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Liz Gunn Talks To Loving Pia Director Daniel Borgman

The NZ International Film Festival continues with its run of cinematic riches around Auckland. One of those films comes with this evocative description in the...

The Killing Of A Sacred Deer Dir: Yorgos Lanthimos (NZIFF)

It’s been two long years since Yorgos Lanthimos’s The Lobster, and If you’ve been hungry for another serving of his signature style settle in...

Mountain Dir: Jennifer Peedom (NZIFF)

  Mountain junkies, classical music lovers and Willem Dafoe fans are all in for a treat, with this enthralling look at what makes mountains move...
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Watch: Liz Gunn Talks To Mountain Director Jennifer Peedom (NZIFF)

Tonight, Tuesday 1 August at 6.30 at the Civic, Auckland’s Film Festival pays its respects to the glory and challenge and majesty and mystery...

Bill Frisell: A Portrait Dir: Emma Franz

  A few days ago I nominated BANG! The Bern Berns Story as the best music documentary at this year’s film festival (read review here)....

Happy End Dir: Michael Haneke

  Starring: Isabelle Huppert, Jean-louis Trintignant, Toby Jones Austrian filmmaker Michael Haneke serves up a French-language black comedy featuring a dysfunctional family, observations on social media,...

My Year with Helen, Director: Gaylene Preston

My Year with Helen takes an in-depth look at former Prime Minister Helen Clark’s bid for Secretary General, the top job at UN, where...

To Stay Alive: A Method – Dir: Erik Lieshout, Arno Hagars & Renier van...

  “A dead poet does not write”. Iggy Pop reads the words of Michel Houellecq in this film that addresses the issue of struggling artists...

Beatriz At Dinner Dir: Miguel Arteta

  Starring: Salma Hayek, John Lithgow, Connie Britton At first, Beatriz At Dinner comes across as an American counterpoint to Sally Potter’s very English and very...

Tony Conrad: Completely In The Present Dir: Tyler Hubby (NZIFF)

  You may be aware of Tony Conrad’s contribution to music and his association with The Velvet Underground, but this lively, entertaining look at the...