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Episode 5 of local web series NZ Idle

Episode 5 of local web series NZ Idle

NZ IDLE | Episode 5 | Employability and Attitude.

BAM and Able find themselves having to role-play at a benefit reforms discussion. Who will be case manager? Who will be client?

Today we release episode five of the local web series NZ Idle: Friends
with Unemployment Benefits.

Watch it here: http://youtu.be/qXZkcSPgSRs

Episodes 1-5: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLv9FYkVwIIKCcT6BOHVBM6u7Osq2ClTvK

NZ Idle is a 6 part web series made in Wellington by the Poor Sailors Arts Collective.

NZ Idle aims to reprise the character of the kiwi battler/dag, someone both Good and Keen, and recast them as, BAM, a creative type on the dole in 2013. A fairly natural fit don't you reckon?

Together we'll explore that age-old three-way: oneself, one's kindly social welfare case-manager, and the reform-bent middle-manager who, due to misplaced jealousy and a thinly veiled distaste for beneficiaries, is determined to thwart one's every move towards artistic self-actualisation. In this case: BAM, Jacqui , and Mr Able Twerk.

All the episodes can be viewed at www.nzidle.com.

Episode 6 will be released on Thursday.


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