Documentaries premiere at festival
The New Zealand International Film Festival is back with bigscreen documentary premiere screenings at the Paramount and the Embassy theatres in April.
The Ground We Won is a funny, unsentimental account of a season in the lives of players in a New Zealand provincial rugby team.
It’s the new film from Auckland husband- and- wife team Chris Pryor and Miriam Smith. They spent a year in Reperoa researching the movie.
That Sugar Film investigates the impact of sugar on our health. Actor/ director Damon Gameau turned the camera on himself to explore the impact of a 40-teaspoon a day diet, which he racked up eating only food presented as healthy.
The movies will screen in April and May. Tickets from the venue. Info at nziff.co.nz.