Posted Tuesday 28 Feb 2023
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.
When: Screening April 6 - 12.
Where: Lumiere Cinema, 26 Rolleston Ave, Christchurch