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Manifesto

Saturday 12 May 8.30pm

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Maudie

Saturday 5 May 8.30pm

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The
Change-
over

Saturday 19 May 8.30pm

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Traders

Sunday 27 May 8.30pm

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Zero
Motivation

Monday 21 May 8.30pm

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Rialto

Channel 039

Rialto Channel offers a superb range of specialist movie, documentary and entertainment programming. Here is an opportunity to see programming that you won't see anywhere else on New Zealand television. Rialto Channel appeals to movie lovers who want to be more than just entertained – you want to be informed, educated and involved.

FOOD FOR THOUGHT


Wednesdays from 2nd May – 8.30pm

Take a mouthwatering culinary journey. Ella Brennan: Commanding the Table (2nd) is the story of the matriarch of creole. Bugs on the Menu (9th) may hold the answer to feeding the world’s expanding population. Kampai! For the Love of Sake (16th) looks into the modern world of sake. Seed: The Untold Story (23rd) shows us the importance of heirloom seeds, and the final course arrives from the kitchen of celebrated chef René Redzepi in Ants on a Shrimp: Noma in Tokyo (30th).

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The Trip
To Spain

The Trip To Spain

Following on from their unforgettable trips to Italy and England, Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon embark on another deliciously deadpan culinary road trip.

Following on from their unforgettable trips to Italy and England, Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon embark on another deliciously deadpan culinary road trip.

Manifesto

Manifesto

Manifesto draws on the writings of Futurists, Dadaists, Fluxus artists, Suprematists, Situtationists, Dogma 95 and other artist groups, and the musings of individual artists, architects, dancers and filmmakers.

Manifesto draws on the writings of Futurists, Dadaists, Fluxus artists, Suprematists, Situtationists, Dogma 95 and other artist groups, and the musings of individual artists, architects, dancers and filmmakers.

The
Change-
over

The Change-
over

Based on the Carnegie Medal winning novel by Margaret Mahy. Sixteen-year-old Laura Chant lives with her mother and four-year-old brother Jacko in a poor new suburb on the edge of a partially demolished Christchurch.

Based on the Carnegie Medal winning novel by Margaret Mahy. Sixteen-year-old Laura Chant lives with her mother and four-year-old brother Jacko in a poor new suburb on the edge of a partially demolished Christchurch.

Maudie

Maudie

MAUDIE, based on a true story, is an unlikely romance in which the reclusive Everett Lewis (Ethan Hawke) hires a fragile yet determined woman named Maudie (Sally Hawkins) to be his housekeeper.

MAUDIE, based on a true story, is an unlikely romance in which the reclusive Everett Lewis (Ethan Hawke) hires a fragile yet determined woman named Maudie (Sally Hawkins) to be his housekeeper.

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Manifesto

Saturday 12 May 8.30pm Channel 039

Manifesto draws on the writings of Futurists, Dadaists, Fluxus artists, Suprematists, Situtationists, Dogma 95 and other artist groups, and the musings of individual artists, architects, dancers and filmmakers.

The Change-
over

Saturday 19 May 8.30pm Channel 039

Based on the Carnegie Medal winning novel by Margaret Mahy. Sixteen-year-old Laura Chant lives with her mother and four-year-old brother Jacko in a poor new suburb on the edge of a partially demolished Christchurch.

Maudie

Saturday 5 May 8.30pm Channel 039

MAUDIE, based on a true story, is an unlikely romance in which the reclusive Everett Lewis (Ethan Hawke) hires a fragile yet determined woman named Maudie (Sally Hawkins) to be his housekeeper.

The Trip To Spain

Saturday 26 May 8.30pm Channel 039

Following on from their unforgettable trips to Italy and England, Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon embark on another deliciously deadpan culinary road trip.

Traders

Sunday 27 May 8.30pm Channel 039

What if it made perfect sense for ordinary people to kill each other for money? Better than slow grinding financial ruin and misery, and all done according to a strict code by consenting adults.

Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem

Monday 7 May 8.30pm Channel 039

In Israel there is neither civil marriage nor civil divorce. Only rabbis can legitimise a marriage or its dissolution.

The Farewell Party

Monday 14 May 8.30pm Channel 039

THE FAREWELL PARTY is a compassionate dark comedy about friendship and knowing when to say goodbye.

Zero Motivation

Monday 21 May 8.30pm Channel 039

A zany, dark, & comedic portrait of everyday life for a unit of young, female Israeli soldiers. The Human Resources Office at a remote desert base serves as the setting for this cast of characters.

In Between

Monday 28 May 8.30pm Channel 039

An engaging, revelatory slice of life, In Between follows three Palestinian women in Tel Aviv — kind of a “Sex and the City” and “Girls” for the Arab set.

Ella Brennan: Commanding The Table

Wednesday 2 May 8.30pm Channel 039

Ella Brennan is a household name in the restaurant industry, being the inspirational force behind the Creole inspired Brennan’s then Commander’s Palace.

Bugs On The Menu

Wednesday 9 May 8.30pm Channel 039

BUGS ON THE MENU promotes the view that bugs can provide a more sustainable way of food (particularly protein) production for an expanding human population.

Kampai! For The Love Of Sake

Wednesday 16 May 8.30pm Channel 039

Discover the art of saké. An age-old staple of Japanese culture and cuisine, the fermented rice wine has recently been winning fans all over the world.

Seed: The Untold Story

Wednesday 23 May 8.30pm Channel 039

SEED: The Untold Story follows passionate seed keepers protecting our 12,000 year-old food legacy. In the last century, 94% of our seed varieties have disappeared.

Ants On A Shrimp

Wednesday 30 May 8.30pm Channel 039

In January 2015, Noma, recognised four times as the Worlds Best Restaurant, and led by its charismatic chef René Redzepi, moved its entire team from Denmark to Tokyo.

Harold & Lillian: A Hollywood Love Story

Thursday 3 May 8.30pm Channel 039

Movie fans know the work of Harold and Lillian Michelson, even if they don't recognise the names. Working largely uncredited in the Hollywood system, storyboard artist Harold and film researcher Lillian left an indelible mark on classics.

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