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Divertimento | NZ French Film Festival June 2024 | In NZ cinemas July 18

Dir. Marie-Castille Mention-Schaar | 2022 | France | 110 mins| Rated PG

Based on the true story of one of the world’s leading renowned female conductors, Zahia Ziouani.

DIVERTIMENTO is the orchestra created by 17 year old Algerian, Zahia Ziouani, unique in it’s diversity and composition, integrated into the elite world of Parisian classical music.

Classical symphonic music is everything for Zahia and her twin sister, Fettouma. Nevertheless, living in underprivileged Parisian suburbs in 1995 with their Algerian background, they struggle arduously to approach their dreams – becoming an orchestra conductor and a cellist. […]

Divertimento | AUS Cinemas June 20

Dir. Marie-Castille Mention-Schaar | 2022 | France | 110 mins | Rated PG

Based on the true story of one of the world’s leading renowned female conductors, Zahia Ziouani.

DIVERTIMENTO is the orchestra created by 17 year old Algerian, Zahia Ziouani, unique in it’s diversity and composition, integrated into the elite world of Parisian classical music.

Classical symphonic music is everything for Zahia and her twin sister, Fettouma. Nevertheless, living in underprivileged Parisian suburbs in 1995 with their Algerian background, they struggle arduously to approach their dreams – becoming an orchestra conductor and a cellist. […]

Splice Here: A Projected Odyssey

A ‘Cineramic’ roller coaster ride through the rise, fall and rebirth of projected film.

Dir. Rob Murphy | 2022 | Australia | 125 Mins | E for Exempt

OUT ON DEMAND, DVD & BLU-RAY OCTOBER 13.
DVD & BLU-RAY are complete with 45 mins of previously unseen footage.

SPLICE HERE: A PROJECTED ODYSSEY explores the single greatest change in the history of cinema; the digital shift from recording and projecting movies on film. Now ten years on from this momentous transition, […]

Goodbye Julia | Coming Soon on Digital

Across the divides of rich and poor, Muslim and Christian, north and south, light-skinned and dark, Mona and Julia become friends.

Dir. by Mohamed Kordofani | 2023 | Sudan |120 Mins | M

Awards
Freedom Prize | Un Certain Regard | Cannes Film Festival
Audience Award | Paysages de Cinéastes
Youth Jury Award | Paysages de Cinéastes
Women’s Jury Award | Paysages de Cinéastes
Roger Ebert Award | Chigaco International Film FestivalBest African Film | Septimius Awards
Press Jury Award | War on Screen Film Festival
Audience Award | War on Screen Film Festival
Best Film | Belfast Film Festival
Best Director in a Debut Feature Film | Cyprus International Film Festival=
Best Leading Actress Award | Cyprus International Film Festival
Best Actress Award | Muslim International Film Festival
Excellence Award | Muslim International Film Festival
Audience Award | Monstra de Cinema Arab

SYNOPSIS
Two women forge an unusual friendship across devastating divides in an engrossing Sudanese drama. […]

Goodbye Julia | Coming Soon on Digital | NZ

Across the divides of rich and poor, Muslim and Christian, north and south, light-skinned and dark, Mona and Julia become friends.

Directed by Mohamed Kordofani | 2023 | Sudan |120 Mins | M [Adult Themes]

Awards
Freedom Prize | Un Certain Regard | Cannes Film Festival
Audience Award | Paysages de Cinéastes
Youth Jury Award | Paysages de Cinéastes
Women’s Jury Award | Paysages de Cinéastes
Roger Ebert Award | Chigaco International Film Festival
Best African Film | Septimius Awards
Press Jury Award | War on Screen Film Festival
Audience Award | War on Screen Film Festival
Best Film | Belfast Film Festival
Best Director in a Debut Feature Film | Cyprus International Film Festival=
Best Leading Actress Award | Cyprus International Film Festival
Best Actress Award | Muslim International Film Festival
Excellence Award | Muslim International Film Festival
Audience Award | Monstra de Cinema Arab

SYNOPSIS
Two women forge an unusual friendship across devastating divides in an engrossing Sudanese drama. […]

Last Summer | New Zealand

Legendary french auteur, Catherine Breillat once again defies moral boundaries and conventions.

Dir. by Catherine Breillat | 2023 | France |104 Mins | CTC

Official Selection at:
New Zealand International Film Festival, July 2023
Melbourne International Film Festival, August 2023
The Alliance Française French Film Festival 2024

Anne, a brilliant lawyer, lives in perfect harmony with her husband Pierre and their six and
eight‐year-old daughters, in a house on the heights of Paris.
One day, Theo, 17, Pierre’s son from a previous marriage, […]

Last Summer | Australia

Legendary french auteur, Catherine Breillat once again defies moral boundaries and conventions.

Dir. by Catherine Breillat | 2023 | France |104 Mins | CTC

Official Selection:
Cannes Film Festival 2023 | Nominated for Palme d’Or
Melbourne International Film Festival 2023
Alliance Francaise French Film Festival Aus 2024
Gijon International Film Festival | Nominated for Albar Award

Anne, a brilliant lawyer, lives in perfect harmony with her husband Pierre and their six and
eight‐year-old daughters, in a house on the heights of Paris. […]

The Origin Of Evil | New Zealand

Dir. by Sebastien Marnier | 2022 | France |125 Mins | R13

In NZ Cinemas October 5, 2023
In AU Cinemas, October 19, 2023

Official Selection at:
The French Film Festival Aotearoa NZ 2023 May 25- July 5

In this wickedly funny French thriller, shady relatives scheme for family fortunes through a succession of ingenious twists.
Stéphane’s volatile lover is halfway through her prison sentence while she’s stuck working in a fish cannery. One day Stéphane boldly decides to reach out to her wealthy, […]

The Blue Caftan | New Zealand

Dir. by Maryam Touzani | 2022 | France, Morocco, Belgium, Denmark | 122 Mins | CTC

WINNER – Fipresci Prize – Un Certain Regard. Cannes Film Festival 2022
WINNER – Grand Jury Prize, Golden Star – Marrakech International Film Festival 2022
WINNER – Grand Jury Prize- International Feature – NewFest LGBTQ+ Film Festival NYC
WINNER – Audience Award – Athens International Film Festival 2022
WINNER – Greek Film Critics Association Award – Athens International Film Festival 2022
WINNER – Best Director | Silver Hugo – […]

The Origin Of Evil | Australia

Dir. by Sebastien Marnier | 2022 | France |125 Mins | MA15+

In Cinemas Australia-wide October 19, 2023.
In NZ Cinemas October 5

“Fans of Succession, The White Lotus and Knives Out should definitely check out this twisty-turny French thriller.”  ★★★★ STUFF NZ 

In this wickedly funny French thriller, shady relatives scheme for family fortunes through a succession of ingenious twists.
Stéphane’s volatile lover is halfway through her prison sentence while she’s stuck working in a fish cannery. […]