WIN double movie passes to Miss Juneteenth

Posted Wednesday 16 Sep 2020

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Miss Juneteenth follows Turquoise Jones (Nicole Beharie - Little Fires Everywhere, Sleepy Hollow, The Good Wife, Shame), a single mother in Fort Worth who wants her 15-year-old daughter, Kai (newcomer Alexis Chikaeze), to win the Miss Juneteenth pageant, an annual competition that awards the winner a scholarship to a historically black college or university of her choice.

"The debut feature from Channing Godfrey Peoples explores how black women and girls support each other in a world that often fails them." - The New York Times

Miss Juneteenth is opening 8 October in cinemas in Auckland, Tauranga, Wellington, Christchurch, Dunedin.

Thanks to Rialto Distribution, we have six double passes to give away! To be in to win, click here to watch the trailer and answer the question below:

What kind of knife does Kai pick up by mistake during the dinner?

Send your answer in the subject line of an email to office@wiftnz.org.nz before 5pm Friday 2 October, 2020.

Winners only will be notified by email.

 

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British podcast features Kiwi costume designer Ngila Dickson

Posted Wednesday 16 Sep 2020

We were thrilled to hear Academy Award-winning costume designer and long-time loyal WIFT NZ member Ngila Dickson talking about her career on Red Carpet Rookies, a new podcast series. Launched across iTunes, Spotify and Google Podcasts, the series aims to provide exclusive behind-the-scenes access to demystify and democratise the film and TV industry across the world. Ngila's most notable work is in The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King and The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, both of which were filmed in New Zealand, as well as her years of work on Xena: Warrior Princess.

Click here to listen