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DocEdge 16 | A Billion Lives

The documentary A Billion Lives is the satirical novel-turned-movie Thank You for Smoking brought to life. Director Aaron Biebert turns a microscope on the history of the tobacco industry, from

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DocEdge 16 | Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise

From the opening scene, this documentary captivates. Viewers are confronted with a mash-up of black and white images and video clips from key moments in the African American Civil […]

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DocEdge 16 | Gabo: the creation of Gabriel García Márquez

With Gabo: the creation of Gabriel García Márquez, director Justin Webster does a masterful job of exploring the personal life and formative moments of one of the most influential […]

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DocEdge 16 | Monterey

Lisa Burd | Feature Film Directed by Lisa Burd, Monterey follows Kiwis Paul and Mira as they open their dream café in Grey Lynn. The couple want to create a café different

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DocEdge 16 | Inside the Chinese Closet

China | Mandarin / English | 2015 | 72 min | Feature film | Sophia Luvarà Inside the Chinese Closet is a look into the life and struggle of what

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DocEdge 16 | Miners Shot Down

The opening sequence features a hail of bullets, followed by rising smoke and dust, briefly camouflaging the bodies of dead and injured miners strewn on the ground. The documentary […]

NZICF16 | Flick Electric Company – ‘Last Laughs’

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The energy was electric. The Sky City Theatre was packed to the brim. Every comedian in Auckland was in the house. Anticipation was high, yet no-one could have expected […] Continue Reading…

NZICF 2016 | Joseph Moore | So… I’m a Dad!

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Joseph Moore is the embodiment of enthusiasm as he leaps on stage at The Basement to deliver his show ‘So… I’m a Dad!’ as part of this year’s NZ […] Continue Reading…

NZCIF16 | Ismo Leikola – Observing the Obvious

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Successful and hard-working comedian both at home and abroad,  Ismo Leikola is not a name one easily forgets, nor would one want to.  The funny man from Finland is […] Continue Reading…

NZICF 16 | 5 mins with Nazeem Hussain

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He’s touched Chappelle, hung out with Common, and is said to have reinvented Australian Comedy…it’s all in a day’s work for comedian, writer, TV personality, and activist Nazeem Hussain. 
We […] Continue Reading…

DocEdge 16 | A Billion Lives

A billion lives

The documentary A Billion Lives is the satirical novel-turned-movie Thank You for Smoking brought to life.

Director Aaron Biebert turns a microscope on the history of the tobacco industry, from […] Continue Reading…

NZICF 16 | Pax Assadi – In Mid-Season Form

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What do you get when you take a Pakistani and Iranian refugee and place them in New Zealand? ……a Tongan, apparently.
Pax Assadi is a mixed-race Kiwi, born in New […] Continue Reading…

DocEdge 16 | Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise

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From the opening scene, this documentary captivates. Viewers are confronted with a mash-up of black and white images and video clips from key moments in the African American Civil […] Continue Reading…