The Auckland Writers Festival refracted through a dialogue with Haruki Murakami interviewer John Freeman.
At the Documentary Edge Festival: counter-terrorism through the eyes of an informant; the life and times of Elliot Smith; and an unlikely Haitian presidential campaign.
At the Documentary Edge Festival: an uneasy blend of personal ambition and failure, a thoughtful true crime community portrait, and a poetic essay of a woman’s conflicting identity of mother versus performer.
Auckland Writers Festival guests David Mitchell, Morris Gleitzman, Tim Winton, and Carol Ann Duffy offer a salient reminder of how writing gives us hope.
At this year’s Auckland Writers Festival, the glass was not just half-full, but brimming, overflowing.
Haruki Murakami talks cats, enemies, and his subconscious at the Auckland Writers Festival.
A shamelessly silly stage adaptation of Roger Corman’s cult classic Little Shop of Horrors .
Previously at the Wellington Film Society: a tale of creative and romantic liberation from Bengali master Satyajit Ray.
A conversation about damaging myths, Moriori ancestry, and fluid cultural identities with novelist Tina Makereti.
Previously at the Wellington Film Society: Satyajit Ray’s powerful working-class family drama set in his native Calcutta.
Emily Perkins transports Ibsen’s classic 19th century text to present day New Zealand.
Trygve Wakenshaw’s latest minimalist comedy show.
Summer Writing Resident Matilda Fraser responds to the question “is criticism still relevant?” with this suite of texts developed under Blue Oyster Art Project Space’s online publications initiative, with mentorship and publishing support from The Lumière Reader.
A conversation about tackling rugby, male identity, and rural stoicism with filmmakers Christopher Pryor and Miriam Smith.