Kiwi films among the highlights at Sydney Film Festival

Posted Tuesday 30 May 2017

Two New Zealand films driven by WIFT members are prominent in the latest announcement (PDF) from the Sydney Film Festival (June 8-17).

My Year with Helen, by director/producer Gaylene Preston and co-producer Catherine Madigan, will have its world premiere at the festival. Preston and former New Zealand Prime Minister/UN Secretary-General candidate Helen Clark will both attend the screening.

One Thousand Ropes, produced by long-time WIFTer Catherine Fitzgerald, also has a slot at the festival.