Movie Fiesta!

Syndetics book coverOur favorite winter cultural event is back! The 2013 International Film Festival opens 26th July, and once again offers fantastic movies from all over the world, including our own digitally reconstituted ‘Utu’ which will be showcased at the opening night. Some movies featured at the last year’s festival have since become available as DVDs and are now available at the library. Borrow them to get into the festival mood or to just keep you company on a winter’s night:

FEATURE FILM:
The Cabin in the Woods (Drew Goddard)
Moonrise Kingdom (Wes Anderson)
Beasts of the Southern Wild (Benh Zeitlin)
The Angels’ Share (Ken Loach)
The Sapphires (Wayne Blair)
Bernie (Richard Linklater)
On the Road (Walter Salles)
This Must be the Place (Paolo Sorrentino)
Wuthering Heights (Andrea Arnold)
Your Sister’s Sister (Lynn Shelton)
I Wish (Hirokazu Koreeda, Japanese)
Monsieur Lazhar (Philippe Falardeau, French, Canada)
In Darkness (Agnieszka Holland, Polish)
Back to Stay (Milagros Mumenthaler, Spanish, Argentina)
Lore (Cate Shortland, German)
Amour (Michael Haneke, French)

NEW ZEALAND
How to Meet Girls from a Distance (Dean Hewison)
The Last Ocean (Peter Young)

DOCUMENTARY
Ai WeiWei: Never Sorry (Alison Klayman)
Into the Abyss (Werner Herzog)
Bully (Lee Hirsh)

MUSIC
Searching for Sugar Man (Malik Bendjelloul)
Neil Young: Journeys (Jonathan Demme)

Enjoy!