Tarantino, DiCaprio, Pitt and Robbie talk Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood
Dominic Corry sits down with QT and the stars of his new film.
Director of Bellbird on his feature film ode to the rural Kiwi way of life
The film in 8 words: “Loss, hope and love in rural New Zealand.”
The evolution of Māori Pasifika short films at NZIFF
“Each year, our job gets tougher as the quality of the films rises.”
The joys and challenges of making a film about a master Māori carver
We ask director Robin Greenberg 7 questions about her film.
One of NZ’s most important photographers is celebrated in doco playing NZIFF
Shirley Horrocks tells us more about Peter Peryer: The Art of Seeing
How many wines did it take to make NZIFF wine doco A Seat at the Table?
Director tells us about the film that took 8,760 glasses (conservative estimate) to make…
Billy and the Kids director on his heartfelt NZIFF doco on a Kiwi boxing champ
We talk to Mark Albiston about Billy and the kids he’s saved.
The directors of For My Father’s Kingdom on their NZIFF doco
We ask Vea Mafile’o and Jeremiah Tauamiti eight questions.
Capital in the Twenty-First Century director explains his NZIFF doco
“I’d envisioned Capital as a time-traveling film, with tones that reflect the sci-fi genre”
Director of NZIFF doco Helen Kelly: Together tells us about this incredible Kiwi
Tony Sutorius on the brave, kind and generous Helen Kelly.
Kiwi filmmaker Bea Joblin on her one-location debut feature playing at NZIFF
“I love working with big casts, and with actors in general.”
We ask Ant Timpson eight easy questions about Come to Daddy
The film premieres in NZ 26th July at Auckland’s Civic Theatre.
NZIFF programmer Sandra Reid on 2019’s stunning selections
The NZIFF programmer tells us about this year’s fest.
Palme d’Or-winner Bong Joon-ho speaks with us about Parasite
The film opens in NZ cinemas 27th June.
We find out about Christchurch’s new Lumière Cinemas
Nick Paris tells us about Lumière Cinemas, opening at The Arts Centre this month
Rocketman director tells us about bringing larger-than-life Elton John to the screen
“It was that very heightened reality that I really wanted to create”
Cliff Curtis talks to us about Merata Mita (and Avatar)
“Our job is to allow women to express themselves, to resource them.”
Happy 30th birthday to The Little Mermaid, the movie that saved Disney
Maria Lewis explores the history of this classic film and tracks down its directors for an interview.
Kenneth Branagh talks to us about Shakespeare and All is True
“There’s a nice element of ‘whatever’ running through Shakespeare that I enjoy.”
Heperi Mita on his doco about pioneering filmmaking mum Merata
Merata: How Mum Decolonised the Screen returns to cinemas.
Keanu Reeves & Halle Berry’s rib-breaking dedication to John Wick 3
“I came back even better and stronger after breaking those ribs.”
Elizabeth Ireland reflects on her time programming incredible films for Academy Cinemas
We also chat to new programmer, Gorjan Markovski.