Our Story

Established in Feilding in 2007 by Matt and Julie Bell, Focal Point Cinema & Cafe offers a unique dining and cinematic experience in plush 1920's décor, fantastic comfort, and a warm friendly atmosphere. Our newest venture, Focal Point Cinema Hastings, is schedued to be opened in May 2014 and is located at 126 Heretaunga Street East, Hastings, in the heart of the Hawke's Bay.

At Focal Point Cinema we offer some 85 movie sessions per week with a range of main stream, arthouse and international films which can be viewed in one of our three state of the art theatres. Cinema 1 houses 218 seats in a cutting edge digital theatre focused on new releases and mainstream content. Our two boutique cinemas offer comfortable wide seats for extra comfort. All of our cinemas are equipped with modern, high quality Digital imaging and sound equipment.
Focal Point Cinema is available for group functions, private bookings, conference groups, and children's birthday parties. A tasty buffet roast dinner or light finger food can be offered for group bookings. Out-catering services are also available.

Focal Point Cinema is an award winning entertainment venue.

The city of Hastings sits in the heart of the Hawkes Bay, located some 20 km inland from Hawke's Bay's main centre and neighbouring port city of Napier.

"At Focal Point Cinema coffee and wine bar it is our aim to provide an amazing cinema entertainment experience, a relaxing and friendly café, and a thoroughly enjoyable night out."