River of Fundament
Film, Visual Arts 19 Mar
A nearly six-hour epic from New York-based Matthew Barney, described by The Daily Telegraph as the “visionary artist and film-maker ... behind some of the most arresting, strange and beautiful images of our time”.
Matthew Barney: DRAWING RESTRAINT
Film, Visual Arts 26 Feb – 24 Apr
The first solo presentation of Matthew Barney's artworks in New Zealand, Drawing Restraint is a carefully curated display of his visual and physical enquiries of body and its limitations.
And the Ship Sails On
Film, Dance 06 Mar
Pina Bausch plays one of the passengers on a luxury liner shortly before WWI. From its bravura opening, in which sepia-tinted silent movie footage slowly acquires colour and sound, the film is a tour de force.
No Man's Land
Film, Music 02 Mar
Featuring 150 musicians from more than 20 countries, this multi-layered world music collaboration brings together the descendants of opposing forces in WWI and reunites them in friendship and musical solidarity.
Dancing Dreams: In the Footsteps of Pina Bausch
Film, Dance 28 Feb
A delightful study of amateurs giving their all, this documentary follows 40 students from high schools across Wuppertal as they prepare for a public performance of a Pina Bausch dance work.
Talk to Her
Film, Dance 13 Mar
Pina Bausch appears as herself performing in Café Müller in Pedro Almodóvar’s typically unrestrained comedy-drama of obsession, moral jeopardy and sexual transgression.