NZIFF 2020 a world-first hybrid!

Posted Wednesday 08 Jul 2020

Are you ready to be part of film festival history?! In three weeks Wh?nau M?rama: New Zealand International Film Festival (24 July - 3 August, 2020) will be the first hybrid film festival in the world presenting its programme of films both online and in cinemas. New Zealand leads the upcoming hybrid editions of Venice, TIFF (Toronto International Film Festival) and Locarno film festivals, all confirmed for August and September 2020.

Ticketing info:
Tickets are on sale now for ASB Waterfront Theatre screenings, and already the world premiere screening of Anna Marbrook's Loimata, The Sweetest Tears has sold out with an extra screening added. Tickets for other screenings will go on sale over the next 10 days. Tickets for all in-cinema screenings are available through the respective theatres. Tickets for online premiere films go on sale 10 July.

All details are available at nziff.co.nz under the 'In Cinema' tab.


Participating cinemas:
In Auckland, ASB Waterfront Theatre, Hollywood Avondale, Bridgeway Cinemas, Monterey Cinemas in Takapuna and Howick, and The Capitol Cinema;
In Wellington, The Roxy Cinema and City Gallery;
In Christchurch, Isaac Theatre Royal and Lumi�re Cinemas,
And the Rialto Tauranga, MTG Century Theatre in Napier, Len Lye Cinema in New Plymouth, Regent Dunedin and SBS St James Theatre in Gore.

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Doc Edge extends its viewing season

Doc Edge extends its viewing season

Posted Wednesday 08 Jul 2020


Now the school holidays are upon us, make the most of Doc Edge's two-week encore season available on-demand. There are 32 feature films and 22 short films from the 2020 festival available to rent, including this year's Best NZ Feature, Elementa (pictured above), the hit biopic about Robert Fisk, This is Not a Movie and audience favourite, Influence. Viewers will have 48 hours to watch their film once they press play. A record number of over 40 Q&A sessions recorded with filmmakers during the festival are also online, giving further insight into the great talents and storytelling of the stunning line-up of local and international filmmakers. Chorus has generously extended the half-price ticket offer for feature films.

The Doc Edge Encore Season runs from Monday 6 July until Sunday 19 July, 2020. 

Click here to watch online