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Exclusive Indie Game: The Movie screening - Fri 18 May

From: sknightly
Sent on: Friday, May 11, 2012 10:22 AM

INDIE GAME: THE MOVIE is an award-winning documentary about the drama of completing a video game.  Featuring the makers of indie hits such as Braid, Fez and Super Meat Boy.

The first screening outside of the USA is happening in Auckland next Friday 18 May at The Academy cinema, Auckland Central.  The Bar opens at 8pm with the film at 9pm.

Tickets are just $10.  Only 80 tickets are left, and you can purchase them here:

When: 8pm Friday 18 May

Where: Academy cinema, underneath Auckland Central Library, 44 Lorne St

How much: $10 via


The film, directed by James Swirsky and Lisanne Pajot, looks at the underdogs of the video game industry, indie game developers, who sacrifice money, health and sanity to realize their lifelong dreams of sharing their creative visions with the world. This Sundance Film Festival award-winning film captures the tension and drama by focusing on these artists’ vulnerability and obsessive quest to express themselves through a 21st-century art form.

BOUGHT TO YOU BY The New Zealand Game Developers Association. This is event is open to the public, and comes on the eve of the NZGDA Conference (which is unfortunately sold out).

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