Posted Tuesday 21 May 2013
The NZIFF is almost here so remember to use your WIFT discount when you book tickets...
There are some exciting NZ films rolling out this year including new work from Jess Feast and Amy Taylor - see a selection below and remember to book early!
Director Anthony Powell has spent nine winters in Antarctica. A self-taught photographer, Anthony has built his own equipment to survive the harsh conditions and capture stunning time-lapse imagery. A Year on Ice shows us a part of the world most will never discover, in breath-taking hi-definition.
Read more about Antarctica: A Year on Ice
Clint and Dwayne, awesome lady-killer pony-riding gang of two, raise the funds to get Dwayne a new set of teeth. The funniest movie valentine to stoned mateship and recreational innovation in backblocks NZ since Kaikohe Demolition.
Read more about The Deadly Ponies Gang
Director Jess Feast (Cowboys and Communists) joins Sister Loyola at the Home of Compassion in Island Bay, Wellington. Sister Loyola, a NZ Gardener of the Year, continues to tend to the community garden she established, now in her 90s, whilst providing refreshingly candid reflections on life and religion.
Read more about Gardening with Soul
Director Amy Taylor travelled to Whakatane after seeing media reports of a friendly lone dolphin named Moko. She spent the next six months documenting Moko's time with the community, getting to know his friends and detractors.
Read more about Soul in the Sea on our website.
Investigative journalist Jeremy Scahill has produced this explosive documentary with director Rick Rowley about the secret 'wars' of the US's Joint Special Operations unit. Scahill's book of the same title is being released this week. This Saturday morning, tune in to RNZ's Kim Hill interviewing Scahill about both his film and his book.
Read more about Dirty Wars