Gainsborough's Rūrangi claims top audience award at Frameline44 Festival

Posted Tuesday 13 Oct 2020

Great news for WIFT member Craig Gainsborough whose series Rūrangi won the audience vote for best feature offering of this year's Frameline44 Festival, one of the world's largest and most recognised LGBTQ+ film festivals. Rūrangi won the AT&T Audience Award for Narrative Feature. Produced by Gainsborough, the series follows Caz Davis, a transgender activist who returns his rural hometown to rekindle a fraught relationship with his father, and his experiences of dealing with his past post-transition.

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Doc Edge comes to your town

Posted Tuesday 13 Oct 2020

To celebrate being able to go back to the cinema, Doc Edge is going on tour with a selection of some of the best films from this year's festival for you to enjoy on the big screen! Watch work by WIFT members - Pluck by Kirsty Griffin and Viv Kernick, Remembering Stevenson by Sally Williams, and Rise by Jess Feast.

The Tour will play the following cinemas:

Circus Cinema, Martinborough, 8 - 18 October ( Schedule)

The Roxy, Wellington, 10 - 11 October and 17 - 18 October

The Capitol Cinema, Auckland, 17 - 18 October and 24 - 25 October

Lumiere Cinema, Christchurch, 24 - 25 October and 31 October - 1 November

Cinema Paradiso, Wanaka, 31 October - 1 November and 7 - 8 November

Govett Brewster, New Plymouth, 27 - 28 November and 5 - 6 December

Globe Theatrette, Napier, 10 - 19 December

Contact the cinemas directly for screening times and ticketing information.