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Cargo was picked up by Netflix at the 2017 Adelaide Film Festival. Dan Slevin wonders when Netflix will come shopping at NZIFF. Video
Thanks to the Dystopian Film Festival, fans are getting a rare chance to see a Kathryn Bigelow cult film on the big screen, reports Dan Slevin. Video
Daughters of the Dust was the first film by an African-American woman to get a US theatrical release and then it disappeared. Luckily for us, says Dan Slevin, Netflix is now streaming it for everyone.
Before they created Transparent, writer-director Jill Soloway made an indie feature about an upper-middle class woman tiptoeing into a world of sexual transgression. Dan Slevin found it intriguing but… Video
With Mudbound, African-American director Dee Rees announces herself as a filmmaker to reckon with, says Dan Slevin. Video
If you still have any room left on your credit card after the New Zealand international Film Festival, Dan Slevin recommends you splurge on the latest festival celebrating Italian cinema which is on…
Paris Can Wait is a melancholy debut feature from a woman who has been around the movie business for nearly 60 years, says Dan Slevin. Video
Raw announces Julia Ducournau as a name to remember and a talent to reckon with, according to Dan Slevin. Video
Arriving on home video this weekend, the true life story of an African prince and his middle class English bride feels like it owes more to its BBC origins than its director.
Roger Ebert famously called Liliana Cavani’s post-holocaust potboiler “despicable” but Dan Slevin says it has earned a place in European cinema history. Video
It would be a shame if Before I Fall was reduced to something as simple as “Teen Groundhog Day” when it has more to offer, says Dan Slevin. Video
Polish director Agnieszka Holland has directed 14 feature films in a 45-year career. Dan Slevin starts with her best-known picture. Video
To enjoy a new film by a female director every week you sometimes have to look beyond the multiplex, says Dan Slevin. Second on the list is a French coming-of-age story from 2015. Video
Dan Slevin is watching a female-directed feature film every week during 2017 in support of #52filmsbywomen: First up Niki Caro’s Kiwi classic Whale Rider (2002). Video