Florian Habicht requires no introduction to NZIFF audiences. World premiere screenings of Woodenhead, Kaikohe Demolition, Rubbings from a Live Man, The Land of the Long White Cloud and Love Story have been NZIFF highlights. Florian is currently living in Berlin.
Thursday 24 July, 8.45 pm at the Civic
Friday 25 July, 4.15pm at the Civic
For over 20 years, Emmy Award winning directors/producers Dan Geller and Dayna Goldﬁne have jointly created critically-acclaimed documentary narratives that braid their multiple characters’ personal stories to form a larger portrait of the human experience. Their most recent ﬁlm is The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden. Their work includes the award winning Something Ventured and the enormously popular Ballets Russes. Their visit to NZIFF is made possible with the support of AUT.
Thursday 24 July, 6.15 pm at SKYCITY
Friday 25 July, 1.45 pm at SKYCITY
Sophie Hyde, director of 52 Tuesdays, makes provocative, intimate drama and documentary work. Her short ﬁlms and documentaries have screened widely at international ﬁlm festivals and won numerous awards. She produced the feature documentary Shut Up Little Man! An Audio Misadventure, which premiered at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival and featured soon after at NZIFF.
Tuesday 22 July, 6.15 pm at SKYCITY
Wednesday 23 July, 3.00 pm at SKYCITY
Born in 1951 in Holland, Rolf migrated to Australia with his family in 1959. He worked at the Australian Broadcasting Corporation for seven years, then in 1977 was granted entry into Australia’s Film Television and Radio School. He has gone on to make more than a dozen ﬁlms, generally low budget, and has gained substantial international recognition. His ﬁrst collaboration with actor David Gulpilil, The Tracker, premiered to critical acclaim in Competition at Venice in 2002. The second, Ten Canoes, won the Special Jury Prize in the Un Certain Regard section at Cannes in 2007; and third, Charlie’s Country, won David Gulpilil the Un Certain Regard Best Actor Award at Cannes this year.
Sunday 27 July, 1.00 pm at SKYCITY
Kitty Green is a graduate of the Victorian College of the Arts. After graduating, she worked at the ABC on Art Nation and Artscape, shooting, editing and producing documentary content for broadcast. Kitty spent a year in her grandmother’s native Ukraine ﬁlming with the women of Ukraine’s topless feminist movement ‘FEMEN’. Kitty’s abduction by the KGB while ﬁlming a FEMEN protest in Belarus made headlines internationally. Ukraine Is Not a Brothel is her ﬁrst feature-length ﬁlm.
Wednesday 23 July, 6.15 pm at SKYCITY
Thursday 24 July, 3.45 pm at SKYCITY