Event details

IYSFF NZ National Award Finals 2019

Friday 08 November

Family Friendly


General Admission
See below


Friday 08 November 7:30pm


Baycourt Addison Theatre


Presented by: Baycourt Presents & Bay of Plenty Film

Baycourt is stoked to be the New Zealand home for the International Silent Film Festival. Join filmmakers from around Aotearoa as they compete for the prestigious awards. The top films from NZ go through to the IYSFF International Award finals, held in Portland Oregon, in June 2020.

A cracking night of cinema suitable for all ages. Experience the 2019 finalists on Baycourts big screen with live accompaniment from the Wurlitzer organ. 

IYSFF was founded in 2009 by Jon (JP) Palanuk, with the vision of teaching young people the art of filmmaking, introducing a new generation to the mighty Wurlitzer and the world of Silent Cinema. 

Aotearoa has a strong reputation in the competition, with films from Lynfield College and Taieri College taking home prizes in the international finals earlier this year.


  • Adult $18.00
  • Child (18 & Under) $15.00
  • Senior 65+ $15.00
  • Students (with ID) $15.00
  • Friends of Baycourt (Baycourt Box Office) $15.00
  • Tauranga Theatre Organ Society (Baycourt Box Office) $15.00
  • Group 6+ $11.00 (Baycourt Box Office or 0800 TICKETEK)



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