As always there’s a stack of awesome events happening around the country at the moment. Here’s our picks from July 30 – August 5, enjoy!
– New Zealand International Film Festival – there’s five queer films at the festival – wahoo! Check out the selection here thanks to gaynz.com and for the full line up visit www.nzff.co.nz – it’s on in Auckland until August 5 then the festival makes its way around the country.
– First Thursdays – the street party is back on K Road on August 2 and is bigger and better than ever. This time St Kevin’s Arcade will be devoted to Auckland Zinefest. It’ll feature AWESOME zines including Sam Orchard’s Rooster Tails – a weekly autobio comic about “a simple transguy transitioning in New Zealand” and material from Alphabet City couple Moira Clunie and Erin Fae. Visit firstthursdays.co.nz for a full event line up.
– Proud Mary – the much-loved club night is back for it’s winter edition on Saturday 4 August at 4:20 on K Road and includes a super rad line up of ladies. Check out www.facebook.com/
– Roller Derby – Derby Baby! An exclusive Auckland screening, is on at Acadeny Cinema on August 4 at 9pm. The film explores the drama, the friendships, and the addictive nature of women’s flat-track roller derby, including never-before-seen footage of the international derby championships. Visit the website for more info about this one-off-night.
And keep an eye out for this beauty: