Christchurch: Buying Tickets

Tickets On Sale Now

Advance bookings are available for all NZIFF sessions.

Isaac Theatre Royal: Due to Covid-19 restrictions and guidelines, seats for the ITR will be sold on a general admission basis, rather than reserved seating. This is so we can manage 1 metre distancing between bubbles, and adapt quickly should levels change. The Opening Night screening, The Power of the Dog is the exception, with allocated seating.

Lumiere Cinemas: Seats are allocated on the basis of best available at the time of purchase. Book early to secure the best seats.

Online Bookings

Online booking is now available for all sessions.

Lumière Cinemas: www.lumierecinemas.co.nz (Lumière Cinemas screenings only) Booking fee: $1.50 per ticket. Tickets must be collected from the venue.

Isaac Theatre Royal: www.ticketek.co.nz (Isaac Theatre Royal screenings only)

A booking fee is already included in the price of the ticket. You may print your ticket or present it on your mobile. A delivery transaction fee applies only when postal or courier delivery options are selected.

In Person

Advance tickets are available for all sessions and can be purchased from the venue where the film is screening. As these box offices are operated for NZIFF by the venues themselves, they are not equipped to sell tickets for the other NZIFF venue. 

Lumière Cinemas: The box office will be open from 30 minutes prior to the first session until 30 minutes after the last session commences.

Isaac Theatre Royal: 10.00 am – 5.00 pm Monday to Friday. From 28 October the box office will be open from 1 hour prior to the first session of the day until 15 minutes after the last session commences.

Phone Bookings

PHONE

(Isaac Theatre Royal screenings only. No phone bookings at Lumière Cinemas):

0800 TICKETEK (842 538) or 03 260 5260

A booking fee is already included in the price of the ticket. A delivery transaction fee applies only  when postal or courier delivery options are selected.

Methods of Payment

Cash/EFTPOS: Accepted for box office bookings.
Visa/Mastercard: Accepted for all bookings.

Ticketing Agency & Heritage Levy Fees

A $1.00 booking fee and $1.00 Heritage Levy per ticket is included in the prices shown above for all Isaac Theatre Royal sessions. Prices are GST inclusive and in NZD.