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Far Out! Film Night - King of Kong (2007)
Far Out! Film Night - King of Kong (2007)

Tue, 26 Sept

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Gisborne

Far Out! Film Night - King of Kong (2007)

This documentary brings viewers back to the "classic" era of 1980s competitive video gaming.

Time & Location

26 Sept 2023, 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Gisborne, 38 Childers Road, Gisborne 4010, New Zealand

About the event

Rated 99% on Rotten Tomatoes, this 2007 documentary bring viewers into the little-known world of competitive video gaming, specifically the ‘classic’ era of the 1980’s...and even more specifically, the most desired title of them all: the high score in the game DONKEY KONG. The competitive drive is surprisingly fierce, with emotions running high, as socially-challenged middle-aged men claw their way to the top! One of the most bizarre, hilarious and yes, even touching, documentaries you will ever see. You may have a hard time believing that the people in this film are actually real people, but they are!! Truly a case of the truth being stranger than fiction. The curators of this film series give it their 100% guarantee a good time.

View the trailer here.

Bar from 5.30pm, film at 6.30pm. $15 cash at the door.

Booking essential: to reserve a dining table or a movie beanbag please text your name, date, movie and number of people to 027 590 2117.

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