Doc Edge Presents: World Shorts I


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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.

World Shorts I is a collection of new shorts from around the world examining issues of truth, lies and perception. Proudly Supported by Goethe Institut & French German Cultural Fund.

The Weight of Success
USA | 2018 | 40 min | English | Dir. M. Douglas Silverstein | Asia Pacific Premiere 

Angela Lauria was broke when she began teaching aspiring life coaches how to write a self-help book that “makes a difference”. Now she's rich. Are life coaches prophets or scam artists? 

Beneath the Ink
USA | 2018 |12 min | English | Dir. Cy Dodson | Australasia Premiere  

"Bring me your mistakes” is the invitation tattoo artist Billy Joe White offers. A look at racism in contemporary America, revealing the possibility of change in one community.

Again / Noch Einmal
​Germany, USA | 2018 | 38 mins | English/German/Kurdic/Spanish (English subtitles) | Dir. Mario Pfeifer |Asia Pacific Premiere

A violent incident involving a refugee in East Germany is re-enacted. 10 citizens observe and comment on the case, which highlights the blurred line between civil courage and vigilante justice.

Auckland Art Gallery auditorium
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