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.
Awesome list of nominees announced for Show Me Shorts awards
Next month’s short film festival is again full of great viewing.
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.
NZIFF 2020 Q&A: New Zealand’s Best short films
Hear from the directors of the six NZ films screening in New Zealand’s Best 2020.
NZIFF 2020 Q&A: LOIMATA, The Sweetest Tears
Doco on the last voyage of a sailor, mentor, and waka-making extraordinaire.
NZIFF 2020 Q&A: Rūrangi
Rūrangi follows a young trans activist back to small-town Aotearoa origins.
NZIFF 2020 Q&A: Before Everest
Doco explores damning remarks made by Sir Ed Hillary about the director’s dad.
NZ International Film Festival announces homegrown short films
The great Tusi Tamasese curates this year’s NZ Best selection.
The top ten Aotearoa movie soundtracks
Tony Stamp’s counting the beat, er, the best NZ music moments on screen.
Quimbo’s Quest, a hilariously silly NZ-made cartoon, just landed on Netflix
And it features the voice of national treasure Cohen Holloway.
The Legend of Baron To’a is a kick-ass crack-up
“Expect to be impressed by how the action’s staged.”
Madeleine Sami on the attractions of acting in Come to Daddy
Not to mention some potential misconceptions about the title…
“Absolutely loved this movie” and more Baron To’a audience reviews
“Almost like watching a South Auckland Karate Kid.”
Come to Daddy is a wonderfully grotty film not for the faint of heart
“Here’s hoping it’s recognised as the local success story it is.”
Ant Timpson talks us through his equally touching and disturbing Come to Daddy
“Watching Dad literally drop dead in front of me was the turning point”.
All the glorious Kiwi films coming to cinemas very, very soon
2020’s looking like a superb year for New Zealand cinema.
Stars of The Legend of Baron To’a on their bold NZ action-comedy
“The action is Marvel quality” says John Tui (Baron To’a).