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Picks from the 2015 Alliance Française French Film Festival programme + Win a double pass

The Alliance Française French Film Festival — a celebration of French cinema and culture which continues to display admirable growth each year — launches its 2015 event in Auckland this week, with César Award-nominee The Bélier Family (La Famille Bélier) opening the proceedings at Rialto Cinemas. This year’s programme boasts several high-profile French-language selections from the 2014 Cannes (The Blue Room), Venice (The Last …

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[READ] OREN MOVERMAN’s Top 10 Criterion releases

Criterion continue to find hot filmmakers who are happy to write about their favourite releases. Following last year’s fascinating lists from Edgar Wright and Nicolas Winding Refn, this month the Criterion Collection asked Oren Moverman to compile a list of his ten favourites from their ever-expanding series of important classic and contemporary films. Moverman is the writer/director of the …

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