NZ Cinema in Beijing

The 2008 New Zealand Film Festival opens in Beijing and includes screenings of Eagle vs Shark, No. 2 and Out of the Blue. The Festival is a means of offering Chinese audiences an opportunity to learn more about New Zealand through cinema. A delegate from the New Zealand Film Commission said the festival would act as a bridge between Chinese and Kiwi people, and also allow New Zealand to promote its movie industry worldwide. The commission is also discussing joint film ventures with Chinese producers, the official said.


Tags: Beijing  Eagle vs Shark  New Zealand Film Festival  No. 2  Out of the Blue  Xinhua News  

Katherine Mansfield Book Inspired Legendary British Agent in German Concentration Camp

Katherine Mansfield Book Inspired Legendary British Agent in German Concentration Camp

Passages from a book of Katherine Mansfield’s letters published in 1918 helped a condemned British operative survive her death watch in the German concentration camp Ravensbrück. Odette Sansom, the most highly decorated…