Doc Edge Film Festival

Doc Edge International Documentary Film Festival 2019

Ticket Information:

• Full: $18.00

Concession: Students, Under 25’s, Seniors (60+), Film Society and Industry Guild Members: $15.00 (Valid ID required)

Doc Edge Weekday Rate: $12.00 (Available for public screenings starting before 5 PM weekdays)

Children (14 and under): $0.00 (1 complimentary child tickets per full price adult ticket )

• 5-Films Pass: $75.00 (Redeemable for 5 full price tickets at The Roxy (Wellington), valid for both personal and group bookings. Not valid for opening and closing night events) In house sales only for this pass. 

• 10-Films Pass: $145.00 (Redeemable for 10 full price tickets at The Roxy (Wellington), valid for both personal and group bookings. Not valid for opening and closing night events) In house sales only for this pass.

• Binge Viewing Pass: $250.00 (Unlimited personal access to Doc Edge screenings in the centre of your choice. Includes an invitation to our opening and closing night events and a complimentary goodie bag) In house sales only for this pass.

• Opening & Closing Night: $25.00 (Ticket includes a complimentary drink and an invite to the opening night event at Coco at the Roxy)

5 & 10 trip passes, and Binge Viewing passes can only be purchased in person at The Roxy, and redeemed for screenings at The Roxy.

Booking fees are included in the ticket price & Credit Card transactions may be subject to a surcharge

Ticket Booking

The Roxy:

Online – click on the below posters to be taken to booking links for each title

If you are trying to book online and getting a SORRY error message, this means the screening is SOLD OUT.

If you are booking tickets online make sure you choose NEXT to process payment and not CONTINUE SHOPPING which takes you back to the homepage. You may have to zoom out to full screen if using a mobile phone.

The Roxy website is optimised for regular Roxy trade (buying tickets to one film at a time). If buying for multiple films it's recommended to do this in person at the Roxy box office. This is also the only way to purchase 5 & 10 trip passes.

• No Phone Bookings (except wheelchair required bookings)

In Person at the box office – 5 Park Road, Miramar, Wellington, during Box Office Hours

Box Office Hours – 9am –  9pm Every Day

Wheelchair bookings must be made in person or over the phone (04) 388-5555 ext. 2

Festival Description

Doc Edge returns to Wellington for the 14th International Documentary Film Festival in 2019, showcasing the best documentaries from New Zealand and the world.

For 2019’s film programme, Doc Edge brings together some of year’s most popular and groundbreaking documentaries. World festival favourites screen alongside celebrations of whānau and fearless wāhine, investigations of crime & conspiracy, explorations everyday life and artistic excellence, and much more.

Doc Edge is Australasia's premier documentary film festival and is an Academy Award qualifying film festival. From May 30 – June 9, Doc Edge’s 2019 selection brings something for everyone – from doc lovers to first timers.

The Roxy remains the heart of the Doc Edge festival in Wellington. Their state-of-the-art cinemas are home to the screenings, with the foyer hosting the Festival hub & special events. Light House Cuba &, Te Auaha & Park Road Post host screenings, exhibitions and industry events.

For more information and to learn more, visit

Opening Night - Assholes: A Theory

306 Hollywood


American Factory

Assholes: A Theory

Bathtubs over Broadway

Beyond Moving


Call Me Intern

Camino Skies

Cause of Death

Central to the Soul

China Love


General Magic

Ghost Fleet

Graves without a Name


Half the Picture


I Am Maris

Jonathan Agassi Save My Life

Kabul, City in the Wind


Kate Nash

M for Malaysia

Marks for Mana


Memory - The Origins of Alien

Midnight Traveler

More Human Than Human

On Her Shoulders

Our Time Machine

Repeat Attenders

Roll Red Roll


Sea of Shadows

Seahorse: The Dad who gave birth

Searching Eva

Sunset over Mulholland Drive

Talking about Trees

The Coming Back Out Ball

The Edge of Democracy

The Eulogy

The Men's Room

The Serengeti Rules

The Silence of Others

Trust Machine

War of Art

World Shorts 1

World Shorts 2

New Zealand Shorts

Closing Night - The Men's Room