walk a mile

Walk a Mile

Grumpy old Russ lives next door to a noisy family, whom he hates. All he wants is peace and quiet and not have to care about anyone. But when something happens to his neighbours, he realises he does care.

Director Bio

Judith, a writer and director from Waikanae, New Zealand is the proud mother of three lovely boys. She has dedicated her life to Social Justice roles and helping communities throughout New Zealand. After completing a Masters in Screenwriting, she was accepted into the Show me Shorts Film lab in 2018 and has gone on to write scripts for film and theatre. This short film Walk a Mile is her writing and directing debut.


  • Directed by:Judith Cowley
  • Written by:Judith Cowley
  • Produced by:Sarah Anne Dudley
  • Runtime:15 mins
  • Completion Date:March 31, 2019
  • Country of Origin:New Zealand
  • Country of Filming:New Zealand
  • Category:International Live-Action
  • Selection:Programme 13
  • Screening Time / Venue:Sat AUG 15
    10AM - 10PM ONLINE
  • Links: Facebook

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