Video slot: depicting loneliness through framing

Posted Monday 17 Apr 2017

Set aside a couple of minutes for this video essay by Jessica McGoff, who highlights the visual strategies English filmmaker Andrea Arnold uses to depict her characters' alienation.

The article also contains links to videos about how directors (including Spike Jonze) and cinematographers can communicate a spectrum of human emotions through framing - well worth a browse.


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Wellington launch of Lauris Edmond anthology

Posted Monday 17 Apr 2017

Writer, actress and film director Frances Edmond invites fellow WIFTNZ members to the Wellington launch of Night Burns with a White Fire: The Essential Lauris Edmond. This is an anthology of her mother's writing, which Frances has co-edited.

Details of the launch are below. Please RSVP to

- 3.30pm, Saturday 22 April 2017
- The Long Hall, 13 Maida Vale Rd, Roseneath, Wellington
- To be launched by Fiona Kidman with readings of Lauris's poetry
- Copies of the book will be available for purchase