12 New Zealand films have been revealed as part of the build up for the NZ International Film Festival, which is due to kick off in Auckland on October 28, Stuff reveals. A Mild Touch of Cancer, which will get its world premiere at the festival, follows former Stuff columnist, comedian and author David Downs as he helps New Zealanders around the country face their own cancer journeys. Billed as a “modern day love story”, director Jan Oliver Lucks and former Shortland Street actor Natalie Medlock’s There’s No I in Threesome will also get its NZ premiere at the festival.
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