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Short Film: WAIT

This short film which has just become the first New Zealand film in Mandarin language featuring a Chinese cast to be selected in competition in the New Zealand International Film Festivals (NZIFF). 

This is the first time ever a New Zealand short film in any Chinese language has been selected, and the first time a New Zealand film with a Kiwi all-Chinese cast has been selected.

This short film has been selected by acclaimed director Lee Tamahori as one of only 6 shorts (out of 81 entries) to screen in the "New Zealand's Best" programme, the only competitive section of the NZIFF. 

It will be great if the Chinese community and Chinese language-learning community could come out to support the film at its screenings (below), and spread the word about it! 

There is also a vote for audience favourite at the screenings so it would be lovely if as many people as possible came to vote and help a Chinese-language film win the award.

Tickets normally sell out very quickly so make sure to get in fast - I've included links and details below for you. 


SAT 23 JULY: 6pm-Sky City Theatre

MON 25 JULY: 4:15pm-Sky City Theatre

Tickets on sale now:


WEDS 27 JULY: 630pm-Paramount Cinema

THURS 28 JULY 145pm-Paramount Cinema

Tickets on sale from Thurs 30 June: