Ngā Whanaunga Māori Pasifika Shorts 2017
The Artist as Technician: Considering China’s Van Goghs and Art and Craft
Satire, Sincerity and Pastiche: A Review of The Love Witch

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Consisting of seven short films from Māori and Pasifika filmmakers, 2017’s Ngā Whanaunga programme boasts a strong line-up that explores modern city, country, and island life for indigenous people. With a focus on the challenges of youth, the selection offers thoughtful comment on a wide range of topics including culture, whanau, gender and sexuality.

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Renae Maihi’s Mannahatta follows...

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Who gets to be considered an artist?

The debate between art and craft is a long-standing one and is often characterised by another debate entirely, between intellect and ability. The Greek word tech, which is often translated to mean art and the associated human ability to make and perform, is the root word for ‘technique’, ‘technology’ or ‘technical’, and suggests an intrinsic connection between art and skill. When looking for...

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Erin Harrington digs deep into what we can take away from The Love Witch's very deliberate, very distinctive - but supposedly very misunderstood - aesthetic and values. 

Anna Biller’s retro, occult melodrama The Love Witch follows the murderous exploits of the titular love-lorn witch, Elaine, as she constructs herself as men’s ultimate fantasy in the hope that they might repay her with their unending...

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Ngā Whanaunga Māori Pasifika Shorts 2017
Art
The Artist as Technician: Considering China’s Van Goghs and Art and Craft
Screen
Satire, Sincerity and Pastiche: A Review of The Love Witch
Ngā Whanaunga Māori Pasifika Shorts 2017
Read Time: 6 mins
Consisting of seven short films from Māori and Pasifika...
Screen
Ngā Whanaunga Māori Pasifika Shorts 2017
By Jacob Powell
The Artist as Technician: Considering China’s Van Goghs and Art and Craft
Read Time: 7 mins
Who gets to be considered an artist?
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The Artist as Technician: Considering China’s Van Goghs and Art and Craft
By Lana Lopesi
Satire, Sincerity and Pastiche: A Review of The Love Witch
Read Time: 10 mins
Erin Harrington takes a look at what we can read into...
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Satire, Sincerity and Pastiche: A Review of The Love Witch
By Erin Harrington
Nearly Every Film at the New Zealand International Film Festival, Reviewed A-Z
Read Time: 38 mins
​Your daily coverage of this year’s New Zealand International...
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Nearly Every Film at the New Zealand International Film Festival, Reviewed A-Z
By Pantograph Punch
Stripped Back: A Review of Cock
Read Time: 7 mins
Sam Brooks reviews Cock, a co-presentation between...
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Stripped Back: A Review of Cock
By Sam Brooks
Screen Sisters: Renee Liang and Roseanne Liang in Conversation
Read Time: 29 mins
Sisters Roseanne and Renee Liang talk medicine, Wonder...
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Screen Sisters: Renee Liang and Roseanne Liang in Conversation
By Pantograph Punch
An Impossible Sexuality: With or Without Cock
Read Time: 11 mins
Jess Holly Bates on Mike Bartlett’s play Cock, sexual...
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An Impossible Sexuality: With or Without Cock
By Jess Bates
The Director's Stills: Jackie van Beek and The Inland Road
Read Time: 5 mins
Jackie van Beek's debut feature has its New Zealand...
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The Director's Stills: Jackie van Beek and The Inland Road
By Kate Prior
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