Propaganda: Open For Lunch

This week, The House of Waiwera is showcasing documentaries with a focus on legendary stories in rugby, to serve as a source of inspiration for future achievements and reminder of human accomplishment. And there's no entry fee!

The House of Waiwera, at 285 Parnell Road, has been converted into a living indoor rugby field for the occasion, to maximise the viewing experience.

If you're in the Parnell area, make sure you come in and watch!

All documentaries commence at 12pm.

Monday, August the 8th
Rugby Nomad

Directed by Ross Killeen
A documentary following Luke O'Callaghan, an Irish rugby player who attempts to qualify for the Rugby World Cup with his adopted home country, Kazakhstan.
Duration: 52 minutes

Tuesday, August the 9th
Stealing Rugby

Directed by David Salter
Documents the secret battle for control of Rugby Union by the Packer and Murdoch empires over the course of the 1995 Rugby World Cup in Johannesburg. Includes interviews with Sean Fitzpatrick and other major players, at a time when backstage turmoil could have ended rugby as we know it.
Duration: 55 minutes

Wednesday, August the 10th

Directed by Henry Alex Rubin and Dana Adam Shapiro
In 1994, the US quad rugby team was in training for the Paralympic games. Playing full-contact rugby on wheelchairs, this film follows their story in overcoming huge obstacles. Winner of the audience award at the 2005 Sundance Film Festival.
Duration: 85 minutes

Thursday, August the 11th
Rugby Nomad (repeat screening)
Duration: 52 minutes

Friday, August the 12th
Stealing Rugby (repeat screening)
Duration: 55 minutes