Canadian screen industry aims for zero-tolerance on harassment

Posted Tuesday 28 Nov 2017

In the wake of the hundreds of sexual harassment and discrimination allegations against dozens of members of the wider international screen industry, 16 Canadian organisations have committed to creating an industry-wide code of conduct, reports realscreen.com, with zero-tolerance toward harassment, sexual harassment, bullying, abuse and violence. Of course, the real test will be six months from now, says the president of ACTRA National, David Sparrow. "If something were to happen, how would the industry respond?"

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The Rehearsal back by popular demand

Posted Tuesday 28 Nov 2017

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We know many of you worked on The Rehearsal, Alison Maclean's vibrant screen adaptation of Eleanor Catton's debut novel, but if you missed it the first time round, here's your chance to catch it now! The plot: a first-year acting student, (James Rolleston) channels the real-life experience of his girlfriend (Ella Edward) and her family into art, and sets off a moral minefield. It's a film that is "alive with ambiguity and cinematic verve", says NZ International Film Festival's Bill Gosden. We couldn't agree more!

When: 7pm, 1 - 9 December

Where: Main Cinema, Ng? Taonga Sound & Vision, 84 Taranaki St, Wellington

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