It's time to browse the brochure, it's time to light the lights! The New Zealand International Film Festival in Christchurch is on. Check out all the films on show. It's on from Thursday 8 August to Sunday 25 August. Pick up a brochure from libraries, Lumiere, or the Isaac Theatre Royal.
Based on Books
Have a delve into movies based on books:
Holliday Grainger and Alia Shawkat (Arrested Development) are thirty-something best friends in Dublin, where partying hard is still their way to have fun, but the reality of getting older is getting harder to ignore. Based on the book Animals by Emma Jane Unsworth.
A sweeping – and sobering – account of the way that concentrated wealth has both shaped our past and is creating a deeply unequal future. Based on economist Thomas Piketty’s bestselling book. Brought to the big screen by New Zealand director Justin Pemberton,
The Miracle of the Little Prince profiles dedicated translators who use Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s timeless and overwhelmingly emotional novella The Little Prince to help keep dying, frequently less spoken and documented languages alive.
Here are the movie-related books from this year's Christchurch leg of the New Zealand International Film Festival:
Find music by - and books about - singer Aretha Franklin.
Find books and resources about director Andrei Tarkovsky.
Find books by and about Dr Ruth Westheimer.
Find books about the 1987 Rugby World Cup.
Find books and movies about fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent.
Find books about M. C. Escher.
Find books and documentaries about fashion designer Halston.
Find books and resources about politician Silvio Berlusconi.
Find music by - and books about - opera singer Maria Callas.
Find books about former Soviet Union president Mikhail Gorbachev.
Find music by - and books about - legendary jazz musician Miles Davis.
Find books about Māori carving.
Find books about artist L. S. Lowry.
Find books about New Zealand photographer Peter Peryer.
Find music and books by musician PJ Harvey.
Find books about the New Zealand wine industry.
Find films by - and about - director Agnès Varda.
Find books about artist Christo.
Film Fest Fan! You will love our latest eResource Kanopy! Kanopy is an online video streaming service with a great collection of award-winning independent, international, classic films, and documentaries. It's free with your library card number and password / PIN.
Follow the Festival
- View the Christchurch programme
- Visit the Festival website
- View the NZIFF YouTube channel
- Follow @NZFF on Twitter
- Like New Zealand International Film Festival on Facebook
Visit our page about film for movie resources and information.