2015 Documentary Edge Festival


theatre. cafe. bar. 305 Queen Street, Auckland. 

Located in the beating hub of the arts precinct, Q brings you a mixtape of free live performances in our buzzing Lounge bar with a variety of beats, eats and treats to enjoy every Saturday night.

Mar 1 to May 30 2015

The Documentary Edge Festival celebrate their 10th edition and a decade of documentaries with a programme featuring the best local and international films.

May 20 to Jun 1 2015

6 humid nights of subterranean cabaret from MaryJane O'Reilly's celebrated neo-burlesque show In Flagrante. An ever-evolving tour de force of sexy provocation, satire and audacious sass.

May 21 to May 30 2015

Music and politics collide when international music star, Pras Michel of the Fugees, returns to his homeland of Haiti following the devastating earthquake of 2010, to find a country paralysed by a corrupt government. With no experience or money, he mobilises a presidential campaign.

May 28 to Jun 1 2015

Award winning physical theatre company Red Leap Theatre presents the premiere of this new work. Trapped in a life built on dust and shifting sands a young woman burns her world to the ground in a daring bid for freedom.

Jun 4 to Jun 13 2015

Featuring Bartok’s lively Rumanian Dances, the passionate Liszt Hungarian Rhapsody No.5, Erzsebet Szonyi’s Organ Concerto and the monumental Psalmus Hungaricus for tenor solo, chorus, children’s chorus and orchestra by Zoltan Kodaly.

Jun 7 2015

New York Times journalist Andrew Goldman and serial breakfast show host Paul Henry seek fame and fortune in the USA. While they are struggling to gain traction for their ideas, things take a turn for the worse. Goldman's life and career implode.

May 21 to May 31 2015

Taut, stark, controversial. (T)ERROR has unprecedented behind-the-scenes access to a counter terrorism sting and illuminates the fragile relationships between individual and surveillance state in modern America. Who is watching the watchers?

May 28 to Jun 1 2015

When Louis Ortiz shaved off his goatee in 2008, his life changed forever. The middle-aged unemployed Puerto Rican father from the Bronx didn’t see himself in the mirror. He saw the face of change, of hope: Barack Obama.

May 22 to Jun 1 2015

  • We catch up with actor Ella Becroft to talk about acting in a Red Leap show, the experience of making Dust Pilgrim, and what makes magic realism so special.

  • We're thrilled to announce that Citizen Q cafe has been nominated as a finalist in the prestigious Lewisham Awards, celebrating excellence in Hospitality.

  • We catch up with dancer-choreographer Mary-Jane O'Reilly to talk to her about what makes neo-burlesque special, the process of making In Flagrante and what inspirations she drew from in creating the show.

  • American Ingrid Hagan plays bassoon with the Koru Quintet, and is also Principal Bassoon of the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra. When Ingrid isn't performing or teaching, she spends her time riding her motorcycle, surfing, scuba diving,...

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