When two young Chinese refugees fell in love in 1953, their passion for each other and their land changed the way kumara was farmed in New Zealand. Screening with The Music of Strangers.
An animated conversation with leading legal professor Jane Kelsey on how international trade law is leading us to trade water for gold. Screening with When Two Worlds Collide.
Loaded with wry humour and surprising rug-pulls, Penny Lane’s supremely strange biography of 1920s impotence-cure mogul J.R. Brinkley is the documentary oddity every festival watch-list needs at least one of.
A musical documentary about the celebration of life and death. Screening with Hotel Salvation.
My Dog Ajax
A conservationist and his canine companion work together to help save the Kea. Screening with Blue.
A Chinese grandmother finds kinship on her bus trip to the Asian supermarket. Screening with Abacus: Small Enough to Jail.
Spoken word artist Dominic Hoey aka Tourettes reflects on his losing battle with a degenerative bone disease. Screening with Heal the Living.
Fighting the tough realities of their disadvantaged neighbourhood, Step follows three irrepressible young women in an enlightened Baltimore school as they prepare for college – and rehearse for step dance glory.