unicef-nz-logoSleeping Rough: Penthouse Cinema

If you live in Wellington don’t miss this upcoming event at the iconic Penthouse Cinema!

UNICEF New Zealand and Film for Change Aotearoa are proud to present a series of films about child rights in New Zealand.

The Paramount Cinema will host this collection of short films that explore the impact of child poverty from every angle.

Film for Change Aotearoa has produced a series of two-minutes videos around the Wellington region that show the impact of poverty on children and families.

The filmmakers and several voices from the films will be in attendance for a live Q&A.

The evening also marks the world premiere of Sleeping Rough, a 14-minute documentary short about homelessness in New Zealand.

The film was directed by filmmakers Tashima Richter, Caroline Goes and Joyce Chen, and shines a light on New Zealand’s growing homelessness problem.

Entry is FREE and open to all ages. Some of the films contain coarse langauge and strong themes, therefore parental guidance is advised. Seats are strictly limited.