NZIFF announces special programme to mark 50th anniversary in Auckland

Posted Wednesday 06 Jun 2018

Retro film fans are in for an extra-special treat at this year's New Zealand International Film Festival (NZIFF). A selection of 12 retrospective films will feature at the NZIFF to mark the 50th anniversary of the festival in Auckland. NZIFF Director Bill Gosden has curated the programme of films from half a century of NZIFF screenings including the film which opened the first-ever 1969 Auckland International Film Festival, Hunger. Other highlights  include Cannes Film Festival 1976 Grand Prix award-winning film Cria Cuervos, landmark lesbian love story Desert Hearts, spectacular Swedish documentary The Atlantic, Soviet era romantic comedy Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears and a new 4K restoration of 1987 German/French film Wings of Desire.
Don't miss this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see these wonderful films in Auckland!

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IMAGE / a still from Wings of Desire,