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Win a DVD prize pack of 2013 NZIFF titles

With the much anticipated 2014 NZ International Film Festival launching in Auckland this week, A Fistful of Culture would like to celebrate by giving away a prize pack of highlights from last year’s programme: Jeremy Saulnier’s terrific revenge thriller Blue Ruin, Asghar Farhadi’s intricate relationship drama The Past, and Sarah Polley’s fascinating family documentary Stories We Tell. Each of these highly recommended titles are …

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[Review] PROJECT NIM (NZFF)

Project Nim is the latest documentary from James Marsh, director of the Academy Award-winning Man On Wire. In each film Marsh takes a well-known, media-friendly event from the ’70s and gives it context with a meticulous and impressive mix of archival footage, interviews and dramatic re-enactments. The film is based on the book Nim Chimpsky: The Chimp Who Would …

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