NZIFF announces first films for 2019

Posted Tuesday 28 May 2019

The New Zealand International Film Festival (NZIFF) has revealed five films from its highly anticipated 2019 programme. A Long Day's Journey into Night and Under the Silver Lake will make their long-awaited NZ premieres at NZIFF after premiering at Cannes last year. High Life and Monos, which premiered at Toronto and Sundance respectively, will as screen, as will the world premiere of David Nash's NZ wine documentary A Seat at the Table. NZIFF starts in Auckland on 18 July, Wellington from 26 July, Dunedin from 1 August, and Christchurch from 8 August in 2019.


IMAGE/ Juliette Binoche in High Life, directed by Claire Denis



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Get your entries into Show Me Shorts!

Posted Tuesday 28 May 2019

The deadline is fast approaching for Show Me Shorts 2019! This will be the 14th edition of the competitive Oscar-qualifying traveling festival that reaches 28 venues nationwide. Festival director Gina Dellabarca says they're looking for cinematic, narrative-style short films between 2-20 minutes in duration, and films must be no more than two years old. All genres are accepted, but take note, they don't tend to programme experimental films. The final deadline to apply is 1 July, 2019.