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(Photo Credit: "Paris Tower 13")

Review: ‘Paris Tower 13’

Directed by Thomas Lallier, “Paris Tower 13” is an engrossing look at artistic expression and passion in the face of impending destruction. In the words of Vincent van Gogh, “Great things are done by a series

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Trailer: ‘Haka and Guitars’

Directed by William Watson “Haka and Guitars,” which screened at the 2017 Cannes Film Festival, heads to Te Aroha, New Zealand on Oct. 29th for the Arohanui Film Fest.

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Trailer: ‘Set in Stone’

Directed by Kevin Double, “Set in Stone” screens at the Arohanui Film Festival on October 29th. A Q&A with the filmmaker will follow the screening.

(Photo Credit: "A Reason to Stay")

Review: ‘A Reason to Stay’

Making its New Zealand premiere Oct. 28th at the Arohanui Film Festival, “A Reason to Stay” tells the story of how one group of friends experienced Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath.

Denis Evans in "A Man From the Other Side" (Credit: Janos Zoltan)

Interview: Ivan Gaal on ‘A Man From the Other Side’

A curious inquiry to a friend about why he walks so funny leads to the unfolding of the man’s life story on a lawn bowling green in “A Man From the Other Side” directed by

Gerald Murnane in "Secret Matters" (Credit: Janos Zoltan)

Interview: Janos Zoltan Inside the Heart of ‘Secret Matters’

One of the most beautiful aspects of documentaries is the chance to learn about the worlds of other people. In the words of author C.S. Lewis, “My own eyes are not enough for me, I

Beet pickled eggs with honey mustard crickets (Credit: Cameron Marshad)

Interview: Johanna B. Kelly and Cameron Marshad on the Making of ‘The Gateway Bug’

One of the most intriguing documentaries set to make its Australian premiere at the 2017 Melbourne Documentary Film Festival is Johanna B. Kelly and Cameron Marshad’s “The Gateway Bug.” Entomophagy (aka: the practice of eating

Scene from "Tunnel Vision"

Interview: ‘Tunnel Vision’ Producer Bessie Byrne

Directed by Ivan Hexter and produced by Bessie Byrne, “Tunnel Vision” highlights the power of civil disobedience to effect change when a government campaign to build an $18 billion dollar toll road in Melbourne is

Corey Stewart | Star of "Corey the Warrior" directed by Isabel Darling

Interview: Isabel Darling on ‘Corey the Warrior’

From director and cinematographer Isabel Darling, “Corey the Warrior” is an inspiring 3-minute look into the life of artist Corey Stewart, a young Aboriginal man who finds his passion through painting after defying the odds

Co-director and star of "Act of Kindness" Sven Pannell

Interview: Costa Botes on the Making of ‘Act of Kindness’

No stranger to challenging projects, New Zealand-based filmmaker Costa Botes’ career spans more than 30 years and the spectrum of passions. Perhaps most widely known for his work documenting the making of Peter Jackson’s “The