WIN tickets to Capital in the 21st Century

Posted Sunday 07 Jul 2019

We have a double pass to give away to Capital in the 21st Century, directed by Kiwi Justin Pemberton, co-produced by Catherine Madigan, and screening at the NZIFF.

Thomas Piketty's 700-page book Capital in the 21st Century is an account of how concentrated wealth shapes the world. Pemberton presents Piketty's thesis crisply and engagingly and relays the story in saturated, pop art-style colours, blending archival footage with film sequences into an almost hallucinatory cocktail, as if the bizarre excesses of wealth defied realistic description.

To be in the draw to win, click here to watch the trailer and answer the question below:
Complete this sentence by Gillian Tett (US managing editor, Financial Times): The way the elite stays in power, is also by shaping the way that we ...?
A) Eat
B) Shop
C) Think

Email your answer in the subject line to by 5pm Friday 12 July 2019. Only winners will be notified, by email.




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A special NZIFF edition of eNews!

Posted Sunday 07 Jul 2019

We're thrilled to bring you our special New Zealand International Film Festival edition of e-news! There are so many of you involved in various ways in the NZIFF films and we'd just like to say, while we can't name you all, we acknowledge the hard work and commitment you all put into creating these wonderful stories. Today's e-news highlights all the films at this year's NZIFF in which WIFT members played a key role: directing, producing, writing, acting, shooting. In the listings that follow, in random order, we're highlighting the features and shorts of WIFT members. Make room in your diary for the cultural event of the winter season! NZIFF 2019 has 150+ features and short film films screening in 13 centres from 18 July - 15 September.

Click here to find out what films are playing in your town
, grab some cash for an icecream, and go along to support your fellow Wifters! See you there!