DOCNZ: The New Zealand International Documentary Film Festival



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  • Aung San Suu Kyi — Lady of No Fear

    Denmark Why does Aung San Suu Kyi voluntarily decide to be in captivity in Burma separated from her husband and sons instead of joining them in exile? A rare look into her life.

  • Carte Blanche

    Germany/Switzerland investigators prepare for the International Criminal Court’s first trial against Congolese leader Jean-Pierre Bemba for his command responsibility for systematic rape.

  • Dancing with Dictators: The Story of the Last Foreign Publisher in Burma

    Australia Witness the battle to run a newsletter in one of the most repressive countries in the world. An insight into the corruption and dangers in contemporary Bruma.

  • The Guantanamo Trap

    Canada/Germany/Switerland The story of four people whose lives have been irrevocably changed by the Guantanamo Bay Detention Centre revealing the impact of gross injustice.

  • Hitler’s Children

    Israel How do you come to terms with the legacy of being the descended of powerful Nazis like Himmler, Frank, Goering, Hoess? Meet ‘Hitler’s Children’.

  • Ingrid Pitt: Beyond the Forest

    USA 11 yr old artist Perry Chen animates actor Ingrid Pitt’s Holocaust memories in collaboration with acclaimed animator Bill Plympton. Narrated by Ingrid Pitt.

  • The Interrupters

    USA The moving story of three “violence interrupters” who with bravado, humility and humour try to protect their Chicago communities from the violence they were once part of.

  • Malaki — Scent of an Angel

    Lebanon An intimate and moving portrait of the trauma faced by 6 families of abducted persons during and in the aftermath of the Lebanese civil war.

  • A People Uncounted

    Canada Gypsies both romanticized and vilified in popular culture, have endured centuries of intolerance and persecution in Europe, including the little known Holocaust genocide.

  • Tahrir 2011: the Good, the Bad and the Politician

    Egypt/Spain On Jan 25th 2011, Egyptian woke up to a planned demonstration at Tahrir Square. By the end of the day, a full out revolution will overthrow the 30 year political regime.

  • Who killed Chea Vichea?

    Thailand/USA In 2004, Cambodian union activist Chea Vichea was assassinated in broad daylight in Phnom Penh. The government arrested and convicted two men. But were they framed?

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