NZIFF Booklet

Films by Country

Russia

Animation NOW! Morph ‘n’ Move

The impossible and improbable comes to life in this kinetic collection of animation that not only pushes the envelope, but busts it wide open.

Leto

Kirill Serebrennikov

An exhilarating exploration of freedom under restraint from a director under house arrest, this resonant, exuberant picture of musicianship and band life is based on the lives of two stars of pre-perestroika Leningrad rock.

Our New President

Maxim Pozdorovkin

Maxim Pozdorovkin’s satirical documentary, fabricated entirely from Russian propaganda and YouTube videos, dives headfirst into the world of fake news – and Russia’s blind love for Donald Trump.