Annie Goldson

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An Island Calling - The Brutal Killing of a Prominent Gay Couple in Fiji
On July 1, 2001, John Scott and his partner Greg Scrivener were killed in their home in Suva Fiji. John, from an old European-Fiji family and educated in New Zealand, was the Director-General of the Fiji Red Cross and worked…
Elgar's Enigma: Biography of a Concerto - A Story of Music, War & Heartbreak
Near the end of his life, the renowned English composer Elgar composed some of the greatest music of his career. This film examines the idea that Elgar's deeply emotional Cello Concerto in Em was provoked by memories of his first…
Punitive Damage - The Story of A Death in East Timor & the Power of A Mother’s Grief
Kamal Bamadhaj, a 20-year-old New Zealander and student activist was shot dead during the Dili massacre in East Timor in 1991 by the Indonesian military that had occupied the small former Portuguese colony since 1975. Over 270 young Timorese were…
He Toki Huna: New Zealand in Afghanistan - Exploring NZ's Longest & Most Secretive War
He Toki Huna (title taken from Maori proverb, 'the hidden adze cuts the most sharply') explores Aotearoa New Zealand's longest military involvement -- the country's engagement in the war in Afghanistan. The documentary also provides context to some of Afghanistan's…
Pacific Solution: From Afghanistan to Aotearoa
This documentary looks at the daily lives of a number of Afghan boys from the MV Tampa, now living in Mangere, Auckland. Shot in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iran, Nauru and New Zealand, it traces the circumstances that led to their arrival…
Seeing Red - The Story of New Zealand Filmmaker Cecil Holmes
Cecil Holmes was a young talented New Zealander, born in Palmerston North, who became caught up in New Zealand's own "red scare". Having seen service - he had had a "good war" - Holmes returned to Wellington, his eyes opened…
Georgie Girl - The First Transgender Woman to be Elected as a Member of Parliament in the World
Georgina Beyer is a transgender woman and former sex-worker who was elected to the New Zealand Government by a largely white, rural electorate. GEORGIE GIRL traces Georgina Beyer's colorful path -- her rural past, born as George and raised on…