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How the filmmakers behind a new Samoan-NZ action comedy levelled up
“I can see everyone’s levelled up—working towards Super Saiyan level.”
Watch the cringe-inducing comedy from Christchurch that won this year’s 48Hours
The script is king.
Herbs doco connects timeless tunes with our society’s biggest struggles
Herbs doco is a relentlessly watchable and deeply personal pic
Power of Inclusion summit to give away 150 tickets in scholarship programme
Speakers include Jacinda Ardern, Niki Caro & the producers of Vai.
Herbs: Songs of Freedom director on his doco about local music legends
NZ Music Hall of Fame inductees Herbs are celebrated in new doco
The best of NZ’s craziest short film contest play in Auckland this weekend
Includes a dance horror and a 3D animated split-screen musical.
First trailer to the Dan Carter film, coming to cinemas end of this month
Put your hand to crest and behold…
A gorgeous Dunedin stop-motion film plays as part of NZIFF
And there’s also a one-man jazz animation from NZ.
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.
The storytellers behind New Zealand’s Best short films playing at NZIFF 2019
Get to know the short filmmakers picked by Jane Campion.
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 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”
How did dialogue from The Quiet Earth end up on a #1 album last week?
Beastwars frontman explains their album’s The Quiet Earth sample.
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.”
13 Kiwi films to premiere at this year’s NZIFF
Can’t have NZIFF without the NZ.
Jane Campion selects NZIFF’s short films for 2019 + Animation NOW!
Enter a world unknown.