Political Paranoia Film Festival

The election may be over in the NZ, but at Academy Cinemas there is conspiracy afoot!

From November 10 to December 02, step into the shadowy world of political intrigue with 12 classic films that uncover the secrets that lie beneath the surface of power and politics.

We open with the groundbreaking investigative journalism of 'All The President's Men' (1976), setting the tone for the festival's gripping exploration of political paranoia - and conclude with Oliver Stone's directors cut of JFK (1991), to unravel the mysteries surrounding one of the most enigmatic assassinations in history.

Get ready to thrilled by the palpable tension of these twelve tales of political assassinations, clandestine surveillance and widespread conspiracy - specially curated by our resident programmer.

Tickets are limited, so book your seats now!

Opening Night Film:

All the President's Men (1976)

138 mins | Rated R16

Friday November 10

Closing Night Film:

JFK: Director's Cut (1991)

205 mins | Rated M

Saturday December 02

Missing (1982)

122 mins | Rated M

Missing (1982)

122 mins | Rated M

Saturday November 11

The Parallax View (1974)

102 mins | Rated R16

Saturday November 18

The Day of the Jackal (1973)

137 mins | Rated PG

Sunday November 19

The Ghost Writer (2010)

128 mins | Rated M

Monday November 20

The Conversation (1974)

109 mins | Rated M

Tuesday November 21

Three Days of the Condor (1975)

117 mins | Rated M

Saturday November 25

Seven Days In May (1964)

118 mins | Rated G

Monday November 27

The Manchurian Candidate (1962)

126 mins | Rated PG

Friday December 01