thrilled to be bringing you a special Q&A session after the screening with writer/director James Napier Robertson and producer Tom Hern.

When: 6pm Wednesday 30 July 2014
Where: Rialto Cinemas, Newmarket
Moderated by Roseanne Liang (dir. Flat3, My Wedding and Other Secrets, Banana in a Nutshell)

Film Synopsis: One-time Maori speed-chess champ, Genesis Potini, lives with bi-polar disorder and must overcome prejudice and violence in the battle to save his struggling chess club, his family and ultimately, himself.

Film Talk at Rialto Cinemas is a place for film makers and film fans to meet. Each event is moderated by a filmmaker who is well placed to ask interesting questions about directing, acting, and story telling, and will involve the audience. These are enjoyable and friendly events.

Get your tickets here.