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As of 11.59pm, Sunday 11 July, you are no longer able to rent films.
You can watch films you’ve already rented up until 11.59pm on Tuesday 13 July. Enjoy!


Doc Edge Festival screened in theatres in Auckland and Wellington, as well as online nationwide.

Prices below are for our Online Festival which runs until midnight, Sunday 11 July.

All prices include booking fees. A credit card charge may apply.


Please note - there are some films we aren’t contractually allowed to offer individually online. At the film owners’ request, they could only be watched with the purchase of Binge Viewing Pass or the number of streams allowed has been reached. Unfortunately that means the following films can no longer be rented: TINA, Under the Volcano and The Wonderful: Stories from the Space Station. Thank you for your understanding.


Full - $20

Concessions - $17

- Under 25 y/o - use the Promo Code UNDER25

- Seniors 60+ - use the Promo Code GOLD21


5 Film Discount - $80 (20% off)

Use the Promo Code MY5AT20

10 Film Discount - $150 (25% off)

Use the Promo Code MY10AT25


How to Use Promo Codes

Promo Codes must be entered each time you rent a film.

- Click the Rent button

- Tick the “I have a promo code” box then enter the Promo Code

- Enter your credit card details and the discount will be applied.


Short Film Pass - $30

All 31 short films are bundled together and available for one great price (less than $1 each!)




Five Films Available to Watch Outside of New Zealand

Doc Edge Festival is licensed and approved to screen films online in New Zealand only, with the exception of five titles that can also be watched by residents of Australia.

- The Sea Decides

- I’m An Electric Lampshade

- Sapelo

- The Boys Who Said No!

- The Earth Is Blue As An Orange

The Sea Decides is also available to view in the Pacific Islands and parts of Asia.


Online Ticketing Enquiries

Please direct all ticketing enquiries to ticketing@docedge.nz.

Technical Information

For minimum system requirements, refer to this help page.