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New Zealand Film

Feature Films, docs and shorts grown right here in Godzone...

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CeliaCelia (2018)
Dir. Amanda Millar
Inspiring documentary written, directed and produced by former TV current affairs journalist Amanda Millar, which follows the career of Celia Lashlie, New Zealand social equality advocate and impassioned crusader against disempowerment created by the stifling bureaucracy of NZ's educational and social…
The Chills: The Triumph & Tragedy of Martin PhillippsThe Chills: The Triumph & Tragedy of Martin Phillipps (2019)
Dir. Julia Parnell
An absolutely unflinching portrait of the genius New Zealand songwriter Martin Phillipps whose band The Chills exemplified the "Dunedin Sound" with their catalogue of heavenly pop hits. Seen here at 54, and facing a dire medical prognosis, but with an eccentric, blackly humourous and never-endingly creative…
Yellow is ForbiddenYellow is Forbidden (2017)
Dir. Pietra Brettkelly
Simply stunning fashion documentary from New Zealand director Pietra Brettkelly that swirls around the beguiling personality of Guo Pei, a dynamic and hugely ambitious Chinese fashion designer whose crowning runway glories in her homeland set the stage for her to break into the exclusive yet savage world of…
Heart Dances, TheHeart Dances, The (2018)
Dir. Rebecca Tansley
The director of CROSSING RACHMANINOFF returns backstage for what is this time a behind-the-scenes account of the unique artistic challenges presented in re-imagining the iconic film THE PIANO for the Royal New Zealand Ballet. The stage is set for a voyage into uncharted territory for everyone involved,…
DaffodilsDaffodils (2019)
Dir. David Stubbs
Feat. Rose McIver, George Mason, Kimbra
Ambitious screen musical based on the stageplay of same name that threads a bittersweet romantic narrative over several decades through a setlist of beloved New Zealand pop songs, reinterpreted by the cast and the music of "Lips". The conceit works better for some songs than others, both in execution and…
They Shall Not Grow OldThey Shall Not Grow Old (2018)
Dir. Peter Jackson
Ground-breaking documentary that employs state-of-the-art technology to transform audio and moving image archive footage to tell the story of the World War I experience through the voices and images of the men who lived it. Dir. Peter Jackson brings a startling immediacy to the subject that has never quite…
Bad Seed, The (TV Mini-series)Bad Seed, The (TV Mini-series) (2018)
Dir. Helena Brooks
Feat. Dean O'Gorman, Matt Minto, Madeleine Sami
Four-part New Zealand crime series based on the books by Charlotte Grimshaw telling the story of two brothers from a dysfunctional family with a dark history.