Two of the five titles are on our list of the 19 films we most want to see in 2019.
Decolonise your computer screen with these important flicks.
“Our job is to allow women to express themselves, to resource them.”
Merata: How Mum Decolonised the Screen returns to cinemas.
An exploration of family alongside a celebration of creativity.
“To know that they might be filming me dying was actually pretty heavy.”
The film comes at tragically perfect time.
We were very, very lucky.
On the gender balance of crew: “I think we roughly had a 50/50 ratio and the dynamic was great.”
“I think dogs just naturally feel comfortable around him because he’s a great leader.”
“This is going to be a great way to get to a wider audience.”
“Lots of people have tried to do it because let’s be honest, Martin Phillipps has a dramatic tale.”
Rose McIver and George Mason are admirable, but it’s a frustrating film.
Classic songs from Aotearoa are repurposed in this musical romance.
Will Watson’s tell-all documentary hits cinemas April 18.
“We’re shaking things up on purpose”
Keep your eyes locked on our homegrown cinema.
Complete with a Captain Marvel quick-cut of the lead character.
“I just respond as myself, as a moviegoer”
“Vai aligns with Māoriland’s Film Festival kaupapa”
“I could not understand that a kid would be looking forward to living off of a government benefit.”
Read an excerpt from Murphy’s memoir A Life on Film.