On top of the Down Under world

Is It?, a co-production by Emily Ansell (NZ) and Leonie Blignaut (SAF), won first prize at the UpOverDownUnder film festival in London. The annual event promotes independent film making in Britain’s Antipodean and South African community. The festival website describes Is It? as “a dream-like journey through London that explores the question every visitor has to ask: is the grass really greener on the other side?” Ansell and Blignaut won £500 and a 4-week 16mm film course at the New York Film Academy.


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On the Brilliance of Katherine Mansfield

On the Brilliance of Katherine Mansfield

“The Katherine Mansfield Memorial Garden is a peaceful, oblong-shaped park set in the midst of Thorndon, in Wellington. It is named after the city’s most famous daughter, the short story writer…