The misadventures of dorky foster kid Ricky Baker and grumpy farmer ‘Uncle Hec’ (Sam Neill) in the New Zealand bush will have you rolling on the floor. Kiwi comedy gold, from the directors of What We Do in the Shadows – Flight of the Conchords fans will love this!
The biographical story of four photojournalists who documented at close range the brutal attacks made between opposing political parties during the final days of Apartheid in South Africa. Venturing into volatile townships, the club members risk death to capture that one prize-winning shot, which in the case of Kevin Carter (Taylor Kitsch), came with an unexpected price…
Three sisters still living under the same roof as their conventional and ageing master chef father. Four modern Taiwanese love stories, in which food is the thread that binds their parallel yet disjointed lives; tearing the family apart and bringing them back together again. Tuck in!
This poignant, feature-length documentary shines a light on the hidden epidemic that is Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, also known as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Filmed partly on her cell phone and almost entirely from her sickbed, director Jen Brea breaks the mould and proves that anyone can be a filmmaker! In a truly human story, she documents the lives of forgotten patients, who after decades of maltreatment due to stigma and medical ignorance are rising up in a global movement for change.
This chilling psychological thriller will make the hairs stand up on the back of your neck. Based on the strip search phone call scam, where a man posing as a police officer prank called American fast food restaurants and ordered the managers to strip search their female employees, it is a disturbing display of our willingness to comply with authority.
Gus Van Sant’s creative interpretation of the final days of rock legend Kurt Cobain’s life, by which time he had descended into depression and drug addiction. Set at Cobain Seattle lake house, this fly-on-the-wall “documentary” is as moody and melancholy as the man himself.
Casey Affleck gives an outstanding performance in this bleak yet moving film set in a small fishing town on America’s East Coast. He plays the brooding Lee, a complex character whose story and painful past slowly unravel. Original screen-writing; a study of grief and the fragility of family relations.