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Frontseat, Sunday 27th February, 10.25pm TV One

Thu, 24 Feb 2005

Frontseat, Sunday 27th February, 10.25pm TV One

Two Cars, One Night: Taika Waititi's multi award-winning short film is one of the five nominees for Live Action Short Film in the 77th Annual Academy Awards. Watch the sweet story of blossoming love in a pub carpark in full on this episode of Frontseat, before the Oscars screen on Monday 28th NZT. Find out more at

(Wellingtonians! The Embassy Theatre will be screening the Oscars live on Monday 28th for just $10 from 11.30am, co-hosted by our producer Gemma.)

Cultural Capital or Developer's Paradise?: Two popular artists' communities have recently met their demise in the Capital - including the one that nurtured the production team behind "Two Cars, One Night". Jeremy Hansen attends the wake and tours the city's new, unnamed Wellington arts centre. Mayor Kerry Prendergast discusses how she's going to keep the Capital "creative" in the face of continuing economic growth.

Grayson Perry: Oliver Driver meets the 2003 Turner Prize-winner who's in town for Auckland Art Gallery's "Mixed Up Childhood" exhibition as part of AK05. He does a fascinating line in social storytelling through ceramics, drawing and embroidery. Find out more at

PLUS: We're on the warpath against ugly buildings. To help us with our investigations, we'd love you to email or post us photographs of ugly buildings in your neighbourhood, and we may give you a prize in return.

Email 'em to

or post to: "Ugly Buildings" PO Box 6185 Te Aro Wellington.

Be watching on Sunday 6th March for this gripping story of visual brutality.

Best regards,

The Frontseat Team TV One, Sundays at 10.30pmish


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