Doc Edge Presents: New Zealand Shorts


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As part of the 14th International Documentary Film Festival, Doc Edge in association with RNZ presents a series of documentary screenings at the Gallery.

New Zealand Shorts

New Zealand Shorts - A collection of shorts from around Aotearoa / New Zealand, taking a look at the diversity of our unique culture. Proudly Supported by Soar Printing

Tā Moko – Behind the Tattooed Face
NZ | 2019 | 12 mins | English | Dir. Mick Andrews | World Premiere 

Bernard and Sapphire are passionate about seeking a positive future for their community. They tell their stories of pain and hope as they demonstrate their commitment by receiving moko.

The Breath Connection
NZ | 2019 | 14 mins | English | Dir. Aliscia Young | World Premiere 

A portrait of free-diver Kathryn Nevatt, New Zealand record holder and former World Champion. The film reflects Kathryn's philosophy and gives insight into the mind of a free-diver.

NZ | 2018 | 17 mins | English | Dir. Steph Miller | World Premiere 

Four seemingly unrelated individuals share their most personal stories. As it dissects the confronting subject matter, the film reveals the connection that links them to one another, and to us.  

The Rocky Bay Store
NZ | 2018 | 13 mins | English | Dir. Eileen Lee | World Premiere 

A mysterious event changed the small seaside community of Rocky Bay on Waiheke Island, uncovering ugly truths that lie beneath its idyllic surface.

Tripe Club
NZ | 2018 | 17 mins | English | Dir. Beth Phillips | NZ Premiere 

Longstanding President Robin Hunter is adored for his devotion to the club, and his eccentricity. Celebrate fellowship, belonging and Tripe in this heart-warming tale of the weird and wonderful.  

Presented as part of Doc Edge Festival 2019 in association with RNZ, Proudly supported by Soar Printing.

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