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MIC Update: Short Fuse, Intersect, Tempo Festival


Hi all...this month we have another Short Fuse special. The recent DOC NZ, international documentary festival was on in Auckland, so we thought it apt to bring you a few local documentaries including 'Black & White' winner of Best Short Doco at the festival awards. Also recently staged in Auckland & Wellington were Mobile Phone Workshops, looking at ways of bringing short epic cinema to Mobile Phones. At Short Fuse this month we are gonna showcase the outcomes in all it's pixelated glory! Still on the film buzz, Homegrown,'Works on Film' is still touring the country. Please check the festival website for more details and lastly Tempo Festival of Dance hits Auckland throughout October, including 4 performances/ screenings at MIC @ Galatos.

1)Short Fuse, a night of short films with MC Bruce Hopkins
Thursday 28th September, 7pm, Galatos Mainroom
$8, $6 mic members


Black & White, Directed by Kirsty MacDonald
Moving documentary that interweaves the stories of intersex activist Mani Mitchell and acclaimed photographer Rebecca Swan, exploring their powerful creative collaboration

Sand Dancer, the Right Step, Directed by Valerie Reid
Focuses on the incredible sand drawings of one of
New Zealands most iconic artists, Peter Donnelly.

My Family By Sam, Directed by Rachel King
A Super 8 style family portrait of kids growing up in rural Australia

From Red Light to Right Respectable,
Directed by Kathy Moriarty
A look at K'Rd as it succumbs to the onslaught of bad building design & mainstream culture.

+ Mobile Phone Film Special
Featuring 12 Mini films created as part of recent workshops in Auckland & Wellington. On the big screen in full pixelated glory & direct to your blue tooth mobile phone.

2) Intersect, open decks for visuals & music
hosted by Wired Visuals &

Thursday 28th September 9pm.
Galatos Lounge. Free Entry

This months featured artist : Insole

3): Tempo Festival of Dance at Galatos

Tempo New Zealand Festival of Dance launches on 29th September. Featuring over 40 performances across 10 venues. Wow!
The Moving Image Centre is pleased to announce that four performances will be staged at Galatos as part of Tempo.
Beautiful City
Wed 11th & Thur 12th
Galatos Mainroom 7pm
$20 / $15 Concession

Classic Dance Music Videos
Friday 13th & Sat 14th October
Galatos Mainroom 11pm
$15 /$12 Concession

Private Dancer : Ms Fortuna
Wed 11th - Sat 14th October
Galatos Mainroom 9pm
$40 (R18)

The Naked Truth : Ms Fortuna
Friday 13th October
Galatos Mainroom 7pm
$25 (R 18)

For full programme details check

4) The Body 06, Festival of Dance & Physical Theatre
September 15th to October 1st ::
ATHLETES OF THE IMAGINATION is an extraordinary collection of short films, each armed with a tale to tell in its own unique choreographic style. This includes the world premiere of ‘Seismos’ (2006)­fresh from the editing suite­alongside the rare opportunity to view Good Company’s back catalogue spanning the past two years: Philip Carter Auditorium, Christchurch Art Gallery Wednesday 27th September, 4:00pm and 6:00pm $10 on the door or book through the Court Theatre 03 963 0870 (bf may apply)

Righto, over & out!


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