NZIFF’s highlights – One soundtrack: A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night

Frodo produced a horror romance movie that rocks! The first feature film of Iranian-American film director Ana Lily Amirpour (produced within others by Elijah Wood) is a film at the edge of two cultures and of several artistic influences. A soundtrack made up of middle-eastern, occidental and hybrid tracks illustrates this dual identity. Indefinable cinematic […]

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NZIFF Panel Discussion at the Paramount

Tom Webb (moderator): “Do you agree with this statement: A documentary filmmaker has the duty to tell the truth?” Margot Nash: “Yes, ethically, we must try. But in the end, this film is my truth. My sister would have a totally different way of telling it.” Costa Botes: “There is a difference between telling facts […]

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NZIFF gets off to a great start!

Last Thursday, The New Zealand International Film Festival unveiled its Wellington line-up by showing Best of Enemies, a very good documentary based on archival footage. With such a start, film lovers can’t wait to see the fine-selected films NZIFF promises us! Expectations are high! Risky film choice Indeed, the NZIFF came out of its cave […]

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