DOCNZ: The New Zealand International Documentary Film Festival


Tuesday 22nd May

Angelika at Reading Cinemas Courtenay
Time Film/Duration/Notes
12:45pm Teta, Alf Marra 48min
Arabic Fusion - The Sound Between the Notes 35min
1pm A People Uncounted 99min
5:45pm Mother: Caring for 7 Billion 60min
6pm Dead Men Talking 52min
7:15pm Dancing with Dictators: The Story of the Last Foreign Publisher in Burma 80min
7:15pm Life in Stills 60min
8:45pm The Queen Has No Crown 82min
9pm The Price of Sex 73min
Introduction by The Human Rights Commission
City Gallery Wellington
Time Film/Duration/Notes
12pm Shakespeare High 81min
2pm The Flat 97min

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Filmmakers and/or the subject of the film will be in attendance at a short question and answer session with the audience immediately after the screening.
Extra screening or programme update.

Highlights from today’s screenings

  • Teta, Alf Marra

    Lebanon/Qatar/United Arab Emirates A feisty Beiruti grandmother at the centre of a film designed to commemorating her many worlds before they are erased by the passage of time and her eventual death.

  • Life in Stills

    Israel 96 year old Photoshop owner Miriam and her grandson Ben join forces to save the shop and their nearly one million negatives documenting Israel’s defining moments.

  • Shakespeare High

    USA A mixed group of teenagers in Southern California discover Shakespeare. Through drama they pursue their dreams at the annual Shakespeare Competition.

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Documentary Edge Festival 2012

Wellington schedule (6/18)

Wellington Schedule

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Programme (PDF, 9.4MB) 


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