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Showing posts from January, 2019

NZ Update #17.1 Safety Revisited

( This is easier to read over on Medium ) Back in October, just before the #directedbywomen screenings in Auckland, I tumbled down a steep flight of wooden steps in Auckland's Ayr Street Reserve. Cracked one ankle and broke the fibula in my other leg. Missed spring gardening. Missed all of Wanuri Kahiu's visit (but not some beautiful responses from the many people she inspired and revitalised). Bringing joy to Parliament: Wanuri with Jan Logie –  Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Justice (Sexual and Domestic Violence Issues) and party spokesperson for ACC – after a Beehive theatre screening of Rafiki and a Q&A with Jan. Couldn't transcribe or edit my #directedbywomen Skype interview with Isabel Coixet. Couldn't edit and publish other almost-ready interviews I cherished. Couldn't organise more screenings that filmmakers had requested, with the films' directors beamed in to Te Auaha's small treasure of a cinema for Q & As, also via Skype. Aft