JiffNZ21: When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit
It’s 1933, and nine-year-old Jew, Anna’s carefree childhood is disrupted when her parents decide to flee Germany in search for safety and livelihood.
Each move presents great challenges, but even greater rewards. Though she still harbours hopes of returning to Berlin, Anna gradually learns that home is wherever she is free to love, imagine and dream.
A thriller directed by Academy Award winner Tom McCarthy and starring Matt Damon, the film follows an American oil-rig roughneck from Oklahoma who travels to Marseille to visit his estranged daughter who is in prison for a murder she claims she did not commit. Confronted with language barriers, cultural differences, and a complicated legal system, Bill makes it his personal mission to exonerate his daughter.
JiffNZ21: They Call Me Dr Miami
Dr. Miami is “the most famous plastic surgeon of the universe”. He’s followed by millions of people, mostly teenagers who can’t get enough of his live operations, and his multiple skits.
While chasing fame, and appearing in hip hop music videos, can this Orthodox Jewish father of five carry on with his gimmick and still preserve his identity? Can he carry on preaching for cosmetic surgery while respecting his faith?
INCITEMENT is a mesmerizing and electrifying account of assassin Yigal Amir’s radicalization process over a two-year period leading up to the murder, against the backdrop of violent protests, terror attacks and Amir’s growing sense of personal frustration and isolation.
JiffNZ21: The Match
THE MATCH tells the story of the true events which transpired in the spring of 1944 when the Nazis organised a football match between the Hungarian prisoners and an elite Nazi team to commemorate Adolf Hitler's birthday.
The story is told through a flashback as a grandfather tells the story to his grandson.
A truffle hunter who lives alone in the Oregonian wilderness must return to his past in Portland in search of his beloved foraging pig after she is kidnapped.
2020 marks the sixth year of The RunNation Film Festival. The festival is an original, inspiring event that has been attended by running celebrities, thousands of runners and non-runners around Australia, New Zealand & many parts of the world. We receive film submissions from Australia & across the globe and curate it into an incredible two-hour screening. It is not just about running; It is about the celebration of the human spirit, using running as medium of story telling.
Young mum Asia hides nothing about her work-hard, play-hard lifestyle, and expects the same openness and honesty from teenage Vika. But Vika is at an age where privacy and independence are paramount, and inevitably begins to rebel against her mom’s parenting style.
When health issues lead Vika to be confined to a wheelchair and her need for romantic experiences and sexual exploration becomes more urgent, Asia realizes she must get out of the way so that her daughter can live her life.
Puaada (Conflict) revolves around a lovable & exuberant man from Punjab, Jaggi (Ammy Virk) & the mesmerising girl next door, Raunak (Sonam Bajwa). Jaggi is a farmer & supplies dairy to every family in his hometown. One such family is of Raunak’s whose father is an Air Force Officer. Jaggi & Raunak are in a relationship and decide to confess their love to their parents but Raunaks father disapproves of their relationship as he wanted a groom to be educated and be in the armed forces like him. He eventually agrees to meet Jaggi & his family but the twist in the tale comes when Jaggi pulls away unexpectedly. This results to a conflict within the families often leading to hilarious situations. A comedy of errors, Puaada is a complete family entertainer, where Jaggi and Raunak must rise above all to save their relationship.