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Herbs: Songs of Freedom director on his doco about local music legends
NZ Music Hall of Fame inductees Herbs are celebrated in new doco
Director of 2040 on making people understand and act on climate change
“If you give them the tools, great things can happen.”
Cliff Curtis talks to us about his role in “absurdly large” action pic Hobbs & Shaw
Cliff Curtis talks to Flicks about his role in the new Fast & Furious spinoff.
Support the Girls director explains his “breastaurant”-set comedy-drama
Andrew Bujalski’s latest follows the staff of boob-oriented bar/restaurant Double Whammies
Vivarium director on how his sci-fi blends housing crisis and The Quiet Earth
“It’s the cycle of strangeness.”
Animals director Sophie Hyde on her Dublin-set tale of female friendship
“We’re kind of constantly coming of age or shifting into different seasons of our life, I think”
Judy & Punch director on her made-up tale about real-life misogynistic puppets
“I deliberately wanted to make a movie that felt tonally unusual”
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