New Zealand Film

  • The Breaker Upperers turns broken hearts into Kiwi laughs

    The Breaker Upperers sees Jackie Van Beek and Madeleine Sami co-write and boldly step into the Directors’ chair for a rom-com about the cringe-induced fallout of breakups. Van Beek and her partner in crime Sami, star as two

    April 24, 2018 • Film, Video, What's On • Views: 602

  • Good things in small packages: Show Me Shorts Film Festival returns

    Tickets are now on sale for the Show Me Shorts Film Festival 2017 Opening Night and Awards Ceremony on Saturday 28 October at Auckland’s The Civic. Every year, the country’s leading short film festival and Oscar-accredited

    August 15, 2017 • Film, What's On • Views: 660

  • Live By Night Review

    It’s been a bad year for Ben Affleck. He’s one of this generation’s best, and arguably most consistent, actor/directors, but I think– like most of us – he will be trying his best to forget 2016. Live by Night is the

    January 29, 2017 • Film, Video, What's On • Views: 559

  • Pork Pie Reivew

    ‘Pork Pie’ sees the reboot of the 80’s classic Kiwi movie ‘Goodbye Porkpie’. The film was written and directed by Matt Murphy, son of the original film’s director, Geoff Murphy, so there’s a lot of love and

    January 25, 2017 • Film, Video, What's On • Views: 914

  • First look at Taika Waititi’s Hunt for the Wilderpeople

    Here’s the first look at Taika Waititi’s new feature film Hunt for the Wilderpeople. The film premiered at Sundance Film Festival which has received rave reviews from industry bibles Screen Daily, Variety and The Hollywood

    January 24, 2016 • Film, Video, What's On • Views: 1409

  • Penny Black Review

    It’s sometimes hard to review a directorial debut and remain completely objective in a world where numerous major and independent releases hit the cinema screen several days a week. But in the case of Penny Black, the first

    January 22, 2016 • Film, What's On • Views: 1741

  • 25 April -Debut trailer of animated NZ WWI film on Gallipoli

    We’re proud to be able to show you the first trailer for Gallipoli Campaign animated NZ film 25 April. The New Zealand animated documentary film about the 1915 Gallipoli Campaign directed by Leanne Pooley and was selected

    September 11, 2015 • Film, Video, What's On • Views: 2889

  • Ever The Land NZIFF Review

    Filmmaker and Director Sarah Grohnert and Alex Behse Producer held the worldwide premiere of their film Ever The Land  Three years in the making, Ever The Land explores and captures the bond between people and

    July 20, 2015 • Film, NZIFF • Views: 1309

  • Show Me Shorts Film Festival Program

    Last night the Capitol Cinema hosted the launch of the 9th annual Show Me Shorts Film Festival. Show Me Shorts will screen at 20 cinemas around New Zealand this November, stretching from Matakana to Stewart Island. There are 41

    October 16, 2014 • Film, What's On • Views: 1447

  • Two Little Boys – Review

    Bret McKenzie and Hamish Blake need no introduction to the Kiwi audience.  These two well-known and well-loved TV personalities will undoubtedly be the key pull factor that will drive admissions to this film.  However this

    September 15, 2012 • Film, What's On • Views: 1895