Al Gore’s climate change film An Inconvenient Sequel will screen for free in New Zealand nationwide on its opening night screening. The 3,000 free tickets are available right now at the following cinemas:
Event Cinemas Queen St, Auckland
Event Cinemas Broadway, Auckland
Event Cinemas St Lukes, Auckland
Event Cinemas Westgate, Auckland
Hoyts Botany Down, Auckland
Hoyts Sylvia Park, Auckland
Hoyts Hibiscus Cost, Auckland
Berkeley Mission Bay, Auckland
Event Cinemas Chartwell, Hamilton
Event Cinemas Tauranga
Reading Cinemas Rotorua
Reading Cinemas Courtenay, Wellington
Lighthouse Petone, Wellington
Lighthouse Cuba, Wellington
Hoyts Riccarton, Christchurch
Event Cinemas Palmerston North
Rialto Cinemas Dunedin
Event Cinemas Blenheim*
Reading Cinemas Queenstown
Embassy 3, Wanganui*
Rubys Cinema, Wanaka
Starlight Cinema, Taupo*
* Online bookings not available at these cinemas – bookings available by phone or on-site.
For session times and to book their tickets – Kiwis can visit movietimes.nz/ais or the individual cinema websites. Alternatively, tickets can be booked on-site at the cinemas above.
See the official press release below for more detailed info:
In a first for New Zealand, tickets to opening night screenings of a feature film will be available free nationwide, so that as many Kiwis as possible can see An Inconvenient Sequel when it’s released on August 24th.
A decade after Al Gore’s film, An Inconvenient Truth, brought climate change into the heart of popular culture comes the follow-up that highlights the perils of unmitigated climate change and the need for more action.
Z Energy and Paramount Pictures have partnered to offer 3,000 free tickets on opening night at 24 cinemas across the country, with tickets becoming available Monday next week.
Z Chief Executive, Mike Bennetts, said Z’s free screenings are aimed at sparking a nationwide conversation about climate change.
“Z believes climate change is one of the greatest problems facing our world and we all have a role – companies, governments and individuals alike – to play in solving it, starting in our own backyards.
The film’s release comes at a critical time when New Zealanders still have a chance to make a difference by uniting to make both small changes and to call for action from business and government,” Mike said.
Paramount Pictures New Zealand Marketing Manager, Jo Maclaren, added Z’s support would help share the film’s critical message about the threat of climate change.
“Never before have this many free tickets to a film been made available to the New Zealand public on opening day. It’s great Z could make it happen on a film that has potential to bring climate change to the forefront of conversation and lead to action.”
The free tickets, cinema locations and session times will be listed on movietimes.nz/ais, which will be live from Monday August 7.