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Cannes 2022 is over: the biggest movies, Palme winners, and review gossip
You might not have nabbed a ticket to sunny France, but we can still clue you in on all the film festival goss.
8 films we’re looking forward to seeing at Doc Edge Festival
From medical heroes to pop stars and Nazis, there are fascinating stories to discover at this year’s fest.
Nine films from Aotearoa announced for NZIFF
Four world premiere screenings are part of this year’s selection of homegrown films.
Māoriland Film Festival announces a huge 2022 programme for Matariki
Held in Ōtaki from June 29 to July 3, the film festival will present 106 films from 132 Indigenous nations over five days.
Ukrainian Film Festival to raise funds for charity in Ukraine
Ukrainian charities receive the majority of the proceeds from upcoming cinema showcases.
Adventurous viewers will be delighted by Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn
Berlin Film Fest winner oscillates between a cheeky nudge in the ribs and something much darker…
French Film Festival Aotearoa to bring 21 titles to NZ cinemas
This year’s programme starts in Auckland on June 1st and finishes in Wanaka at the end of July.
Get a taste of Scandinavian cinema at the Scandi Film Festival
As much as we love it, Scandi cinema isn’t all Nordic noir.
NZIFF announces film festival’s return to cinemas this July and August
A leaner festival is on the way as part of a “staged rebuild”.
Cinema curiosities and film fest oddities to discover in 2022
Some of the more sublimely strange films destined for arthouse cinemas and film festivals in 2022.
The hottest pics to see at summer film festival In the Shade
Auckland gets to see some of our NZIFF faves and other films we’re as eager to discover as you are.
Auckland summer film fest In The Shade has a mammoth lineup of films – on sale now
New Paul Thomas Anderson, new Guillermo del Toro, NZIFF pics that Auckland missed – and more.
Auckland Online Film Festival helps fill an NZIFF-shaped gap
Film-lovers in Tāmaki Makaurau replicate the feel of a festival at home.
Terror-Fi to bring cult hits, horror classics, Nic Cage & ninjas to NZ cinemas (and online)
Now in its fifth year, Terror-Fi comes to Roxy, Capitol and Alice Cinema.
The French Film Festival comes to you with new On Demand platform
Prices range from $5.99 – $9.99 per film rental.
A dozen highlights from the upcoming Doc Edge film festival
This year’s programme of 83 docos heads online from Friday 12 June.
DocEdge announces first titles for its online festival
Cartoonists, aliens, and geopolitical spin-doctor – oh my!