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Doc Talks Auckland

Meet the filmmakers and hear debate on hot topics raised in the films!

All Doc Talk sessions are held at Q Theatre Vault It will be well signposted and if you need a quick pointer, please enquire at the Festival Hub at Q Theatre foyer.  

It is free and open to all public.  Seats are limited and are on first come basis.
*after the screening of Plastic China at 1.30pm. From Sustainable Coastlines: Camden Howitt, and campaigner and consultant to Auckland Council on waste minimization Sandra Murray, on how we can deal with one of the biggest problems of the 21st C - plastic waste - and what we can all do on a local level.

Saturday 27 May | 3pm
#1: How Do We Deal with Plastic?

*after the screening of Plastic China at 1.30pm.

From Sustainable Coastlines: Camden Howitt, and campaigner and consultant to Auckland Council on waste minimization Sandra Murray, on how we can deal with one of the biggest problems of the 21st C – plastic waste – and what we can all do on a local level.
* before the screening of Thank You for Playing at 4pm. Q and A with Californian indie game developer Ryan Green, on developing his award winning game That Dragon Cancer and working at the cutting edge of creativity and digital story-telling. Interviewed by Stephen Knightley (InGame).

Sunday 28 May | 3pm
#2: In conversation with Ryan Green, game developer.

* before the screening of Thank You for Playing at 4pm.

Q and A with Californian indie game developer Ryan Green, on developing his award winning game That Dragon Cancer and working at the cutting edge of creativity and digital story-telling. Interviewed by Stephen Knightley (InGame).
* after the screening of Becoming Warren Buffett at 10.30am. Inequity and inequality in New Zealand with economist Shamubeel Equab and Salvation Army policy analysts.

Sunday 4 June | 12pm
#3: MInd the Gap

* after the screening of Becoming Warren Buffett at 10.30am.

Inequity and inequality in New Zealand with economist Shamubeel Equab and Salvation Army policy analysts.
* after the screening of The Last Laugh at 4pm. Well known stand-up comedian Deb Filler on her life in comedy - and how far can you take a joke?

Sunday 4 June | 5.30pm
#4: A Joke Too Far

* after the screening of The Last Laugh at 4pm.

Well known stand-up comedian Deb Filler on her life in comedy – and how far can you take a joke?

Masterclasses

Masterclass #1
Digital Interactive StoryTelling with Alexandre Brachet
Sunday 28 May  |  9am – 11am

One of the world’s leading digital producers, Brachet heads up Upian, the force behind award-winning documentaries ; Do Not Track  and How to Make a Ken Loach Film. 
Masterclass #2
Editing with Jean Tsien
Sunday 28 May  | 11.15am – 1.15pm

Editing advisor at the Sundance Institute Edit and Story Lab and member of American Cinema Editors. 

Jean’s documentary editing credits include an Academy nomination for Scottsboro: An American Tragedy (2001), three Peabody Awards for Malcolm X: Make It Plain, Travis and Solar Mamas, Please Vote For Me (2008), the Grierson award for the most entertaining documentary; Dixie Chicks: Shut Up and Sing and Miss Sharon Jones! and three Sundance awards for her debut documentary Something Within Me (1993).

 

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