World Premiere, Thursday August 3, Wellington


Hugh Macdonald's latest film, No Ordinary Sheila, will premiere in Wellington on August 3 and then
be shown in all other Film Festival centres.

Sheila Natusch is no ordinary

writer, illustrator, historian, naturalist, sailor, cyclist, mountain woman


She's also a strong character, with a warm and witty personality, who makes light of her many successes and setbacks over a long career of telling New Zealand stories in words and drawings, and getting out in the mountains and on the sea to experience the exhilaration of the 'wild life' to the full. READ MORE ...

See the film at the Festival



August 03, 6:15 pm, Soundings Theatre, Te Papa

August 08, 1:00 pm, Paramount

August 09, 6:15 pm, Light House Petone

August 14, 6:15 pm, Embasssy Theatre

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August 04, 1:00 pm, ASB Waterfront Theatre

August 05, 1:00 pm, ASB Waterfront Theatre

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11 August, 1:30 pm, Isaac Theatre Royal

12 August, 1:00 pm, Isaac Theatree Royal

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17 August, 10:30 am, Regent Theatre

19 August, 1:15 pm, Regent Theatre

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Gore, Hamilton, Hawke's Bay, Masterton, Nelson, New Plymouth,

Palmerston North, Tauranga, Timaru. See details.


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