Check out these women-helmed films during the Wellington Film Society 2019 season

Posted Sunday 03 Feb 2019

Wellingtonions, you're in for a treat this year! The WFS's screenings will include V?ra Chytilov�'s ground-breaking film Daisies, Sofia Coppola's arresting debut The Virgin Suicides, and Agn�s Varda's delightful collaboration with photographer JR Faces Places. Contemporary German filmmakers Maren Ade (The Forest for the Trees) and Valeska Grisebach (Western) present very different takes on modern European life. Heart of a Dog by musician and artist Laurie Anderson and Cameraperson, directed by cinematographer Kirsten Johnson are some of the highlights in the documentary line-up. Screenings will be held at the Embassy Theatre (Grand screen) on Kent Terrace every Monday from 6.15 pm.

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The Virgin Suicides, by Sofia Coppola

 

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Wifters selected for Berlinale Co-pro Series

Posted Sunday 03 Feb 2019

Congratulations to Tui Ruwhiu (producer) and Natalie Medlock (co-writer) whose drama series Flesh & Blood has been accepted for this prestigious event. The film will be part of the Berlinale Co-Pro Series which gives those selected the opportunity to meet with broadcasters, sales agents, distributors and production companies to discuss financing and distribution.