About Us

The Academy Cinema is Auckland's only dedicated art-house cinema and we pride ourselves on finding and delivering you the highest quality and most entertaining films from both inside and outside the Hollywood studio system. Visit us today in the City Library Building, 44 Lorne Street, Auckland City.

The Academy is equally dedicated to providing the whole of New Zealand with a range of the best local and international DVD’s and Blu-Rays for sale via the Academy Shop website. Browse our wide selection of art-house films, fascinating documentaries, world cinema and New Zealand films.

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All prices on the Academy Shop website are listed in New Zealand dollars and all orders are sent out from the GDE Distribution warehouse (GDE Distribution has been active in New Zealand entertainment distribution since 1992 and is proudly 100% New Zealand owned and operated).


Delivery times and method of shipping

Academy Shop offers free shipping within New Zealand on orders over $30.

Shipping is via Post Haste, and includes a three working day delivery time once a payment has been cleared (for products that are in stock).