July 10th, 2013
Looks like another great lineup of films coming up very soon, as part of the 2013 NZ International Film Festival. The selection below should be of particular interest to photographers:
Antarctica: A year on Ice –
Filling the giant screen with stunning time-lapse vistas of Antarctica, and detailing year-round life at McMurdo Station and Scott Base, Anthony Powell’s documentary is a potent hymn to the icy continent and the heavens above. It is like nothing you’ve ever seen before.
Update: due to popular demand, extra session scheduled in Auckland for Saturday 3 August, 10.45 am at The Civic
Which Way Is the Front Line From Here? The Life and Time of Tim Hetherington
For the pictures alone, Which Way Is The Front Line From Here? The Life and Time Of Tim Hetherington demands a big screen. The British photojournalist’s still and video images from Liberia and Sierra Leone, from Sri Lanka, from Afghanistan and Libya, many captured in the depths of conflict, tell countless stories: moments of humanity amid the blur of war.
William Yang: My Generation
For 20 years Sydney photographer William Yang, a canny and candid chronicler of his life and times, has been bringing added life to his pictures in a series of affecting slideshow performances. This show from 2010, now filmed by Martin Fox, takes us back to wild days amongst the Sydney bohemia of the 70s and 80s, an era of riotous liberation stopped in its tracks by AIDS.