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Sellout sessions already for Film Festival opening weekend

Twenty-two sessions on the opening three days of the New Zealand International Film Festival have sold out before the Festival opened today, with many other sessions expected to sell out over the weekend.

Joaquin Phoenix in You Were Never Really Here

The list of sold-out sessions, as of last night, includes:

Friday 27 July

4.30pm The Guilty (Reading Cinema 5)
4.30pm A Mother Brings Her Son to Be Shot (Embassy Deluxe)
6.15pm Beirut (Roxy Cinema)
6.15pm Lucky (Embassy Deluxe)
6.15pm Woman at War (Penthouse Cinema)

Saturday 28 July

11.30am The Cleaners (Embassy Deluxe)
1.30pm RBG (Penthouse Cinema)
2.30pm The Ancient Woods (Light House Petone)
3.00pm The Miseducation of Cameron Post (Roxy Cinema)
3.00pm The Wild Pear Tree (Reading Cinema 9)
5.00pm Three Identical Strangers (Reading Cinema 5 and 10)
5.00pm Yellow is Forbidden (Roxy Cinema)
6.00pm McQueen (Penthouse Cinema)
6.30pm Burning (Reading Cinema 9)
8.15pm Beirut (Light House Petone)
9.15pm You Were Never Really Here (Reading Cinema 9)

Sunday 29 July

11.45am RBG (Reading Cinema 9)
2.45pm Shoplifters (Light House Petone)
4.15pm TERROR NULLIUS (Reading Cinema 5)
5.45pm Border (Roxy Cinema)
6.00pm Leave No Trace (Embassy Theatre)
8.00pm A Mother Brings Her Son to Be Shot (Embassy Deluxe)

For daily updates of sold-out sessions and those that are selling fast go to the NZIFF website here: