Cinema Italiano Film Festival 2021

The Cinema Italiano Festival is returning to the Suter Theatre this August! This will signal the 6th annual Cinema Italiano event - and with a phenomenal line up of 20 extraordinary Italian film offerings, this is set to be the best year yet.
Featuring a line up of 20 of the very best Italian films to enjoy, there’s something to capture every imagination:
 be enchanted by Pinocchio, inspired by Pavarotti, seduced by Sofia Loren – or simply entertained by a feel good Italian comedy!
Programmes are available now from State Cinemas, and at the Suter Art Gallery, so head on down and pick your "must-see" movies for the 2021 Italian Film Festival!
Tickets for all sessions are available for general sale right now at State Cinemas and online - check out all of the information about the films on the Cinema Italiano Festival website, or by clicking the image above. 

The Red Carpet Special

Weekly on a Thursday evening we select a premiering film and add in a special treat, either a large popcorn or a wine, beer of juice from Stefano's!! Ticket Price $22 or for Students & Seniors only $17.50!!

An opportunity to get your friends together for a night out at the movies or great for a corporate occasion.

Contact events@statecinemas.co.nz to ask for more details or make a group booking. Click on the Newsletter tab to sign up for our weekly e-flyer and be the first to know what's happening at State.

National Theatre Live

Due to Covid both National Theatre Live and Metropolitan Opera screenings are on hold.  Sign up to our weekly e-flyer in the Newsletter tab above to stay updated.

Met Opera


Kids and Carers

A Kids and Carers film screens on the first available Wednesday of the month (outside the School Holidays). Please ring the box office for details or to book as this will not be a publicly advertised screening. 

We have baby changing facilities upstairs near Cinema 4.

Corporate Movie Events

Impress your clients or reward and motivate your team with an exclusive movie event! You can host your next event at the Suter Theatre in Bridge Street or, if our programming allows, at State Cinemas.

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Movie Fundraisers

A movie night is a great idea for a flexible fundraiser that can be tailored to meet your groups needs. We have excellent friendly advice on the best way to organise you event so please call or email today for more information.  (03) 5483885 or events@statecinemas.co.nz.

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