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An audience with Welby Ings

Monday 12 February, 6pm

Academy Cinemas  44 Lorne Street, Auckland City
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Filmmaker, educator, visual artist and author, Welby Ings will introduce and screen his latest short film, Sparrow, to New Zealand audiences after screenings in film festivals in the US, Europe and Canada.

Sparrow is the beautiful story of a small boy who is teased because he thinks he can fly. When a family myth about his war veteran grandfather is exploded, he discovers the strength to stand up to the school bullies in a very unusual way.

Welby will talk about his journey as a filmmaker, and his exploration of the outsider experience of being gay in New Zealand. He’ll also talk about how his short films are leading him towards his debut feature film, PUNCH, and the importance of telling this story.

Proudly supported by Ending HIV, the presentation will be followed by a Q&A session with Welby Ings and Sparrow producer Robin Murphy.

Ticketing info
Entry by koha to the New Zealand AIDS FoundationFor bookings, email: [email protected]

Accessible parking and seating available (please contact venue in advance)

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