Lockdown Film Festival
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Online Free Festival: The Definitive Pantograph Punch Lockdown List

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As a cinematic salve to the current situation, Auckland-based film critic Amanda Jane Robinson has curated a film festival you can host from your couch.

Each mini-programme consists of one short film and three feature films. The films are on a variety of online platforms – some free, some paid – all accessible in Aotearoa New Zealand.

It’s not even one week into lockdown and it already feels like...

Theatre

On not-finishing.

Before you open a show you think a lot about the audience. You dream about them; you wonder what they like; you obsess about how they’ll read a moment onstage. Your relationship with your imagined audience becomes intimate, like a teenage crush, and it’s all completely in your imagination until there are bodies in the room.

Covid-19 has affected so many lives in ways immediately...

Society

Welcome to lockdown. You’ll be wanting some culture to consume.

There’s now a growing amount of cool free art stuff online, from national theatre institutions streaming live recordings to authors doing readings on Instagram. So we thought we'd collect up all the free online ephemera we’re most interested in – podcasts, online theatre recordings, Youtube wormholes – and put them in one place.

This list...

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Lockdown Film Festival
Theatre
The Show Means Something and Absolutely Nothing
Society
Online Free Festival: The Definitive Pantograph Punch Lockdown List
He Hokinga Mahara ki Àbadakone
Read Time: 16 mins
I haere a Rereao Taite rāua ko Te Haana Paewai ki...
Art
He Hokinga Mahara ki Àbadakone
By Rereao Taite and Te Haana Paewai
The Future of Craft in Aotearoa
Read Time: 18 mins
Lana Lopesi in conversation with Kolokesa U Māhina...
Art
The Future of Craft in Aotearoa
By Lana Lopesi
Bite-sized Reviews: Auckland Fringe 2020 Week Two
Read Time: 2 mins
Bite-size Fringe reviews are back! Auckland Fringe...
Theatre
Bite-sized Reviews: Auckland Fringe 2020 Week Two
By Pantograph Punch
UPU: A Celebration of Trailblazing Moana Writers
Read Time: 8 mins
Sāmoan/Pākehā writer and Pantograph Punch Editor Faith...
Theatre
UPU: A Celebration of Trailblazing Moana Writers
By Faith Wilson
Loose Canons: Grace Iwashita-Taylor
Read Time: 7 mins
Loose Canons is a series in which we invite artists...
Loose Canons
Loose Canons: Grace Iwashita-Taylor
By Grace Iwashita-Taylor
EXTREMELY COOL PARTY DIVA: Freya Daly Sadgrove chats to Hera Lindsay Bird
Read Time: 21 mins
The funniest poet in New Zealand in conversation with...
Literature
EXTREMELY COOL PARTY DIVA: Freya Daly Sadgrove chats to Hera Lindsay Bird
By Hera Lindsay Bird
Bite-sized Reviews: NZ Fringe 2020 Week One
Read Time: 4 mins
Bite-size Fringe reviews are back! New Zealand Fringe...
Theatre
Bite-sized Reviews: NZ Fringe 2020 Week One
By Pantograph Punch
The Angry Brown Woman: My Issue With Art Schools
Read Time: 7 mins
Art schools are seen by many as beacons of liberalism...
Art
The Angry Brown Woman: My Issue With Art Schools
By Anna McAllister