NTIFF 2021: NOT the New Zealand International Film Festival!

Here's my DIY schedule for the 'NOT the New Zealand International Film Festival' extravaganza—the brainchild of Doug Dillaman, Steve Austin and Jacob Powell: letterboxd.com/dillamonster/list/ntiff-2021-not-the-new-zealand-international/

OPENING NIGHT (8 July)
1. A film viewed at a 2021 NZIFF venue (Michael Mann's THIEF is showing at the Hollywood Avondale, just saying!) or rented from a VOD service run by a 2021 NZIFF venue such as Roxy On Demand or Academy On Demand.
CENTERPIECE DOUBLE FEATURE: Bill Gosden Tribute
2. A NZIFF 2018 selection you haven't seen (Bill Gosden's final year as a curator)
3. A Bill Gosden selection from his BFI Top Ten or another Gosden favourite
AOTEAROA
4-5. one 21st century feature drama and one feature documentary from Aotearoa, at least one…

  • Thief

    1

  • Liquid Sky

    2

  • A Brighter Summer Day

    3

  • The Lovely Bones

    4

  • Merata: How Mum Decolonised the Screen

    5

  • Ichi the Killer

    6

  • First Love

    7

  • The Happiness of the Katakuris

    8

  • While We're Young

    9

  • 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days

    10

  • Taste of Cherry

    11

  • Abouna

    12

  • Ashes

    13

  • As I Was Moving Ahead Occasionally I Saw Brief Glimpses of Beauty

    14

  • Time of the Gypsies

    15

  • Basic Instinct

    16

  • Carol

    17

  • Sex, Lies, and Videotape

    18

  • Battle Royale

    19

  • Love

    20

  • The Assistant

    21

  • Mud

    22

  • Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot

    23

  • For Sama

    24

  • Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse

    25

  • Magnolia

    26

  • Belladonna of Sadness

    27

  • PlayTime

    28

  • Amarcord

    29

  • The Kid

    30