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

Photographer: Peter Jennings



‘Whore’ Films World Premiere Announced

Charlatan clinic is pleased to announce the world premiere of all 6 Whore films: ‘Underage Sex Worker’, ‘Married Woman’, ‘Illegal Migrant’, ‘Rent Boy’, ‘Transgender’ and ‘Refugee’ to be screened at Thievery Studio on the 8 April, 2016. 

The ‘Whore’ project was initially a theatre work performed nationally throughout 2014. All six monologues were then devised to screen by Melissa Fergusson and mentored by writer, Donna Banicevich-Gera.


The core cast for ‘Whore’ Films being Geraldine Creff (‘Underage Sex Worker’, ‘Illegal Migrant’), Rebecca Parr (‘Married Woman’, ‘Refugee) and Lee ah yen Faatoia (‘Transgender’, ‘Rent Boy). Each short film runs for 12 minutes and delivers a snapshot of each street sex worker based on true life experiences in Karangahape Road, Auckland.


Sponsors kindly supporting this event: Roccabella Jewellery, Thievery Studio, Topic Rentals, Paper Bag Princess, Drag Queens: Buckwheat & Tess Tickle, Splice, Four Eyes Media NZ, LYC, Clash Boutique, LEW Performance, Stolen Rum and Foxes Island Wines.

Behind The Scenes: ‘Refugee’ (Day 2)

Director: Melissa Fergusson

DOP: Tim Butler-Jones

1st AD/Sound Tech: Rob Ipsen

Location Manager: John Blackman

Hair Designer: Jordan Camilleri

MUA: Angela Crumpe

Refugee: Rebecca Parr

Foreigner: John Blackman

Dealer: Baz Te Hira

John: Rhys Collier

Stylist: Melissa Fergusson


Production Meeting: ‘Married Woman’

Director/Writer: Melissa Fergusson

1st AD: Rob Ipsen

MUA: Angela Crumpe

Married Woman: Rebecca Parr

Husband: Baz Te Hira

Shop Assistant: Natasha Ross

Stranger: James Crompton

Transgender: Dominique DeCoco

John: Lee ah yen Faatoia


Rehearsals: ‘Married Woman’

Director: Melissa Fergusson

Married Woman: Rebecca Parr

Shop Assistant: Natasha Ross

Husband: Baz Te Hira