Our film festival for 2021 went ahead despite many Covid challenges. We are super excited to bring to you a film of our winners that was filmed during September Alert Level 2 in lieu of our red carpet RAFFA evening not being able to be held in the Town Hall. There are two versions for you to choose to watch with a full version at 56 minutes and a reduced time version at 24 minutes. Click here to check out the winning films:
Due to Covid restrictions, which can only be known closer to the time, our film festival will only proceed as per Government restrictions with caution at Alert Level 2. A final decision will be made by Friday 10th September or sooner, dependent on Government announcements as they are received.
RAFFA red carpet Saturday 25 September at the Raglan Town Hall
Thanks to all our film festival entries.
Our film festival team are selecting the best of the best feature films to be announced shortly as part of our Raglan film festival week.
Don’t forget to book our film festival dates into your calendar!
Raglan Film Festival
Opening night Saturday 18 September running through until Sunday 26 September. Follow this link to book to watch our RAFFA entry screenings and our RAFFA feature films:
RAFFA red carpet evening Saturday 25 September at the Raglan Town Hall. A night of glamour and glitz on the red carpet – Raglan style! Complete with a three course sit down dinner, licensed bar with non-alcoholic/alcohol beverages for sale at the RAFFA bar, awards ceremony mixing with local Raglan film talent and our wonderful sponsors.
sponsors and locals gathered at the town hall for a celebration of the 10th
annual Raglan Arts Film Festival Awards which included a special cake to mark
As always, local filmmakers
were the winners on the night, with fine filmmaking on show. Sue Bellerby
walked away the coveted Grand Phoenix Palm Award for best overall film for Order
for Sue. The film also took out Best Open, and Best Actor for Tish Taylor,
Runner Up Actor for Sue and Highly Commended Actor for Mark Reynolds.The RAFFAs
are supported by the Raglan Arts Council Community.
Thanks to the sponsors Wanna, Institute of Awesome,
Waikato District Creative Communities, Kiwi Designed Homes, Living Productions,
The Shack, Raglan Fish, Wharf Kitchen and
Bar, Orca Restaurant, La La Land, Supervalue, Top Cut Butchery, Razzle Dazzle
Cakes, Tonic, Four Square, Tim Melville, Monster Company, Corona, Yot Club,
Raglan Buds, Create Books, Christie Carpentry, Thirsty Liquor, Solscape and
Raglan Community Radio.
Grand Phoenix Winner Order For Sue
– Sue Bellerby
Runner Up Shazzo –
Highly Commended Look Closer –
Best Tamariki Winner A SADD Comedy
– Ayla Standley, Jaime Witters , Josie Harder, Riley Harding, Isa Dobbins,
Mickey Brajkovic and Malachy Geoghegan