FILM & EVENTS Sort: A-Z TODAY TOMORROW All Features Shorts Events Watch on demand Date Venue Wellington | Te Auaha Te Auha Auckland | Rangatira, Q Theatre Wellington | The Roxy 2 Wellington | The Roxy 1 Auckland Art Gallery | Auditorium Light House Cuba Auckland | Loft, Q Theatre Genre Africa Americas Animals Arts & Culture Aotearoa Asia Civil / Human Rights Closing night Competition Crime & Conspiracy Crime / Incarceration Dance Design / Architecture Economy Entertainment Environment / Climate Change Europe & UK Family Food Health / Disability History Humour LGBTQ+ Maori Middle East Music Nga Taonga Opening night Pacific Point of View Politics Religion Sports Society Technology / Social Media War / Conflict / Refugees Women Youth / Family Categories All in the Family Around the World in Eight Films Art Attack Best of Fest Closing Night Film Crime & Conspiracy Fearless Future Watch Opening Night Film Special Presentation Shorts Programme Country AfghanistanAustraliaAustriaBelgiumBrazilCambodiaCanadaChadChinaFranceGermanyIrelandIsraelItalyJapanMacedoniaMalaysiaMexicoNetherlandsNew ZealandNorwayQatarSpainSudanSwitzerlandUnited KingdomUnited StatesWestern Samoa Language ArabicEnglishSpanishHebrewMandarinKoreanFarsiTurkishGermanItalianDutchKurdishIndonesianPortugueseXhosaCantoneseNorwegianFrench 306 Hollywood 306 Hollywood Humour, fantasy and drama combine for an epic family tale. Assholes: A Theory Assholes: A Theory "I guess in a way my mother was an asshole." - John Cleese Beyond Moving Beyond Moving A Billy Elliot story with a South African twist. Cause of Death Cause of Death A terror attack, a dead police officer – and his brother's fight to find the real killer. Central to the Soul Central to the Soul Discover the heart and soul of Central Otago. Karamea Karamea A bunch of modern hippies try to change the world from one of the most remote places on earth. Kate Nash: Underestimate the Girl Kate Nash: Underestimate the Girl From overnight pop star to renegade outsider to artist reborn. More Human Than Human More Human Than Human A filmmaker attempts to build a robot smart enough to direct a film. Sakawa Sakawa Click here for intimate access to the youthful, hidden world of internet fraud in Ghana. Sunset Over Mulholland Drive Sunset Over Mulholland Drive Where does Hollywood go to die? The Men’s Room The Men’s Room Men don't always talk about their emotions. Sometimes they sing. The Silence of Others The Silence of Others A powerful, poetic, cautionary tale about fascism, and the dangers of forgetting the past. Advocate Advocate A fierce Israeli lawyer pushes her role as a human rights defender to its limits. American Factory American Factory Why don't the American and Chinese industries get along? Bathtubs Over Broadway Bathtubs Over Broadway An assignment for David Letterman's Late Show unleashes an unexpected obsession. Beyond Moving Beyond Moving A Billy Elliot story with a South African twist. Buddy Buddy A film about six fascinating, multi-talented, indispensable dogs – and their loving owners. Call Me Intern Call Me Intern Meet the millennials fighting back against unpaid work. Camino Skies Camino Skies What is so life-changing about Spain's Camino Trail? Central to the Soul Central to the Soul Discover the heart and soul of Central Otago. China Love China Love A fantasy ride of glitz, excess, glamour and love. Festival – New Zealand Shorts Festival – New Zealand Shorts The final five fighting it out for Oscar consideration. Festival – World Shorts I Festival – World Shorts I Don't judge a book by its cover. Festival – World Shorts II Festival – World Shorts II Things aren't always what they seem. Gaza Gaza We don't wanna be killed or injured. We simply want to live. General Magic General Magic A side of Silicon Valley you never see and how an epic failure changed the world. Ghost Fleet Ghost Fleet A fearless woman dedicated to fighting slavery on the high seas. Graves Without a Name Graves Without a Name Bad karma doesn’t wait for the next life. Grit Grit A young tsunami survivor takes on the multi-national company accused of wiping out her village. Half the Picture Half the Picture What is it really like to be a female filmmaker in Hollywood? Honeyland Honeyland Europe's last female beehunter must save the bees when outside forces invade. I Am Maris: Portrait of a Young Yogi I Am Maris: Portrait of a Young Yogi You are only as sick as the secrets that you keep. Jonathan Agassi Saved My Life Jonathan Agassi Saved My Life Emotional, sexy and hard-hitting ride with a world-famous gay porn star. Kabul, City in the Wind Kabul, City in the Wind A love song to a city and a country torn by war. Karamea Karamea A bunch of modern hippies try to change the world from one of the most remote places on earth. Kate Nash: Underestimate the Girl Kate Nash: Underestimate the Girl From overnight pop star to renegade outsider to artist reborn. M for Malaysia M for Malaysia A victory against a corrupt government installs the oldest elected Prime Minister in history. Marks of Mana Marks of Mana The wave of female tatau artists from the Pacific. Megalodemocrat: The Public Art of Rafael Lozano-Hemmer Megalodemocrat: The Public Art of Rafael Lozano-Hemmer His art doesn’t discriminate and all who participate are given a voice. Memory – The Origins of Alien Memory – The Origins of Alien Was it something I ate? Midnight Traveler Midnight Traveler A filmmaker and his family shoot their escape from the Taliban on their mobile phones. More Human Than Human More Human Than Human A filmmaker attempts to build a robot smart enough to direct a film. Ngā Taonga Double Feature Ngā Taonga Double Feature Be the first to see two of NZ's most important films digitally-restored. On Her Shoulders On Her Shoulders One woman's harrowing crusade against ISIS. Our Time Machine Our Time Machine A visually stunning time-travel adventure. Repeat Attenders Repeat Attenders A film about superfans. They're committed. Roll Red Roll Roll Red Roll When social media, “boys will be boys”, and vigilante justice collide. Sakawa Sakawa Click here for intimate access to the youthful, hidden world of internet fraud in Ghana. Sea of Shadows Sea of Shadows Sea Shepherd vs the Chinese Mafia and Mexican cartel. A film with the intensity of a Hollywood thriller. Seahorse: The Dad Who Gave Birth Seahorse: The Dad Who Gave Birth Meet Freddy... Searching Eva Searching Eva One day I’m shooting up in a public toilet and the next I’m bleaching my teeth in a jacuzzi. Sunset Over Mulholland Drive Sunset Over Mulholland Drive Where does Hollywood go to die? Talking About Trees Talking About Trees Four 'musketeer' filmmakers reunite to bring back the love of film to Sudan. The Coming Back Out Ball Movie The Coming Back Out Ball Movie A love letter to Australia's ageing LGBTQ+ community. The Edge of Democracy The Edge of Democracy Imagine a country that imported more slaves than any other… The Eulogy The Eulogy The untold story of one of Australia’s most brilliant, prolific and least-understood concert pianists. The Men’s Room The Men’s Room Men don't always talk about their emotions. Sometimes they sing. The Serengeti Rules The Serengeti Rules With new knowledge comes new hope. The Silence of Others The Silence of Others A powerful, poetic, cautionary tale about fascism, and the dangers of forgetting the past. Trust Machine: The Story of Blockchain Trust Machine: The Story of Blockchain Bigger than the Internet or a bubble built on hype? War of Art War of Art What happens when a group of international artists try to create in North Korea?