World Bank Doco Competition

Posted Friday 07 Feb 2014

The World Bank does a competition for short climate-related documentaries (max 12 minutes) made by young filmmakers (14-35 years old) from all over the world. Submissions close on April 1 2014.

A jury of award-winning film directors and producers, and international organisation representatives will select the winning entries:

� Bernardo Bertolucci - President of the Jury
� Atom Egoyan
� Marc Forster
� Mika Kaurismaki
� Rose Kuo
� Rachel Kyte
� Cynthia L�pez
� Fernando Meirelles
� Mira Nair
� Bob Rafelson
� Walter Salles
� Pablo Trapero
� Wim Wenders

The winners will be awarded with cash prizes up to USD $15,000 or video equipment. Winning films will go to major film festivals and will be featured on the new MTV Voices platform.The deadline for submissions is April 1, 2014.

For more information about the competition, please see:

http://www.connect4climate.org/competition/action4climate

Winning films will go to major film festivals and will be featured on the new MTV Voices platform.The deadline for submissions is April 1, 2014.

For more information about the competition:

http://www.connect4climate.org/competition/action4climate

http://www.action4climate.org/

https://apps.facebook.com/actionforclimate/

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Gardening With Soul - Screenings at the Film Archive

Posted Friday 07 Feb 2014

If you missed this fantastic film by WIFT member Vicky Pope, and Jess Feast, here is your chance to see what everyone is talking about (plus it's a film that you can easily see more than once)

February 5 -21 Film Archive, Wellington

Gardening With Soul

mediatheatre 7pm Feb 5, 7, 8, 15, 19, 20, 21 / 4.30pm February 8 and 15

NZ, 101 mins, G

A charming and deeply stirring independent film about Sister Loyola, one of the liveliest nonagenarians you could ever meet. Loyola is the main gardener at the Home of Compassion in Island Bay, Wellington. She shares her life experiences, philosophies and rituals with film maker Jess Feast. Gardening with Soul was a hit at the NZ International Film Festival 2013.

$10 / $8