British and Irish Film Festival

Opening with One Life starring Anthony Hopkins and Helena Bonham Carter, you can name check a list of great actors and personalities in a range of 2023 releases.

Olivia Colman and Timothy Spall in Wicked Little Letters, Dame Helen as Golda Meir in Golda, Michael Caine and Glenda Jackson in The Great Escaper. Liam Neeson plays the part of Finbar Murphy, who is leading a quiet life In The Land Of Saints And Sinners eager to put his dark past behind him. Documentaries Mad About the Boy and Jackie Stewart are also freshly released in 2023 as is Dance First, in which Irish literary genius Samuel Beckett’s life of many parts is played by the inimitable Gabriel Byrne.

Eighteen films in just two weeks from 17 October in Wellington. See them in the comfort of your regular seat at the Embassy. Also screening at Penthouse Cinema and Cafe, and Lighthouse in Cuba Street, Pauatahanui, and Petone.