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NEW ZEALAND ON FILM: A FESTIVAL OF NEW ZEALAND FILMMAKING
ABOUT THIS PROGRAM

The tale might start within lush bushland or a sweeping beachscape, but the stories in New Zealand on Film: A Festival of New Zealand filmmaking stretch well beyond the purely picturesque. For the first time, the Ullens Center for Contemporary Art (UCCA)presents a showcase of New Zealand film and the nation at its scenic, fragile, resilient, tragic and uplifting best. Eight films and two short films, made between 1990 and 2012, selected from some of New Zealand’s most acclaimed directors, cinematographers and producers, will screen over a ten day period. Special guest filmmakers will discuss their work, affirming New Zealand’s position described by the American Film Institute as “one of the wonders of the world, an unparalleled success story.” A number of these films are being shown in China for the first time.

This festival is part of celebrations to mark 2012 as the 40th anniversary of diplomatic relations between China and New Zealand. It is made possible with the generous support of The Ministry of Culture and Heritage in New Zealand, and the Cultural Diplomacy International Programme, The New Zealand Film Commission and The New Zealand Embassy, Beijing.

SCHEDULE

ALL FILMS (except Love Story and This Way of Life) are screened on original 35mm film print.

2013.03.01 Fri

19:00

An Angel at My Table 

 

2013.03.02 Sat

14:00

Two Cars One Night 

Boy  (One ticket for a short film and a feature.)

 

16:00

Rain of the Children           

Q&A with Vincent Ward

 

18:30

OPENING CELEBRATION (For invited guests and ticket holders of the opening film)

 

19:30

Whale Rider

 

2013.03.03 Sun

14:00

Filmmaker Forum (FREE, ticket required.)

 

16:30

The Orator

Q&A with Catherine Fitzgerald

 

19:00

The $6.50 Man

Love Story  (One ticket for a short film and a feature.)

 

2013.03.05 Tue

19:00

This Way of Life

 

2013.03.06 Wed

19:00

The Strength of Water

 

2013.03.07 Thu

19:00

The Orator

 

2013.03.08 Fri

19:00

An Angel at My Table

 

2013.03.09 Sat

14:00

This Way of Life

 

16:30

The $6.50 Man

Love Story  (One ticket for a short film and a feature.)         

 

19:00

Two Cars One Night

Boy  (One ticket for a short film and a feature.)

 

2013.03.10 Sun

14:00

Rain of the Children

 

2013.03.12 Tue

19:00

The Strength of Water

 

2013.03.13Wed

 

19:00

Whale Rider

PARTNERS

The Ministry of Culture and Heritage, New Zealand

Cultural Diplomacy International Programme

The New Zealand Film Commission

The New Zealand Embassy, Beijing

New Zealand Trade and Enterprise, Beijing

Art Cinema
  • 2013.3.1 – 2013.3.13
  • UCCA Art Cinema
  • All films are in original language with Chinese subtitles Film subtitles provided by NZTC International