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Food for Thought

Pat Robins

After the sudden death of her elderly father, a middle-aged daughter uncovers some incriminating evidence in her mother’s freezer. Screening with Latin Lover.

The Immigrant

Charlie Chaplin

The Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra plus Charlie Chaplin equals glorious Live Cinema. Marc Taddei conducts Chaplin’s score for The Kid, arranged by Carl Davis, and Timothy Brock’s new score for the wildly funny The Immigrant.

Les Blank on Photography

Harrod Blank

In an excerpt from a forthcoming feature about his father, Harrod Blank introduces us to the still photography of Les Blank. Screening with How to Smell a Rose.

Pelorus

Alex Sutherland

In 1979 a little-known pioneer makes the first modern bungee jump off the Pelorus Bridge in Marlborough. A true story of Kiwi innovation and mateship. Screening with Sunshine Superman*.

Tama

Ryan Alexander Lloyd

An unconventional documentary portrait of a father and his middle-aged son. Screening with The End of the Tour*.