NZIFF 2018 OFFICIAL SELECTION
Graeme Tuckett, Stuff review 4/5 Stars: “Millar’s film is timely, clear-eyed and necessary. Celia should be compulsory viewing for anyone who works in education, social services, incarceration or corrections in New Zealand. It is also an undeniably engrossing, entertaining and often surprisingly funny watch.”
RAGLAN MOVIES at the OLD SCHOOL, 5 Stewart Street, Raglan
CELIA 100 mins (Documentary – exempt)
Encore screening by request
Sunday 5 May 7.30pm
Book online: raglanmovies.nz, call into the Old School office Mon-Fri 10am to 2pm.
Door sales from 30 mins before session times.
Licensed bar & homemade snacks on sale at all screenings.
Adults $15, Concession $12, RCAC Members $12, Children $8.
The reduced concession rate is for $12 concession (student, seniors or CS cards).
Directed by award-winning current affairs journalist Amanda Millar, this documentary celebrates the life of equality advocate Celia Lashlie. The first female prison officer in a male prison in New Zealand, Lashlie fought to get people the tools for making responsible decisions, from female prisoners to fatherless boys to impoverished children.Lashlie had a particular focus on empowering mothers. The documentary was filmed over the last months of her life, following a diagnosis of terminal cancer.
Celia premiered at the 2018 New Zealand International Film Festival.
DIRECTOR/PRODUCER Amanda Millar
EXECUTIVE PRODUCER Garry Robertson
PHOTOGRAPHY Belinda Walshe, David Paul
EDITOR Lala Rolls
MUSIC Naia Alkhouri, Michel Alkhouri
WITH Celia Lashlie, Salvatore ‘Salvi’ Gargiulo, Gabe Quirke, Rebekah Henderson, Heather Main, Adele Bull
Documentary | 100 mins Exempt | NZ