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Soup & A Seat


Fri 14 Aug 2015, 12:15pm–1:15pm
Fri 21 Aug 2015, 12:15pm–1:15pm
Fri 28 Aug 2015, 12:15pm–1:15pm
Fri 4 Sep 2015, 12:15pm–1:15pm
Fri 11 Sep 2015, 12:15pm–1:15pm
Fri 18 Sep 2015, 12:15pm–1:15pm
Fri 25 Sep 2015, 12:15pm–1:15pm

Where: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, 84 Taranaki St, Te Aro, Wellington

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Movie ticket + soup: $8.00
  • Additional fees may apply


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Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision's successful Soup & A Seat series is back for its 6th year — cinema condensed to fit into your lunch break!

Every Friday at 12.15pm, from 14 August to 18 September, come in for homemade soup and a fab selection of films.

Just $8 for soup and your movie ticket.


* 14 August - "The Return"
(2008, 57 mins, Exempt)
Kathy Dudding’s ode to Wellington, "The Return" discovers and celebrates the city’s micro-histories; the small stories and details that people too easily forget and ignore.

* 21 August - "Forgotten Silver"
(1995, 53 mins, PG)
The extraordinary life of Colin McKenzie, pioneer NZ filmmaker. The film, by Peter Jackson and Costa Botes, also follows the equally fascinating contemporary story of how the work of this forgotten genius was brought to light.

* 28 August - "Sir Len Southward: The Man, his Machines, the Museum"
(1998, 50 mins, Exempt)
The amazing story of Sir Len Southward, inventor of assorted machinery and the driving force behind the greatest collection of vintage cars in the Southern Hemisphere, the Southward Car Museum near Paraparaumu.

* 4 September - Grahame Sydney
(Programme runs 49 mins, Exempt)
Two interviews with the iconic landscape artist, Grahame Sydney. "Distinctly Grahame Sydney" (2006) and "New Artland: Grahame Sydney" (2010).

* 11 September - Kaleidoscope: Ans Westra
(1998, 40 min, Exempt)
A Kaleidoscope interview with the renowned documentary photographer, Ans Westra.

* 18 September - Concrete Love: The Böhm Family (Die Böhms - Architektur einer Familie)
2014, 52 mins, Exempt
Swiss director Maurizius Staerkle-Drux very successfully paints a touching portrait of 94-year old architect, Gottfried Böhm (one of Germany’s most important architects), and his family.

* 25 September - Khaki All Blacks
(2004, 44 mins, Exempt)
At the end of WWII men from the 2nd NZEF came together as “The Kiwis” to represent New Zealand in rugby.

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