Doc Edge Festival 2019 in association with RNZ presents a series of documentary screenings at the auditorium at The Auckland Art Gallery, Toi o Tāmaki, as part of the 2019 Auckland Festival, May 31 - June 9.
World Shorts 1 - A collection of new shorts from around the world examining issues of truth, lies and perception. Proudly Supported by Goethe Institut & French German Cultural Fund
The Weight of Success
USA | 2018 | 40 min | English | Dir. M. Douglas Silverstein | Asia Pacific Premiere
Angela Lauria was broke when she began teaching aspiring life coaches how to write a self-help book that “makes a difference”. Now she's rich. Are life coaches prophets or scam artists?
Beneath the Ink | USA | 2018 |12 min | English | Dir. Cy Dodson | Australasia Premiere
"Bring me your mistakes” is the invitation tattoo artist Billy Joe White offers. A look at racism in contemporary America, revealing the possibility of change in one community.
Again / Noch Einmal
Germany, USA | 2018 | 38 mins | English/German/Kurdic/Spanish (English subtitles) | Dir. Mario Pfeifer | Asia Pacific Premiere
A violent incident involving a refugee in East Germany is re-enacted. 10 citizens observe and comment on the case, which highlights the blurred line between civil courage and vigilante justice.
Part of Doc Edge Festival 2019, visit docedge.nz for more information & the complete 2019 Festival Programme