Watch Porter's doco on the big screen in April

Posted Tuesday 28 Feb 2023

Watch Porter's doco on the big screen in April

Cantabrians, head to the Lumiere Cinema during the first week of April for the premiere screening of Independent Producer Alexandra Porter's documentary about a visionary New Zealander.

Executive Produced by Nadia Maxwell, Building Bridges: Bill Youren's Vision of Peace has successfully completed the global international film festival circuit 2022-2023 and achieved eight Official Selection laurels.

In 1952 a New Zealand farmer makes an unthinkable journey to Communist China in one of the hottest moments of the Cold War. A champion for freedom of speech, Bill Youren captures a vision of peace on his 8mm film camera, revealing a unique political perspective from this era. Building bridges through understanding culture and art became his life-long mission to safeguard the world from war.

Watch the trailer

When: Screening April 6 - 12.
Where: Lumiere Cinema, 26 Rolleston Ave, Christchurch