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Get an early look at Dawn Raid, a doco on the iconic South Auckland record label
Advance screenings feature Q&As with director Oscar Kightley and Dawn Raid’s founders.
Trent Reznor opens up about Hurt in a new episode of Song Exploder
“When I wrote it I felt alone. Lost. But things will be ok, you know? You’re ok.”
SIX60 doco is a mostly convincing underdog story about a music phenomenon
No matter how you feel about SIX60, Till The Lights Go Out should instill some warm national pride.
Win a SIX60: Till the Lights Go Out prize pack
New Zealand’s biggest band hits cinemas November 26th.
Four hard-hitting DocEdge films play at Auckland’s Civic Theatre this Sunday
Includes three NZ premieres and a sneak preview of a Kiwi feature.
Exploring murder and Satanic evil in The Devil You Know
A compelling glimpse into a very American heart of darkness.
Hate Thy Neighbour hangs out with hate groups, then takes the piss out of them
The subjects are often shocking and horrific – but let’s never forget to laugh at these bozos.
Crazier-than-fiction doco about a cartoon frog is one of 2020’s most essential films
Feels Good Man details the fight to save Pepe the Frog from the worst people on the internet.
“It is meant to be a reckoning” say directors of COVID-19 doco Totally Under Control
“He is not just hurting the American people. He’s hurting the world.”
Why does David Attenborough’s A Life On Our Planet avoid the words ‘climate change’?
Even as he engages with the subject, the veteran steers away from familiar phrases.
A secret doco by Alex Gibney blows the lid off inept US Covid-19 response
The trailer’s been viewed more than 6 million times in just 72 hours.
Miraculous Alzheimer’s doco on Netflix is unconventional, honest and uplifting
If it sounds uncomfortably exploitative, I can assure you it’s not.
Louis Theroux explores the grimmer aspects of US culture in his unique style
Three new Louis Theroux docos explore the grimmer elements of American culture.
Influential fashion design and Alice Cooper (?!) feature in House of Cardin
Doco celebrates Cardin’s groundbreaking designs and influence on modern fashion.
A dozen highlights from the upcoming Doc Edge film festival
This year’s programme of 83 docos heads online from Friday 12 June.
The vital joys of nature documentaries and their jaw-dropping beauty
There’s a heap of A-grade nature docos on Neon to savour.
Spaceship Earth is the fascinating origin story of a controversial project
The communal counter-culture of the 1960s is a surprising foundation for this mega-project.
DocPlay’s superb music selections ease the pain of not going to gigs
A phenomenal selection of music documentaries are on offer.
DocEdge announces first titles for its online festival
Cartoonists, aliens, and geopolitical spin-doctor – oh my!
Peter Jackson’s Beatles doco is coming to cinemas this year
Painstakingly restored footage of the Fab Four is coming our way.
The best documentaries of last decade
The past 10 years have enlightened, terrified, and entertained.
Watch the brand new Kiwi short doc series ChillDocs right here
From Ihumaatao to a cheeky leopard seal named Owha.