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13 Ways of Looking at a Blackbird

This documentary, filmed in 2011, offers the first extended view inside the community of writers based around the International Institute of Modern Letters and Victoria University Press. Featuring leading figures such Bill Manhire, Fergus Barrowman, Elizabeth Knox, Damien Wilkins and Ken Duncum, the film explores the teaching of creative writing and profiles some of the newer generation of writers, including Eleanor Catton, Pip Adam, Tina Makereti and Lawrence Patchett. A fascinating look at the writing, teaching, publishing activities of one of our most influential creative centres and the variety of voices it supports. This film was supported by the Research Office, Victoria University of Wellington. Tickets $10 on sale now

1hr 40mins long

Tina Makereti
Richard Riddiford
Pip Adam
Lawrence Patchett
Ken Duncum
Fergus Barrowman
Elizabeth Knox
Eleanor Catton
Damien Wilkins
Bill Manhire