KIM DOTCOM FILM UP FOR BEST DOCUMENTARY

Key Image Kim Dotcom Caught in the Web by Nigel Marple-2000-2000-1125-1125-crop-fill

Kim Dotcom: Caught in the Web, directed and co-produced by Professor Annie Goldson of the University of Auckland’s Faculty of Arts, has been nominated for Best Documentary at the upcoming Asia-Pacific Screen Awards. The APSAs draw on entries from regions including Eastern Europe, the Middle-East, South Asia, China and Oceania. Other previous and current nominees include the films Lion, A Separation, Last Men in Aleppo, The Look of Silence, 24 Frames and The Assassin. Her documentary explores the life of the internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom who was charged with criminal copyright violation and arrested in a high-profile raid on his “Dotcom mansion” in Auckland, in 2012. The film premiered at SXSW in Austin Texas, has been shown widely in other festivals and has reached #1 on iTunes in the US, Canada and Germany.