Prize at Berlinale

New Zealand-made film Shopping has won a prize at this year’s Berlinale. Shopping picked up one of the film festival’s second tier awards, the Grand Prix of the Generation 14+ international section for best feature film. The movie was made by Wellingtonians, Louis Sutherland and Mark Albiston. It was filmed in Wellington and on the Kapiti Coast. Set in 1981, Shopping tells the story of two brothers from an unstable family background who are drawn into a world of crime.


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Gemma New a Highlight of 2021 Classical Calendar

Gemma New a Highlight of 2021 Classical Calendar

The year in classical music was marked by challenge and determination as the pandemic continued its cultural stranglehold for much of 2021. But for the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra (ASO), which Wellington-born…