The 2021 New Zealand Mountain Film Festival will have 2 showings in Wellington this year (postponed from September):

Monday 1 November: Kiwi-made selection

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Thursday 4 November: Award-winning selection

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Please note: We are monitoring government advice regarding COVID-19 alert levels. Depending on restrictions at the time, we may limit seating to meet distancing and group size requirements, require mask use, reschedule or cancel the event. Refunds will be offered if the event is cancelled. Please check this webpage for updates.


The films will be shown at the Memorial Theatre on the Victoria University Kelburn Campus. Doors open at 6pm on both nights with the films commencing at 6.30pm, so please get there early to ensure you have time to be seated.

To access the Memorial Theatre, on the middle level of the Student Union Building, Victoria University of Wellington, Kelburn campus:

  • By foot: take the walkway almost to the top of Mount street and enter through the double doors into the atrium - the entrance to the Memorial Theatre is then on your left.
  • By bus: various routes stop at Kelburn parade, stop number 4915. Then follow the vehicle access way through the campus to reach the top entrance of the Student Union Building (next to the Adam's Art Gallery) and go down the stairs.
  • By car: parking is limited but available in the neighboorhood, including a few spaces in the Hunter car park from 6pm, accessed from Gate 1 on Kelburn Parade. The lower entry to the student building is located at the far end of the Hunter car park - head up the stairs and follow signs to the Memorial Theatre.