Film Festivals 2013

Computer Chess (2013)

Director: Andrew Bujalski
Starring: Wiley Wiggins, Myles Paige, Patrick Riester, James Curry, Robin Schwartz, Gerald...

An intelligent ensemble comedy which takes place in the early-1980s over the course of a weekend conference where a group of obsessive software progra... Read more

Cutie and the Boxer (2013)

Director: Zachary Heinzerling
Starring: Ushio Shinohara, Noriko Shinohara

"Cutie and the Boxer" is a candid New York love story about life and art that explores the chaotic 40-year marriage of renowned "boxing" painter Ushio... Read more

Dial M for Murder (1954)

Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Starring: Grace Kelly, Ray Milland, Robert Cummings, John Williams

Alfred Hitchcock's screen version of Frederick Knott's stage hit 'Dial M for Murder' is a tasty blend of elegance and suspense casting Grace Kelly, Ra... Read more

Dirty Wars (2013)

Director: Rick Rowley
Starring: Jeremy Scahill

It's the dirty little secret of the War on Terror: all bets are off, and almost anything goes. The rules of the game and of engagement have fundamenta... Read more

Ernest and Celestine (2012)

Director: Stephane Aubier, Vincent Patar, Benjamin Renner
Starring: Forest Whitaker, Lauren Bacall, William H Macy, Jeffrey Wright, Paul Giamatti, M...

Normally speaking, bears live above ground and mice live below, and they don't get along at all. Brought together by chance, young Célestine, a plucky... Read more

Frances Ha (2012)

Director: Noah Baumbach
Starring: Greta Gerwig, Mickey Sumner

Greta Gerwig is radiant as Frances, a woman in her late twenties in contemporary New York trying to sort out her ambitions, her finances, and, above a... Read more

Gardening with Soul (2013)

Director: Jess Feast
Starring: Sister Loyola Galvin

Sister Loyola is one of the liveliest nonagenarians you could ever meet. As the main gardener at the Home of Compassion in Island Bay, Wellington, her... Read more

Giselle (2013)

Director: Toa Fraser
Starring: The Royal New Zealand Ballet, Gillian Murphy, Qi Huan

"Giselle" is acclaimed director Toa Fraser's interpretation of the Royal New Zealand Ballet's production of "Giselle". The classic story of love, erot... Read more

Gloria (2013)

Director: Sebastian Lelio
Starring: Paulina Garcia, Sergio Hernandez

Gloria (Paulina García) is a "woman of a certain age" but still feels young. Though lonely, she makes the best of her situation and fills her nights s... Read more

Hannah Arendt (2012)

Director: Margarethe von Trotta
Starring: Barbara Sukowa, Janet McTeer, Ulrich Noethen, Julia Jentsch, Axel Milberg, Micha...

The sublime Barbara Sukowa stars in this biopic of the influential German-Jewish philosopher and political theorist. Hannah Arendt's reporting on the... Read more