The must-see Capharnaum screening at the Academy Cinemas

Posted Monday 04 Feb 2019

This really is an extraordinary film so we're drawing your attention to it, and reminding you all that you do get a member's discount at Auckland's Academy Cinemas. After a successful run at the NZIFF last year, Nadine Labaki's Capharnaum is also in the running for Best Foreign Language Film at the 2019 Academy Awards. The film follows Zain, a 12 year old Lebanese boy who has had a troubled childhood and ultimately decides to sue his parents for giving him life. Capharnaum opens at the Academy on Thursday 7 February, do go and see it - but take a hanky. See the next item for your chance to win double passes to the film!



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Volunteers needed for Maoriland Film Festival

Posted Monday 04 Feb 2019


If you love film and want to get involved with a film festival, then the M?oriland Film Festival organiser want to hear from you! The MFF volunteer crew are known as kait?ao, and they're seen around the festival wearing red t-shirts. They help to run the venues and ticketing, as well as transporting and looking after our filmmakers. For 2019 the support of kait?ao is needed in the following areas:
Ticketing and merchandise sales
� Drivers
� At screening venues
� M?oriland Hub
� At festival accommodation
� Festival waste minimisation plan
� Catering at special events

Applications close Friday February 22, 2019.

Contact for more information.