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Top Dog Film Festival 2019

14 Sep 2019 - 22 Sep 2019


Saturday 14 September 2019, 10.00am - Saturday 14 September 2019, 12.20pm

Sunday 22 September 2019, 3.00pm - Sunday 22 September 2019, 5.20pm

Each screening is two one-hour halves with a 20-minute interval


Academy Cinemas, 44 Lorne Street, Auckland City Centre

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  • Adult $26
  • Child $16
  • Me & my dog (pooch gets own seat) $46


NatURoll Productions


After a sell-out first year, the Top Dog Film Festival is returning to Auckland in September 2019.

This is a special doggie screening – yes, that means you CAN bring your dog.

The 2019 Top Dog Film Festival screenings are for you AND your furry friend.

Celebrate the canine connection through this carefully curated collection of heartwarming stories about dogs and their people with your dog.


  • Your dog(s) must be well socialised, able to handle a busy indoor event and be on their lead at all times.
  • Plus, due to our furry friends noses, no outside food at the event please.
  • Please make sure your pooch has a toilet break before the screening.
  • All usual cinema etiquette is requested.

About the films:

Meet dogs from all walks from the surfing dog of Huntington Beach, the bus riding pooch of Seattle, the husky dogs of Alaska to local working dogs and their hero, the pull on your heartstrings is guaranteed to be strong.

Experience heartfelt stories of people who dedicate their lives to improving the outcomes for man’s best friend and take a look at the lighter side of the pet-owner relationship.

The 2019 Top Dog Film Festival presents a two-hour cinematic celebration honouring the bond between dogs and their people.

Filled will delightfully doggy moments of joy and celebration of our beloved canine companions.

The program of short canine-themed films is comprised of the most inspirational, heart-warming and entertaining stories about dogs and their human companions, from independent films makers around the globe.

Get your tickets before they all sell out – you’d be barking mad to miss it.

The Top Dog Film Festival is exempt from classification but would obtain a General rating and is suitable for all ages.

Top Dog Film Festival screens over two one-hour halves with a 20-minute interval.

Sorry, no refunds.


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