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A Collection of Short Films – (In)Visible NZ Film Festival
Coffee and Allah is a film about a young Muslim woman’s appetite for coffee, Islam and a good game of badminton. 14 mins (2007) Dir: Sima Urale
Amadi 2010 (15 min, directed by Zia Mandviwalla) Amadi is a Rwandan refugee struggling with his new life in New Zealand. Alone, patronised in his menial job (he’s called “Africa” by a workmate), and anxious about rescuing his family from his war-torn ‘home’; he forms an unlikely connection with the prickly lady living next door.
Night Shift (2012, 15 min)
Salote, an airport Samoan cleaner starts another long night shift. She keeps her head down, does
her job and gleans her survival from what others leave behind. No one would usually spare her a second glance.
Take 3 follows a trio of young Asian-Kiwi actors on one horrifying day of auditions.
13 mins (2008) Dir: Roseanne Liang
Fleeting Beauty (2004, 11mins, directed by Virginia Pitts and written/produced by Shuchi Kothari and Sarina Pearson) an Indian story in NZ that challenges the idea of the colonial male gaze by denying the man access to the woman’s artwork.
Eating Sausage follows a freshly-arrived Korean immigrant, trapped in suburban Auckland while her husband Kim works. 14mins 20secs (2004) Dir: Zia Mandviwalla
Tickets $10. 7 pm screening, Q&A session to follow.
- Wed Oct 11 2017, 7.00pm-9.00pm
1 Victoria Street
General Admission: $10.00
Door sales only
General admission, licensed