22 Mar, 2021 23:30 am

Wellington Film Festival moving to November – for one year only

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Scoop The New Zealand International Film Festival has today announced that it is moving its dates for this year.This means that the Wellington Film Festival – celebrating its 50th anniversary – will be held in November (for this year only).News from NZIFF The film festival normally opens in July.In light of the severe impact of Covid-19 on live events, the Film Festival Trust and management have been carefully considering the national film festival’s shape and timing for 2021.

In Auckland, the film festival also returns to SkyCity Theatre.” Additionally, the move also considers the recently announced postponement of the Cannes Film Festival from May to July.

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