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The 17th Doc Edge International Documentary Festival

Girl Gang
The Island In Me
The Other Fellow
Betty White: The First lady of Television
After the Rain
Nothing Compares
Doc Edge
And Still I Sing
Myanmar Diaries
I Get Knocked Down
Dead Sea Guardians
Finite: The Climate of Change
Young Plato
1 Jun 2022 to 10 Jul 2022
24/7 from 1 June to 10 July. Check schedule.
Doc Edge is an Academy Awards® qualifying international documentary film festival held annually in Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch and online. This is its 17th edition.
Event type: 
Festival, Film, Screening
Price: 
$17 - $21 (Binge Passes available)
Venue: 
Various venues in AKL, WGN, CHC and Nationwide
Address: 
Auckland: The Civic (CBD), The Capitol Cinema (Balmoral), Silky Otter (Oraki) Wellington: The Embassy Theatre (CBD), The Roxy (Miramar) Christchurch: Silky Otter (Wigram) Online: Nationwide
Region: 
National, Auckland, Wellington

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113 Films

40 Days

7 Venues

Doc Edge 2022 – a documentary festival like no other.

Doc Edge is the home for storytelling that changes your world. Its kaupapa is to celebrate, support and showcase documentary.

Bravely embracing the future of film festivals around the world, Doc Edge is cementing itself as a must-experience hybrid event with in-person and virtual screenings, allowing all of Aotearoa to connect with the festival and the stories of our world.

The range and quality of films this year is extraordinary. Brave, inspiring, thought-provoking and entertaining.” Judy Baily

The full 2022 Festival programme is now live, so you can check out the lineup and book your tickets. 

An Academy Awards® qualifying international documentary film festival held annually in Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch and online. It showcases the best films from New Zealand and around the world and includes the Doc Edge Awards, celebrating excellence in filmmaking.

The Festival also includes:

Doc Edge Exhibition, a showcase of digital interactive storytelling featuring top international and local VR, AR, installations, and digital stories.

Doc Edge Schools, an educational programme for students Year 5 to Tertiary that connects school students with documentaries from NZ and around the world. It offers screenings during Doc Edge Festival and a Virtual Platform platform for schools across the country.

Doc Edge Industry, learning and connecting opportunities for media professionals:

Doc Edge Forum is an industry event that brings together local and international film, TV and other media professionals. It offers seminars, panels, masterclasses, networking opportunities. 

Doc Edge Pitch is a documentary pitching forum for shorts, features and TV series. 

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Doc Edge

4 May 2022

The Documentary New Zealand Trust (Doc Edge) is a not-for-profit charitable organisation based in Auckland which was founded in 2004. Doc Edge is the home for storytelling that changes your world.