Filmfest Hamburg: would you like kiwi with that?

Filmfest Hamburg opens today NZ time, and runs until October 3. Screening over 140 national and international feature and documentary films in eight sections, the DELUXE category this year focuses on
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Filmfest Hamburg opens today NZ time, and runs until October 3. Screening over 140 national and international feature and documentary films in eight sections, the DELUXE category this year focuses on New Zealand, or Neuseeland as they call it.

The focus on NZ comes off the back of a strategic alliance, signed between Auckland and Hamburg for three years in 2007. The alliance was specifically targeted support opportunities for growth in key sectors, including creative industries. Six Kiwi films from the 60s to the 80s will screen at the festival, in the latest event to showcase the relationship between the cities.

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Keith Barclay
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Keith Barclay is Editor of Screen Hub New Zealand.
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