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Take Home Pay Wellington Premiere DATE: Monday 26 August TIME: 8:30pm More info
2040 Tickets on Sale Now DATE: Limited screenings from 22 August More info
Overcomer Tickets on Sale Now DATE: In select cinemas from 22 August More info
RunNation Film Festival 2019-2020 Tickets on Sale Now DATE: Limited Screenings From 26 August More info
Weathering With You Tickets on Sale Now DATE: In select cinemas from 22 August More info
Apollo 11 Tickets on Sale Now DATE: In select cinemas from 29 August More info
Westlife: The Twenty Tour Live From Croke Park Tickets on Sale Now DATE: Friday 6 September TIME: 8:30pm More info
Mystify: Michael Hutchence Tickets on Sale Now DATE: Friday 13 & Sunday 15 September More info
The Game Changers Tickets on Sale Now DATE: Monday 16 September More info
Roger Waters Us + Them Tickets on Sale Now DATE: Wednesday 2 October TIME: 8:00pm More info
Metallica & San Francisco Symphony: S&M2 Tickets on Sale Now DATE: Wednesday 9 & Friday 11 October More info
Alfred Hitchcock Presents DATE: Starting from 12 May More info
New Zealand International Film Festival Selected Screenings at EVENT Cinemas Havelock North, Palmerston North, New Plymouth and the Embassy Theatre DATE: 26 July – 8 September More info
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Parlour Lane Popcorn Exclusively available at Event Cinemas More info
Father's Day DATE: Sunday 1 September More info
Chicks at the Flicks Ride Like a Girl DATE: Wednesday 25 September TIME: 6:30pm - pre-show festivities | 7:00pm - film starts (Pre- show starts from 6:00pm at the Embassy Theatre) More info
Special Screening The Kitchen DATE: Saturday 31 August TIME: 3:45pm More info
Last Chance Screening Yesterday DATE: Saturday 31 August TIME: 3:30pm More info
Father's Day Special Screening Dan Carter: A Perfect 10 DATE: Sunday 1 September TIME: 3:45pm More info
Back-to-Back IT & IT: Chapter Two DATE: Wednesday 4 September TIME: 6:00pm & 8:30pm More info
Tickets on Sale Take Home Pay DATE: In Cinemas 5 September More info
Advance Screening The Angry Birds Movie 2 DATE: Sunday 8 September TIME: 12:45pm More info
Tickets on Sale Now Downton Abbey DATE: Opening Thursday 12 September More info
Advance Screening Dora and the Lost City of Gold DATE: Sunday 22 September TIME: 12:45pm More info
Special Screening Dirty Dancing DATE: Saturday 28 September TIME: 6:30pm More info
See our Family Program HERE Fun for everyone More info
Special Screening The Rocky Horror Picture Show DATE: Friday 20 September TIME: 8:00pm More info
Seniors Morning Tea Screenings TIME: 10am morning tea | 10:30am film commences More info
Family Flicks Cinebuzz tickets only $7* More info
Cinebuzz Member Movie of the Week A Dog's Journey DATE: 22 - 28 August More info
Cinebuzz Cheap Tuesday More info
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Food & drink

Welcome to 'The Black Sparrow' Lounge and Drinkery


The Black Sparrow is burrowed underneath the cinematic happening of The Embassy. 
With a wide selection of cocktails, fine wines, craft beers and imaginative non-alcoholic options our friendly staff can create you the perfect drink every time.


Available for private functions.


Opening hours

Monday - Friday 3:00pm - late 
Saturday & Sunday 10:00am - late



(+64) 04 384 7632
[email protected]




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How to find us

04 384 7657
10 Kent Terrace
15 minutes prior to the first session

By public transport

The Courtenay Place transport hub is located just across the road, with frequent buses and taxis readily available.


Parking is available in the surrounding streets. Please note time restrictions apply.
Be sure to check street signs.


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Welcome to The Embassy


When we're not hosting the occasional World Premiere you can find us screening the best in mainstream, arthouse, home grown Kiwi and Retro films right in the heart of Wellington's CBD.


10 Kent Terrace, Mount Victoria, Wellington 6011


The Grand
Surrounded by original 1920’s architectural magnificence, The Grand is the Embassy’s first and most impressive auditorium, with the super luxurious Platinum seating area. 
It is also home to Wellington’s only DOLBY ATMOS thirty-six speaker surround sound system. Transforming your cinema visit into a completely unique immersive experience.

Cinema de Luxe
Nestled within luxurious Black Sparrow Bar, these intimately sized cinemas combine living room comfort with retro glamour, with art deco inspired fittings and plush leather seats.