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The Girl and the Spider, a woman looks out of a porthole© Beauvoir Films

German Film Festival 2021

The German Film Festival - Online will be presented on our Goethe-on-Demand  VOD platform website different to the goethe.de websites. Just click on the green button below: 
German Film Festival 2021 - Online Eleven movies, three countries – you can watch the newest movies from Germany, Austria and Switzerland. In cinemas and online.

All films will be presented in their original language with English subtitles.

Special times require new formats, and we are pleased to offer a hybrid festival again with screenings in seven cities and cinemas as well as an online festival until Sunday 26th of September. We are delighted that, in spite of the challenges these times have brought, we are able to bring these excellent films cost-free to film lovers all over New Zealand - thanks to the generosity of our partners and sponsors.

Cinemas and Tickets

Please refer to your cinema for ticketing procedures as these differ from venue to venue. It is worthwhile checking with your cinema on the day whether tickets or a waiting list are available as the screenings may show "sold-out" online, however seats may still be available.

13 August 5:45pm: Hello Again - A Wedding A Day

14 August 3:00pm: The Goldfish
14 August 5:45pm: Fox in a Hole

15 August 3:00pm: The Miracle of Taipeh

Metro Cinema Dunedin
Moray Place (just up from the library)

Tel: 03 470 1441
26 August, 6pm: When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit

27 August, 12pm: school screening of When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit
27 August, 6pm: Fox in a Hole 

28 August, 4pm: The Miracle of Taipei
28 August, 6pm: The Girl and the Spider

29 August, 2pm: Too Far Away

Academy Cinemas
44 Lorne Street
Auckland 1010

Ph: 09 373 2761
2 September, 6pm: The Girl and the Spider

3 September, 12pm: When Hitler stole Pink Rabbit, school screening
3 September, 2:30pm: The Miracle of Taipeh

4 September, 4pm: Fox in a Hole

5 September, 4pm: Once Were Rebels

Light House Cuba
29 Wigan Street
Te Aro
Wellington 6011

Ph: 04 385 3337
4 September, 2:00pm: Too Far Away
4 September, 6:15 pm: Fox in a Hole

5 September, 4:00 pm: The Miracle of Taipeh
5 September, 6:15 pm: The Girl and the Spider

6 September, 12:00pm: When Hitler stole Pink Rabbit, school screening
(only limited seats may be available to the public, stand-by)

Lumière Cinemas
26 Rolleston Avenue
Christchurch Central City
Christchurch 8013

Ph: 03 365 0066
26 September, 4pm: Hello Again - A Wedding a Day

3 October, 4pm: Berlin Alexanderplatz

10 October, 4pm: The Miracle of Taipeh
17 October, 4pm: Fox in a Hole

24 October, 4pm: Too Far Away

31 October, 4pm: The Girl and the Spider

7 November, 4pm: The Goldfish

Govett-Brewster Art Gallery
42 Queen Street
New Plymouth 4310

Ph: 06 759 6060
30 September, 8:15pm: Once Were Rebels

Globe Theatrette
15 Hardinge Road
Napier 4110

Ph: (06) 833 6011

3 October, 7pm: Hello Again - A Wedding a Day

Dorothy Browns Cinema
18 Buckingham Street
Ph: 03 442 1964
10 October, 1:15 pm: The Miracle of Taipeh
10 October, 3:15 pm: Hello Again - A Wedding a Day

Suter Theatre
208 Bridge Street
Nelson 7010

Ph: 03 548 4699


Festival tickets are free. All cinemas are wheelchair accessible, however seating is limited so please contact the cinema to arrange bookings for these seats.

ID will be required for all restricted films.

Please contact us for school screenings of WHEN HITLER STOLE PINK RABBIT as they need to be pre-booked 10 days in advance: judith.geare@goethe.de Phone: 04 3856924

There may only be a few tickets available to the public for designated school screenings.


Partners and Sponsors

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