The British Film Festival is set to launch in New Zealand for the very first time with a standout selection of prestige film and English box office hits from 30th October – 13th November. Presented by Monterey Cinemas in association with MINI, the festival will screen at select cinemas nationwide.
The British Film Festival will feature some of the most eagerly anticipated British films of the year including powerful true stories, literary adaptations and biographies and modern classics starring some of Britain’s best known and beloved stars.
28 exceptional films from emerging talent and accomplished industry professionals will be showcased on the big screen in 12 New Zealand centres, and 22 cinemas across the country.
Kelly Rogers, CEO of Monterey Cinema Group commented:
We’re extremely proud to introduce the British Film Festival to Kiwi audiences this Spring. Featuring the crème de la crème of British acting royalty alongside the next wave of British talent, we’re offering a wide range of dramas, comedies, documentaries, classics and audience favourites. This specially curated festival promises to be one of a kind and will appeal to a wide and discerning audience base.
Chris Roe, Head of MINI New Zealand, is excited to extend MINI’s passion and support of creativity from the car to the big screen.
MINI is a brand that is built on creativity and innovation. We are absolutely thrilled to present the British Film Festival in New Zealand and share MINI’s philosophy of crafting unique, memorable and unexpected experiences with a Kiwi audience.
A selection of films screening/premiering at the 2019 British Film Festival (In alphabetical order):
ALL AT SEA
GUIDE TO SECOND DATE SEX
HAPPY NEW YEAR COLIN BURSTEAD
HORRIBLE HISTORIES: THE MOVIE - ROTTEN ROMANS
LIAM GALLAGHER: AS IT WAS
MRS. LOWRY AND SON
RAY & LIZ
ROBERT THE BRUCE
SORRY WE MISSED YOU
TELL IT TO THE BEES
THE ELEPHANT MAN
THE LAVENDER HILL MOB
THE LION IN WINTER
THE PROFESSOR & THE MADMAN
THE SONG OF NAMES
VITA & VIRGINIA
Tickets are on sale now from British Film Festival NZ.