New Zealand International Film Festival

New Zealand International Film Festival

“Gaylene Preston’s My Year with Helen delivers a fascinating portrait of Helen Clark on a mission – and a laconic account of the exasperating circumstances wherein she hit the ceiling at the United Nations.”

- Bill Gosden, NZIFF

The New Zealand International Film Festival will give New Zealand audiences their first opportunity to see this landmark documentary about one of our most influential leaders. Click below to purchase tickets:


Sunday 20th August, Movie Max Digital Cinemas, 2.45pm


Sunday 20th August, Regent Dunedin, 1.00pm

Monday 21st August, Regent Dunedin, 10.30am


Sunday 23rd July, The Civic Theatre, 1.00pm

Tuesday 25th July, The Civic Theatre, 11.00am


July 30th, Embassy Theatre, 3.00pm

August 1st, Embassy Theatre, 1.00pm


Sunday 6th August, Isaac Theatre Royal, 1.15pm

Tuesday 8th August, Isaac Theatre Royal, 1.00pm


Wednesday 9th August, Suter Cinema, 8.00pm

Tuesday 15th August, Suter Cinema, 12.00pm



NZ General release

NZ General release

Keep an eye out for the general release of the film in selected cinemas across New Zealand from August 31. This list will continue to be updated as more cinemas come on board.

Rialto Newmarket
Bridgeway Cinemas
Waiheke Island Cinema
Hoyts Mission Bay
Victoria Devonport
Hoyts Takapuna (preview on 28/8 only)

Lighthouse Petone
Lighthouse Cuba St

Alice Cinemateque

Rialto Dunedin

State Cinemas Nelson
Thames Multiplex
Regent Hokitika
Rialto Tauranga
Tivoli Cambridge
State Motueka
Circus Martinborough
Cinema Paradiso Wanaka
Shoreline Waikanae
Dorothy Browns Arrowtown

The following Event Cinemas will play the film in their ‘Seniors Morning Tea’ sessions on September 4 and 6 (but all ages are welcome!)
Event Albany
Event St. Lukes
Event Westgate
Event Westcity
Event Manukau
Event Chartwell
Event Blenheim
Event Havelock North
Event Palmerston North
Event New Plymouth

From September 7:
Globe Napier
Lido Hamilton

From September 14:
Regent Pahiatua
Deluxe Opotiki
Clyde Cinema

From September 21:
Regent Masterton
Event Coastlands

Sydney Film Festival

Sydney Film Festival

The Sydney Festival will host the Special Presentation premiere screening of MY YEAR WITH HELEN on Saturday, 10th June 2017. After the screening, the festival will be hosting an In Conversation session with Helen Clark and Gaylene Preston.

The Sydney Film Festival screenings are as follows (click on the below links for further information and tickets):

Saturday 10th June, State Theatre, 4.20pm - For the gala screening and Q&A

Sunday 11th June, Dendy Opera Quays Cinema, 5.30pm