Faith and family at the Outtakes Film Festival.
Previously at the Wellington Film Society: an unflinching portrait of an Australian community.
Previously at the Wellington Film Society: reexamining Brazil’s decades of dictatorship.
Previously at the Wellington Film Society: Louis Malle’s swansong through the world of Chekhov.
At the Reel Brazil Film Festival, two films address the political tumult of their country’s dictatorial past.
Previously at the Wellington Film Society: part one of the Nicholas Roeg season.
Previously at the Wellington Film Society: Louis Malle’s looney Parisian romp, and the carnage beneath its silly surface.
Actor Aidan Dooley on recreating the polar adventures of a forgotten Irish hero.
The engaging writer walks us through the wonderful world of science, fiction, and Twitter ahead of New Zealand Festival Writers Week.
The promising concert pianist, of German Samoan heritage, on being an Orator, democratising classical music, and his admiration for John Psathas.
A conversation about Christchurch, engineering, and being a lover of mess with exciting debut novelist Pip Adam.
Film review of Woody Allen’s Blue Jasmine.
From cowboys and communists to compost and compassion.
The talented American filmmaker on depicting Los Angeles, channelling Harold and Maude, and the cruelty of truth.
Documentarian Maureen Gosling talks Chris Strachwitz, preserving American music culture, and learning from Les Blank.
Death and darkness await in Alain Guiraudie’s beautiful but malevolent film.
A conversation with filmmakers Kim Mordaunt and Sylvia Wilczynski about their acclaimed coming-of-age drama set in the heart of Laos.
The up-and-coming director on horror, comedy, and being a humanist at heart.
The seasoned British filmmaker behind the indelible Up Series talks about the latest installment and his seven year itch.
Filmmakers Mark Covino and Jeff Howlett on finding the Hackney brothers, their unknown legacy, and what’s in a name.