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filmLiving Is Easy with Eyes Closed

Tuesday, 29th July - 1PM
@ The Civic

A Beatlemania-fuelled road trip during Franco's regime.

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filmDebut Synergy: Housebound

Tuesday, 29th July - 9PM
@ The Civic

A talk from the makers of the Kiwi horror-com.

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filmMap to the Stars

Friday, 25th July - 9PM - Tuesday, 29th July - 3PM
@ The Civic

A wickedly satirical view of the vanities and excesses of Hollywood life.

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artPrintmaking Beyond the Frame

Friday, 4th July - Wednesday, 30th July
@ Gus Fisher Gallery

Printmaking's existential crisis.

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filmTwo Days, One Night

Tuesday, 29th July - 11AM - Friday, 1st August - 6PM
@ The Civic

Sandra returns to her job at a solar panel factory after a breakdown to find that the management are trying to turn her colleagues against her.

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artWildlife Photographer of the Year

Friday, 25th April - Sunday, 3rd August
@ Auckland Museum

The internationally recognised exhibition features 100 of the best wildlife photographs of animal behaviour and landscapes in 2013.

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filmNew Zealand International Film Festival

Thursday, 17th July - Sunday, 3rd August
@ Various Cinemas, Auckland

The New Zealand International Film Festival's smorgasbord of cinematic treats includes acclaimed films from Cannes, Linklater's Boyhood, a 3D film from Jean-Luc Godard, a documentary about Nick Cave, the sci-fi Snowpiercer, and Kiwi favourites like The Dark Horse and Housebound.

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Thursday, 3rd July - Sunday, 3rd August
@ Various Cinemas, Auckland

A near perfect black comedy which takes a standard murder mystery plot and turns it on its head.

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Thursday, 24th July - Saturday, 16th August
@ Herald Theatre, Aotea Centre

In Mamil, playwright Gregory Cooper presents a poignant and sharply comical look at that most polarising of species – the middle-aged man in Lycra.Mark Hadlow plays Bryan Cook, an unscrupulous property developer who's accumulated a small fortune building leaky homes. He’s a stressed-out, self-medicating, self-loathing creep, killing himself to increase...

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artthinkMy Country: Contemporary Art from Black Australia

Friday, 28th March - Sunday, 17th August
@ Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki

The largest exhibition of contemporary Indigenous art to come out of Australia to date.

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freeOratia Farmers' Market

Saturday, 30th November - Saturday, 29th November
@ Oratia Markets

If you are planning on heading west for the day, this is the perfect place to pick up some picnic nibbles

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