Embassy Theatre, Embassy Deluxe, Paramount, Sounding Theatre (Te Papa), The Film Archive, Penthouse Cinema, Roxy Cinema, Light House Petone and City Gallery Wellington are all film festival venues for the Wellington leg of NZIFF. Your ticket will indicate the film venue.
Find out more about these venues and other general information below:
Advance general enquiries
Dial Ph: 04 802 2578 (Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.)
Festival Venue Addresses
|Embassy Theatre (E) & Embassy Deluxe (ED)||
10 Kent Tce, Ph: 04 381 2478
Embassy Deluxe is 70-seat cinema downstairs at the Embassy
25 Courtenay Place
Ph: 04 384 4080
|Soundings Theatre, Te Papa (TP)||
Cable St, Level 2, top of stairs sharp right
Ph: 04 381 7298
|The Film Archive (FA)||
cnr Taranaki and Ghuznee St
Ph: 04 384 7647
|Penthouse Cinema (PH)||
205 Ohiro Rd, Brooklyn, Ph 04 384 3157
Take bus 7 from Victoria St cnr Manners Mall to Brooklyn village. Check www.metlink.org.nz for timetables. All screenings this year will be held in Cinema 3.
|Roxy Cinema (R)||
5 Park Rd, Miramar, Ph 04 388 5555
Take buses 2, 24. 31, 43 or 44 from Courtenay Place to Miramar shops. Check www.metlink.org.nz for timetables.
|Light House Petone (LH)||
52 Beach St, Petone, Ph: 04 939 2061
Take the Hutt Valley train or buses 81, 83, 84, 85 or 91 from Courtenay Place or Lambton Quay to Jackson St. Check www.metlink.org.nz for timetables.
|City Gallery Wellington (CG)||
Civic Square, 101 Wakefield St
Ph: 04 801 3961
Wheelchair Access/Hearing Impaired/Special Requirements
All venues are accessible by wheelchair.
Please note that where films are indicated as having subtitles, this is not the same as full captioning for the hearing impaired.
Specific information for the festival venues are given below.
|Hearing loops with good coverage for all seats||
The Embassy and Soundings Theatre, Te Papa
Amplified infra-red headphones (used without hearing aids) available at the box office.
Embassy Deluxe, Paramount, Penthouse Cinema, Light House Petone, City Gallery Wellington
Please advise the ticket seller when purchasing your ticket if you have any special requirements.
There are no advertising films or trailers at the Film Festival. We reserve the right to ask latecomers to wait until the conclusion of any speeches or short films before they are seated. Session starting times will not be delayed in deference to late arrivals. Please ensure mobile phones and pagers are switched off. Any video recording is strictly prohibited.
If collecting tickets prior to a screening, please allow additional time in case there are queues.
We reluctantly reserve the right to change the schedule by amending dates or replacing films. From Friday 26 July confirmation of daily session times can be made by calling 04 384 3840. Any necessary changes will be advertised at Festival venues, in the Festival daily newspaper advertising and here on the Festival's website, www.nziff.co.nz.