Where Are The New Zealanders At Cannes Film Festival?
 The Unmissables: Three Exhibitions to See in June
Here For The Party? A Response to Second Unit

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Twenty-six years after The Piano, Doug Dillaman goes to Cannes and finds that New Zealand films are conspicuously nowhere to be seen.

In 1994, no one at Cannes could ignore New Zealand. Off the back of Jane Campion's history-making Palme D'Or victory for The Piano the year prior, 1994’s programme featured not only two short films in competition (Niki Caro's Sure To Rise and Grant Lahood's Lemming Aid...

Art

A monthly round-up of artworks in Tāmaki Makaurau that we keep returning to.

An exciting new art space opened this month in Ōtāhuhu: Vunilagi Vou, a gallery with contemporary Pacific art and audiences at its core, will show a new exhibition each month, sell artworks and objects and provide a communal space for creatives to come together. Gallery Director Ema Tavola (Fiji, Pākehā) says there will...

Theatre

Second Unit is the live What We Do In The Shadows spinoff that takes audiences into a chaotic, vampiric film shoot. Binge Culture’s Ralph Upton sinks his teeth in. Warning: contains some itty bitty spoilers.

I was an extra once. My memories of that day are happy ones: huddling in our trench as enemy shells exploded nearby, clambering ‘over the top’ with my bayonet fixed, lying dead in the mud. I got...

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Here For The Party? A Response to Second Unit
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Society
This Could Be It
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Internet Histories
Internet Histories | 24 June
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Built By Subtraction: Video Games as Minimalism
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Three Boys
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