An Indiscreet Journey
An Indiscreet Journey
Pandora
Pandora
Fish Out of Water
Fish Out of Water

Screened as part of NZIFF 2005

Homegrown: Works on Video 

This year’s selection of homegrown short films finished on video covers a range of genres from comedy and computer animation through to drama and dance. Each display a unique take on the world – through current events, imagined histories or fable-like fantasies.

69 minutes

This year’s video selection covers a range of genres from comedy and computer animation through to drama and dance. Each displays a unique take on the world – on current events, imagined histories or fable-like fantasies. No single theme dominates, but a strong mix of cultures emerges in what is truly a melting pot of contemporary moving image.

Fish Out of Water 2005

Director

9 minutes

A sweet tale of one man's quest to simplify the commute to work, which backfires when fellow travellers start to jump on his bandwagon.

Code Orange in the Big Apple 2005

Director

7 minutes

A funky, semi-subliminal bombardment of 666 images from a semiotic tourist's back pocket in NYC in the wake of another terrorist warning...

La Baumette/The Blue Dress 2005

Director

3 minutes

Halfway between a computer game and a pop music video, La Baumette is a warm and weird digital fairytale about an innocent girl who slowly reveals somewhat monstrous qualities.

Pandora 2005

Director

8 minutes

An aging hermit who discovers a magical girl washed up on a beach one stormy morning.

Blue Willow 2005

16 minutes

An animated proverb that takes us into the heart of a porcelain plate, bringing the blue lines to life and weaving a haunting story of love and family betrayal.

An Indiscreet Journey 2005

Germany / New Zealand In English and German with English subtitles
24 minutes

"Anytime one leaves anywhere, something precious, which ought not to be killed, is left to die." Set between present day Berlin and an imagined past, a young writer remembers a wartime affair. Based on the life and writing of Katherine Mansfield.