Kōrero: Arts funding and support

Angel mine, 1978

Low-budget film Angel mine, one of the first to be funded by the Film Commission, was simultaneously odd and suburban. Morals campaigner Patricia Bartlett and her group, the Society for Promotion of Community Standards, were outraged that government funding had helped director David Blyth make the film, and the film censor gave it an R18 rating.

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Reference: Angel mine. Producer, writer, director, David Blyth; director, Warren Sellers. ILA Film productions, 1978.

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Martin Durrant, 'Arts funding and support - Government’s developing role', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/video/42988/angel-mine-1978 (accessed 13 November 2019)

Story by Martin Durrant, published 22 Oct 2014