During the Shade Film Festival taking place in Auckland in January 2022 – The Hollywood Reporter
In the Shade, a new film festival, will premiere in Auckland, New Zealand early next year, focusing on early screenings in the local market for award-winning titles and favorites. of the film festival.
Created by Dos Ojos, a collective of movie lovers, the festival will open on January 19 and run through January 30, 2022, taking place during the Southern Hemisphere summer in the city. New Zealand’s largest.
In the Shade will open with the New Zealand premiere of Guillermo del Toro’s Nightmare Alley. The original line-up also included Leos Carax’s Cannes opener Annette, Paul Verhoeven’s Benedetta, Jessica Chastain- and Andrew Garfield- who starred Tammy Faye’s Eyes, by Justin Kurzel Nitram, Valdimar Johannsson’s sheep and Asghar Farhadi’s A hero.
The festival will also include a brand new revival of ’60s European horror films Purple noon starring Alain Delon and the iconic 2000 Australian film Chopper. More titles will be announced in the coming weeks.
While Auckland is currently under a COVID-19 lockdown, which has now lasted for more than 80 days, In the Shade should apparently continue after Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern made it clear the city won’t have restrictions “very soon” November 29.
Due to multiple lockdowns, the event, if it goes as planned, will be the first live international film festival to take place in Auckland since 2019.