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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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Behind The Scenes (Day 2): ‘Transgender’

Director: Melissa Fergusson

DOP: Tim Butler-Jones

1st AD/Sound Tech: Rob Ipsen

Art Department: Lina M Cruz

Makeup Artist: Christina Matthews

Transgender: Lee ah yen Faatoia

Queen 1: Dominique De Coco

Queen 2: Lilly Henry

Beautician: Rebecca Parr

Sex Worker: Morgan Bradley

Barman: Baz Te Hira

Bar patrons: Laura Ehlen-Wilson, Alfred Henry, Rebecca Parr, Lina M Cruz, Melissa Fergusson, John Blackman, Christina Matthews, Brendan Appleby

   
    
    
    
    
    
    
 

Production Meeting (2): ‘Transgender’

Director: Melissa Fergusson

DOP: Tim Butler-Jones

1st AD/Sound Tech: Rob Ipsen

Transgender: Lee ah yen Faatoia

Beautician: Rebecca Parr

Sex Worker: Morgan Bradley

John: John Blackman

Queen 1: Dominique De Coco

Makeup Artist: Christina Matthews

   
    
    
    
    
 

Cast For ‘Transgender’

Director: Melissa Fergusson

DOP: Tim Butler-Jones

1st AD: Rob Ipsen

Art Department: Lina Cruz

Transgender: Lee ah yen Faatoia

Barman: Baz Te Hira

Sex Worker: Morgan Bradley

Queen 1: Dominique De Coco

Queen 2: Amy Brosnahan

Beautician: Rebecca Parr

John: John Blackman