Six films have been selected for Ngā Whanaunga Māopri Pasifika Shorts 2022. They are: A Morning with Aroha (dir: Nicholas Riini), Burning of the Gods (dir: Karin Williams), Perfect Storm (dir: Morag Brownlie), Raids (dir: Jade Jackson), Smog (dir: Alex Liu), and The Difference Between Pipi & Pūpū (dir: Tajim Mohammed-Kapa).
On the eve of Matariki, we are excited to announce that Tearepa Kahi’s new action-drama Muru will open NZIFF 2022 in Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch and Dunedin, with a special screening in Whakatāne. The film, starring world renowned actor Cliff Curtis and artist Tame Iti, will have its World Premiere on Thursday 28 July at Auckland’s The Civic.
Time to get excited ... today we've revealed an impressive line-up of acclaimed films direct from Cannes Film Festival 2022 joining the line-up for NZIFF 2022 including Palme d'Or winner Triangle of Sadness, both Grand Prix winners Close and Stars at Noon PLUS so much more ...
Four dramas and five documentaries have been announced as the first selection of New Zealand films featuring at NZIFF 2022.