Night Shift

About

2013 Jury Award--SILVER MEDAL

2013 Jury Citation--BEST ACTRESS

An airport cleaner gleans the means for her survival from what others leave behind.

Screens with

2013 Program

Year

2012

Country

New Zealand

Genre

Narrarive

Runtime

15 min

Credits

Director

Zia Mandviwalla

Artist Bio

A Zoroastrian Indian by birth, Zia Mandviwalla immigrated to New Zealand in 1996. Mandviwalla’s work has traveled to film festivals worldwide and won a host of awards. In 2008, she spent four months in India working alongside Nandita Das on Das’s award-winning, multilingual directorial debut, Firaaq. In 2009, Mandviwalla was the recipient of New Zealand’s SPADA New Filmmaker of the Year Award. Night Shift is her fourth short film, and has been screened at numerous festivals worldwide. The film was in competition at Cannes in 2012, and was the winner of the Hong Kong International Film Festival Firebird Award in 2013.