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Kia ora Everyone

Starting today at BATS we have the return of Mel Johnston's fantastic documentary Confidence in Me. You can attend opening night tonight for free if you turn up with a rejection letter from Creative New Zealand! Limited amount available.

BATS also has a double pass for tonight to give away to you lovely email people - just be the first to reply to this email - what a deal!

Coming up next week is The Clan of the Puppet Ninja Sells Out with Uncle Stinky's Missing Shoes Redux Deluxe! Not to be missed..

Hit REPLY to BOOK NOW. Tell us how many tickets you would like to which show - you can pay when you attend the performance as we don't take credit card bookings. We will email to confirm your booking.

Love xxx BATS

Confidence In Me Season: Monday 7 - Saturday 12 July Time: 7pm Tickets: $10

Planning to apply to Creative New Zealand in the next funding round? Then take a break from your spreadsheet and your superlatives and come and see Mel Johnston's documentary Confidence in Me.

In July 2000, Mel followed comics Jo Randerson, Gentiane Lupi and Jonny Brugh, playwright Ryan McFadyen and poets Moira Wairama and Tony Hopkins (part of POART) through the process of applying to Creative New Zealand.

And she was with them again when they got their envelopes three months later. As director, producer and camera operator everyone was totally sick of her by then - but it was too late! Mel had what she needed to create the intimate, entertaining, eye-opening 52m film that captures this (creative) process.

Both depressing and absurd, Confidence in Me is the perfect complement to writing your CNZ proposal this July...

"Determinedly alternative in style to the prime time TV documentaries that spoon-feed us by telling us what we'll see, explaining what we're seeing then reminding us what we've seen, Confidence In Me asks its audience to concentrate as much as they would on a live theatre show..." National Business Review

"It was so funny..." The Package

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