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This Sunday on Frontseat, TV One 10.20pm

This Sunday on Frontseat, TV One 10.20pm

GREAT NEW ZEALAND ARGY-BARGY: What were the three great cultural turning points in New Zealand’s history? Russell Brown and Oliver Driver attempt to define them in a conversation sparked by the release of “Great New Zealand Argument”. Edited by Brown, it’s a tidy little collection of fascinating essays loosely grouped around the old “what is a New Zealander?” chestnut, first published on-line at Public Address (

DIGITAL ATTRACTION: For those wondering what the result of Mark Prebble’s on-line fundraising campaign ( was, Frontseat can show you. Mark’s digital feature ‘Futile Attraction’ has been finished thanks to donations from all over the world for the post-production segment of his budget. Jeremy Hansen attended the world premiere at the Paramount Theatre in Wellington this week, to find that the hard work really starts now. ALSO: We preview some of the local offerings in this year’s NZ International Film Festival.

SMALL STEPS: Acclaimed choreographer and dancer Malia Johnston has hit the road again with her dance piece ‘Miniatures’. This is the start of a hectic few months as she also presents ‘Terrain’ at the Christchurch Arts Festival and once again takes on the choreography of the World of WearableArts shows in Wellington. She tells Julie Hill why she’s confident about making a dance career in New Zealand.

WIGGING OUT: The second of NBR NZ Opera’s three productions is upon us, and Don Giovanni requires a lot of big hair. Wigmaker Annette Beaney reveals her passion for creating locks.

ALSO, ARTSVILLE THIS SATURDAY 2ND JULY: Painter and printmaker Stanley Palmer and composer Gareth Farr feature in TV One’s arts profile slot at 9.45pm this Saturday.

Best regards, The Frontseat Team TV One, Sunday Nights (repeated the following Sunday at 6.30am)

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