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The Inland Road

The Inland Road

After a destructive car accident, a hitchhiking Māori teen is taken in by a couple who participated in the crash.
Waru

Waru

Eight Māori female directors contribute a sequence to this feature which unfolds around the tangi of a boy who died at the hands of his caregiver.
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25 April

25 April

Stories from New Zealanders who served at Gallipoli during the First World War are brought to life in vibrant colour and graphic novel-like animation in this feature directed by Leanne Pooley (Beyond the Edge).
Chasing Great

Chasing Great

Documentary on All Black and World Cup legend, New Zealand's favourite son, Richie McCaw. Charts McCaw's final 365 days as an All Black as he attempts to become the first captain to win back-to-back World Cups.
Hunt For the Wilderpeople

Hunt For the Wilderpeople

Taika Waititi's (Boy) adaptation of Barry Crump's Wild Pork and Watercress. A national manhunt is ordered for rebellious kid Ricky (Julian Dennison) and his foster uncle (Sam Neill) who go missing in the wild New Zealand bush.
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Penny Black

Penny Black

Independent New Zealand road tripping drama following a high-class, tumultuous supermodel who runs into a shady anarchist and his zebra van.
Stars in Her Eyes

Stars in Her Eyes

Kiwi romantic comedy from writer-director Athina Tsoulis (Jinx Sisters) set in Auckland's Indian community.
The heART of the Matter

The heART of the Matter

New Zealand historical documentary on the monumental shift in Kiwi education that took place after World War II.
Tickled

Tickled

Investigative documentary following New Zealand journalist David Farrier. His discovery of the bizarre and troubling world of competitive tickling takes him down a rabbit hole of abusive emails, lawsuits, and alternate agendas...
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The Dark Horse

The Dark Horse

Cliff Curtis (Whale Rider) leads this true Kiwi story as Genesis Potini, the speed-chess prodigy from New Zealand. Battling severe bipolar disorder, Poutini finds purpose in coaching a local chess club. Co-stars James Rolleston (Boy) as his nephew Mana.
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Crush (1992)

Crush (1992)

Moral and sexual ambiguities simmer amongst Rotorua's spurting mud-pools in this New Zealand noir, starring Marcia Gay Harden. Director Alison Maclean's debut feature which played in competition at the Cannes Film Festival.
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Home By Christmas

Home By Christmas

A film memoir based on NZ filmmaker Gaylene Preston’s (Bread & Roses, War Stories) interviews with her father about his World War II experiences. Stars Martin Henderson.
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War Stories

War Stories

A group of elderly Kiwi women recall their intimate experiences of the Second World War. Directed by Gaylene Preston (Home by Christmas). Winner of Best Film at the NZ Film Awards, 1995.
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Rain

Rain

Christine Jeff's directorial debut, shot on the Mahurangi peninsula, based on the novel by Kirsty Gunn.
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Born to Dance

Born to Dance

New Zealand dance flick and coming of age tale following Tu (Tia-Taharoa Maipi) who dreams of being a professional hip-hop dancer. Co-stars Stan Walker and features choreography from eight-time hip-hop dance world champ Parris Goebel.
Ever the Land

Ever the Land

Documentary that tracks the birth of New Zealand’s first ‘living building’, Te Wharehou o Tūhoe, and details how the building connects the Māori iwi, Ngāi Tūhoe, to the land.
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The Ground We Won

The Ground We Won

New Zealand’s farming community and grassroots rugby are the focus of this cultural slice-of-life documentary following a rural rugby team looking to overcome a string of bitter losses. Shot in black and white from the filmmakers behind How Far is Heaven.
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The Pa Boys

The Pa Boys

Kiwi road-trip drama following three-piece Wellington reggae band The Pā Boys as they tour the North Island. This marks the feature debut of Himiona Grace with music by Trinity Roots’ Warren Maxwell.
50 Ways Of Saying Fabulous

50 Ways Of Saying Fabulous

A coming of age tale, following 12 year old Billy (Patterson), who has the misfortune to be growing up gay in Otago in the 70’s...