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Stillness, & the Moving Image Festival

When:

Wed 7 Oct 2015, 6:00pm–8:15pm
Thu 8 Oct 2015, 6:30pm–7:00pm
Fri 9 Oct 2015, 12:15pm–1:15pm
Fri 9 Oct 2015, 6:30pm–8:00pm
Sat 10 Oct 2015, 1:00pm–3:30pm
Sun 11 Oct 2015, 7:00pm–8:40pm

Where: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, 84 Taranaki St, Te Aro, Wellington

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • General admission: $8.00
  • Concession: $6.00
  • Additional fees may apply

A festival of films to celebrate well-being during Mental Health Awareness Week.

Presented by Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision, the Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand, Off the Mat, Into the World, Secular Buddism Aotearoa New Zealand, and Mindful Aotearoa.

Programme

- Festival Opening Night – 6pm, Wednesday 7 October
Join us for refreshments to celebrate the opening of the Stillness, & The Moving Image Festival, followed by a screening of "The Connection" (Australia, 2014, 73 min) at 6:30pm. "The Connection" is a film about how frontier research is proving that there is a direct connection between your mind and your health. Koha appreciated.

- "Yogawoman" – 6.30pm, Thursday 8 October
(USA, 2011, 84 min, Exempt)
A documentary that follows some of the women at the forefront of today's yoga movement. Tickets $8/$6.

- "Room to Breathe" – 12.15pm, Friday 9 October
(USA, 2013, 56 min, Exempt)
A surprising story of transformation as struggling kids in a San Francisco public middle school are introduced to the practice of mindfulness meditation. Admission: koha appreciated.

- "The Ground We Won" – 6.30pm, Friday 9 October
(NZ, 2015, 91 min, M)
A vérité documentary study of manhood as observed through the rites and rituals of a rural New Zealand rugby club. Tickets $10/$8.

- "Into Great Silence" –1pm, Saturday 10 October
(Germany, 2005, 164 min, G)
"Into Great Silence" is one of the most mesmerizing and poetic chronicles of spirituality ever created, this film is a rare, transformative experience for all. Tickets: $8/$6.

- "Baraka" – 7pm, Saturday 10 October
(UK, 1992, 96 min, PG)
Originally shot in 25 countries, on six continents, "Baraka" brought together a series of stunningly photographed scenes to capture what director Ron Fricke calls "a guided mediation on humanity." Tickets $8/$6.

(Feature image: "Into Great Silence")

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