- Dan Slevin
- David Larsen
- Florian Habicht
- Gemma Gracewood
- Jess Feast
- Jo Randerson
- Lindsay Shelton
- Peter Calder: From the Earth to the Stars
- RNZ: Simon Morris Chats to Bill Gosden
- Sandra Reid
- Staff Picks: Cass Hesom-Williams
- Staff Picks: Debbie Fish
- Staff Picks: Felicity Drace
- Staff Picks: Hayden Ellis
- Staff Picks: Jule Hartung
- Staff Picks: Kailey Carruthers
- Staff Picks: Leah Goffe Robertson
- Staff Picks: Lynn Smart
- Staff Picks: Megan Duffy
- Staff Picks: Melanie Rae
- Staff Picks: Michael McDonnell
- Staff Picks: Rebecca McMillan
- Staff Picks: Sarah Garven
- Staff Picks: Sarah McMullan
- Staff Picks: Vanessa Rushton
- The Lumière Reader
- The Pantograph Punch
- Wellington Film Society's Picks of NZIFF 2014
Be the first in the world to acclaim a moving new New Zealand film. Cliff Curtis is superb as the late Genesis Potini, the speed chess champion who passed on his gift to countless East Coast children.
Richard Linklater’s enthralling and moving drama of a boy’s progress from childhood to young manhood is truly unprecedented: it was shot over 12 years, capturing its star and his fellow cast as they themselves grew and changed.
As dementia continues to affect millions worldwide, this rousing and emotional documentary reveals a remarkably simple, music-based breakthrough and shows how it has already transformed lives.
NZIFF recommends this programme for children aged 3–6
NZer Florian Habicht’s acclaimed collaboration with Jarvis Cocker fixes the triumphant 2012 concert billed as Pulp’s last ever within a loving portrait of Sheffield and Sheffielders.
This intimate portrait of a marvellously idiosyncratic family of beekeepers in the Italian countryside is a classic picture of children growing up in nature – and won its young director the Grand Prix at Cannes.
An inspiring close-up encounter with feminist punk rock legend Kathleen Hanna. Frontwoman for Bikini Kill throughout the 90s, then the hugely popular dance group Le Tigre, she’s a powerful presence onstage and off.
Two unlikely travelling companions traverse the existential badlands of the Australian outback in Animal Kingdom director David Michôd’s intense and atmospheric picture of the lucky country gone feral.
This elegantly shot and crafted Italian documentary takes us into the lives of a handful of intriguing individuals who live and work around Rome’s ring road, the Grande Raccordo Anulare.
In this remarkably rewarding documentary we meet a feisty community group in Port Kembla, NSW that sets out to bypass the corporate drivers of the funeral industry and set up their own non-profit funeral business.
Sepideh – Drømmen om stjernerne
In a provincial town in Iran, young Sepideh dreams of becoming an astronomer, although almost no one she knows thinks this a fit pursuit for a young woman. Filmed over several years, this doco traces her surprising progress.