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Up Close & Raw: Whore Films

Friday, 15 July 2016

Press Release: charlatan clinic

 

Up Close & Raw: Whore Films

 

Charlatan clinic are proudly showcasing the first public screening of Whore Films at Capitol Cinema in Balmoral for two nights only, 20th and 21st July. All six short films:  ‘Underage Sex Worker’, ‘Married Woman’, ‘Illegal Migrant’, ‘Rent Boy’, ‘Transgender’ and ‘Refugee run in succession for one hour and delivers a snapshot of each street sex worker based on true life experiences in Karangahape Road, Auckland.

 

The ‘Whore’ project was initially a theatre work performed nationally throughout 2014. All six monologues were then adapted to screen by Melissa Fergusson and mentored by writer, Donna Banicevich-Gera. Whore Films were produced on lo-to-no budget filmmaking in 2015 and were made for ‘social change’ and to challenge public stigma.

 

Charlatan clinic is supported by LYC (Love Your Condom), Four Eyes Media NZ, Roccabella Jewellery, Clash Boutique, Paper Bag Princess, Splice & iTICKET.

 

Tickets available from https://www.iticket.co.nz/events/2016/jul/whore-films

Limited Door Sales $15 Student/Equity, $20 Adult

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Whore Films Premiere @ Thievery Studio, 8 April 2016: Media/VIP 

Photographer: Peter Jennings

   

    
    
    
    
 

Production Meeting: ‘Whore’ Films Premiere

Photographer: Peter Jennings

Creative Director: Melissa Fergusson

Drag Queen: Edward Cowley (Buckwheat)

Producer: Gaby Turner

Event Manager: Rob Ipsen

Art Director/Department: Lina M Cruz

   
    
    
    
    
    
   

charlatan clinic & Lot 23 Present ‘Illegal Migrant’ – World Premiere

charlatan clinic are pleased to announce the world premiere of the first (of six) WHORE films: ‘Illegal Migrant’ to be screened at Lot 23 studio on the 14 February, 2015.

“She hails from Brazil. Arrived in NZ on a tourist visa in the hope of finding love or a good job. Instead she resorts to sex work sleeping with both straight & bisexual men. She has one friend who she confides in; lives in fear of being deported.”

Sponsors kindly supporting this event: LYC (Love Your Condom), Splice, Paper Bag Princess, Four Eyes Media NZ, Lot 23 and many other creatives.

Venue: Lot 23, 23 Minnie Street, Eden Terrace from 6pm – 10pm
FREE screening every 30 minutes
Platters and wine available from 6pm

Charlatan clinic welcome donations via Indiegogo crowdfunding platform live from 20 January, 2015.

https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/whore-films

Taradale High School & #whoreontour

‘I loved Whore.’ – student

‘The Q&A was really helpful to learn more about the process.’ – Drama student

‘Whore was real, raw and insightful.’ – Teacher

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