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Oscar Kightley tells us about his excellent doco on music phenomenon Dawn Raid
Oscar Kightley chats to Flicks about his doco on a South Auckland music phenomenon.
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.
Mama’s Music Box and the magic of Christmas movies
Christmas and movies share a similar kind of magic: they bring people together.
Win a family pass to Weta Workshop Unleashed
Take the kids to Auckland’s new Weta experience, opening December 15.
A comedic investigation highlights online harms in web series The Eggplant
The Breaker Upperers’ Karen O’Leary investigates the origins of… a giant eggplant.
Women In Film & Television NZ Awards winners announced
Ten worthy winners were recognised at last night’s WIFT NZ Awards.
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.
Nominees announced for Women in Film and Television NZ Awards
Celebrating women across the screen industry, from up-and-comers to established feature filmmakers.
Crack-up Kiwi show SIS blazes trails for young brown female comedy voices
Billy T award-winning comedian Kura Forrester explains why this sketch comedy group is so necessary.
The hidden gems of Sam Neill’s career on NZ On Screen
Dominic Corry unearths NZ gems featuring Neill both in front and behind the camera.
“A trusted voice”—remembering former NZIFF director Bill Gosden
Bill was a sharp human antenna of what deserved the attention of New Zealand audiences.
Germophobe drama INSiDE captures the essence of lockdown in Aotearoa
Morgana O’Reilly is housebound for a completely different reason in this new show.
Baby Done showcases both Rose Matafeo’s dramatic talent and her comedy chops
Further earning her reputation as a comic, Matafeo shines as the lead.
Show Me Shorts awards its winning films for 2020
Next month’s short film festival is again full of great viewing.
A taste of what to expect at Show Me Shorts this year
We highlight a dozen films as the short film fest kicks off.
Win a double pass and take a pal along to Show Me Shorts
78 shorts and music videos play in this year’s excellent programme.
Powerful Aotearoa gang drama Savage might be the best local film of 2020
The central performances from Jake Ryan and John Tui are brilliant.
Revolution’s in the air – and online – with Loading Docs 2020
The revolution will be streamed on your preferred devices.
Win double passes to Lowdown Dirty Criminals
James Rolleston stars in this new Kiwi crime caper.
NZIFF 2020 Q&A: Kiwi Shorts filmmakers
Lockdown narks, dorky dads, big monster crays, triple scoop ice creams & more.
NZIFF 2020 Q&A: The Girl on the Bridge
Doco portrait of 22-year-old suicide survivor and mental health advocate Jazz Thornton.
NZIFF 2020 Q&A: Ngā Whanaunga Māori Pasifika Shorts
We get to know the seven filmmakers involved.