VIDEO SLOT: Kimbap

Posted Wednesday 19 Dec 2018

Today's video slot features a story about food and loving your neighbour - to get you in the Christmas spirit! Written and produced by Dr Sapna Samant, with Amy Barber on sound design, Kimbap is also about the isolation and loneliness of a Korean 'goose' family, where the mother and daughter live in New Zealand so the daughter can go to school here.

Click here to watch Kimbap

IMAGE/a still shot from Kimbap

Meanwhile, Sapna's short film Debts We Pay, which also features a beautiful performance by a young actor, is about an Indian family in Wellington and how they negotiate their lives in an alien cultural setting. Written, directed and co-produced by Sapna, Brett Mills produced the film, Aline Tran was DOP and Michelle Turner was production manager.

 

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Get your discounted rate to the South by Southwest Film Festival here!

Posted Wednesday 19 Dec 2018

Hot dang, here's an exciting opportunity to go to a fabulous film festival in Texas! WIFTNZ members have been offered access to special pricing on registrations to the South by Southwest Film Festival - 8 March -17 March, 2019, in Austin, Texas! Thanks to WIFTI, we can receive a discount rate of up to 35% (or more!) off the walk-up rate for all SXSW 2019 badges - including SXSW EDU.
To receive this benefit fill out the form at this link with the related information by February 15, 2019.

SXSW 2019 registration choices: Platinum badge, Interactive badge, Film badge, EDU or Music badge. After the sign up for this benefit has expired, you will receive an email with a unique code to register your SXSW 2019 badge in your name. Please note that you cannot re-sell or use your SXSW credentials as part of any promotional activities.

Click here for more information about attending

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