/ 83 mins

Refuge: A Duty to Care 
Annie Goldson | 2024 | 40 min | New Zealand 
World Premiere 

From Doc Edge Superhero (2023), director Annie Goldson's film centres on life and work at a secret pet shelter, allowing victims of family violence to seek safety while knowing their animals are being cared for. 

Finding Venus 
Mandi Lynn | 2024 | 16 min | New Zealand 
New Zealand Premiere

"Auntie Mandi...Am I fat?” These five words changed the trajectory of Master Photographer Mandi Lynn's lifeAfraid that the next generation was going to face the same body shame that had impacted her life, she answered her niece as an artist and created a “Golden Breasted Shield Wall. 

Hemal Trivedi, Matt Alesevich | 2024 | 27 min United States 
World Premiere 

Haunted by her mother’s death, a young Indian-American medical student travels back to India to find closure. While there, an unexpected encounter with a young indigenous girl makes her confront her past and question her future. 

with director Annie Goldson following the screening on
* 28 June, 3:30 pm, at Lumiere Cinemas
* 7 July, 2:30 pm, at The Capitol Cinema

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Duration: 83 mins
Category: Shorts Collection

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