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Picks from the 2015 NZ International Film Festival programme

Grab your highlighters, folks: the New Zealand International Film Festival’s 2015 Auckland programme has been unveiled. Opening in bold style with Yorgos Lanthimos’ The Lobster and closing in tears with Australian drama Holding the Man, this year’s festival looks as relevant as ever. Cinephiles can rejoice over the inclusion of 17 exciting titles direct from the Cannes Film Festival, which despite the …

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[WATCH] Werner Herzog & Errol Morris discuss Joshua Oppenheimer’s THE ACT OF KILLING

Werner Herzog and Errol Morris are arguably the most important figures in documentary filmmaking, so when they attach their names to something it carries a lot of weight. The longtime friends were so shocked and impressed by what they saw in Joshua Oppenheimer’s The Act of Killing — one of my picks of the 2013 NZ …

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