Upcoming films & events

CHAVELA

Dir: Catherine Gund & Daresha Kyi

Chavela Vargas revolutionised music in Mexico with her openly queer lifestyle and hypnotic raspy voice singing music traditionally reserved for men. This epic film weaves tell the story of her fearless life, powerful music and passionate love affairs.

DINA

Dir: Dan Sickles & Antonio Santini

Dina is a quirky and unconventional love-story between a neurodivergent couple as they navigate their burgeoning relationship and strive to reconcile their conflicting approaches to romance and intimacy.

EARTH: ONE AMAZING DAY

Dir: Fan Lixin & Peter Webber & Richard Dale

From the team behind Earth, an astonishing look at the power of the natural world over the course of one single day tracking the sun from the highest mountains to the remotest islands and from exotic jungles to urban landscapes.

OUR LAST TANGO

Dir: German Kral

Our Last Tango is the story of the two most famous dancers in tango’s history, María Nieves Rego and Juan Carlos Copes. Now in their 80’s, they open up about their tumultuous relationship and their undying passion for tango.

PECKING ORDER

Dir: Slavko Martinov

For a historic club in Christchurch, competitive poultry pageantry is not only a hobby – it’s an obsession. Watch the feathers fly in the lead up to the NZ National Show, as they battle tradition, and each other, in their quest for glory.

SCHOOL LIFE + Q&A

Dir: Neasa Ní Chianáin & David Rane

Amanda and John teach English and Rock ’n Roll at a Hogwarts-like Irish boarding school. This eccentric couple have worked magic in hilarious fashion on children for nearly 50 years, but leaving is the hardest lesson to learn.  

UNREST + Q&A

Dir: Jennifer Brea

When Harvard Ph.D. student Jennifer Brea is struck down by a fever that leaves her bedridden, she sets out on a filmmaking journey to document her story as she fights a disease that medicine forgot.