Maybe this year at the Academy Awards...?

Posted Thursday 18 Mar 2021

Will a woman win Best Director at this year's Academy Awards?! Chloé Zhao (Nomadland) and Emerald Fennell (Promising Young Woman) are in the running - the first time more than one woman has been in contention for the award. Only five women have ever been in the running for the award (including our own Jane Campion) and only one - Kathryn Bigelow for The Hurt Locker in 2010 - has won.

Click here to read more on this historic situation in The Guardian's article about this year's diverse line-up.

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Screening Ancient Tragedy in Modern Greek Film

Posted Thursday 18 Mar 2021

For something a little different, come along to this talk by Dr Anastasia Bakoyianni, Senior Lecturer in Classical Studies at Massey University. Hosted by the Hellenic New Zealand Congress, this event is free and all are welcome.

Where: 5 Hania Street, Mt Victoria, Wellington (the Greek Community Centre on the top floor in the AV room)

When: Tuesday 20 April at 7pm.

Click here for more information