Spotlight on the Wellington Film Society

The NZIFF starting soon, it’s time to go back to its origins by presenting one of its founders:  The Wellington Film Society. Key player in importing rare prints and cult classics that have never been distributed in New Zealand, the Film Society is one of the only places in Wellington where you can see a […]

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Happy Bastille Day from Welly!

It’s winter and it’s fresh on Wellington Harbour. Everybody is working and nobody enjoys the summer heat, that’s for sure! – And yet, we’re on the 14th of July. I cannot believe that’s French National Day, nor that I’m celebrating it!  It’s well known that when you’re an expat, you’re feeling either free from anything […]

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NZIFF: My Top Tips to watch French-Speaking Movies #2 Mommy

Mommy  by Xavier Dolan * Heartbreaking * What’s about? : Steve, a teenage boy suffering from ADHD is kicked out of a specialized school after having caused some important troubles. His eccentric mum, Diane – also named ironically Die – takes him back home: as soon as they’re back together, their mother-son explosive relationship starts […]

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Air New Zealand celebrates 75th anniversary: What if Demolition Man presaged future?

Unbelievable future or passenger entertainment? Air New Zealand celebrates its 75th Anniversary. The kiwi company is well-known for its funny use of in-flight safety videos. It’s no longer real stewardesses that welcome you on the plane. Instead it could be an Elf, a surfer or a rugby player. It’s amusing & different. I personally love when […]

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