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DocEdge 12th International Documentary Film Festival
Wednesday 10 May 2017
Wednesday 24 May 2017
See the year's best documentaries at the 12th Doc Edge International Documentary Film Festival. The festival will be in Wellington (10 - 21 May) and Auckland (24 May - 5 June). 69 films covering current issues of importance from around the world have been carefully curated, including a number of films with an Asia focus:
After decades in the iron grip of dictatorship, Myanmar poets can finally express themselves freely using poetry.
Chinese women candidly talk sexual emancipation in the “Vagina Dialogues” Chinese style.
One man’s inspirational mission to combat suicide at the magnetic yet treacherous seaside cliffs in Japan.
Against the backdrop of the Asian Youth Orchestra, young people connect through the higher ideals that music inspires.
A portrait of poverty, ambition and hope set in a world of waste via China’s deep issue with plastic manufacturing.
Travelling Indian movie houses and the lives of the men behind them create a nostalgic portrait of a changing medium.
The heart of a cultural phenomenon driven by the fan obsession with Japanese girl bands and young female sexuality.