Celia (2018)

  • Documentary
  • 1h 40m

Celia Lashlie was a fearless, impassioned and charismatic advocate for the at-risk and vulnerable.

In this documentary, she lays it all out in an honest and heartfelt way that inspires us all to make a difference in our own lives and to the communities that surround us.

The film’s director and producer, former TV current affairs journalist Amanda Millar followed Lashlie’s career over 15 years and captured the crusader as she confronted bureaucracy and challenged the establishment.

When Lashlie received a terminal cancer diagnosis in late 2014, she invited Millar to film the final year of her life so that her uncompleted work could continue after her death. The end came much sooner than expected. Celia Lashlie’s final interview, filmed just two days before she died, provides the heart of this inspiring portrait.

Director

Amanda Millar

Language(s)

English

You may also like

Whale Rider
  • Drama, Family
  • 1h 41m
Boy
  • Comedy, Drama
  • 1h 30m
An Angel At My Table
  • Drama, Biography
  • 2h 34m
Came a Hot Friday
  • Comedy
  • 1h 45m
The Heart Dances
  • Documentary
  • 1h 38m
She Shears
  • Documentary
  • 1h 19m
Herbs Songs of Freedom
  • Documentary
  • 1h 31m
We're Here to Help
  • Drama
  • 1h 25m
Vigil
  • Drama
  • 1h 30m
Utu Redux
  • Action, Adventure
  • 1h 47m
Topless Women Talk About Their Lives
  • Comedy, Drama
  • 1h 30m
The Quiet Earth
  • Science Fiction, Drama
  • 1h 31m
The Price of Milk
  • Comedy, Drama
  • 1h 27m
The Navigator - A Medieval Odyssey
  • Fantasy, Adventure
  • 1h 30m
The Dead Lands
  • Action, Adventure
  • 1h 48m
The Dark Horse
  • Drama, Biography
  • 2h 4m
Stickmen
  • Comedy, Drama
  • 1h 34m
Smash Palace
  • Action, Drama
  • 1h 48m
Sleeping Dogs
  • Action, Drama
  • 1h 47m
My Wedding and Other Secrets
  • Comedy
  • 1h 28m
In My Father's Den
  • Drama, Mystery
  • 2h 7m
Illustrious Energy
  • Drama
  • 1h 30m
Goodbye Pork Pie
  • Action, Adventure
  • 1h 30m
The Catch
  • Comedy, Drama
  • 1h 25m
What We Do in the Shadows
  • Comedy
  • 1h 26m
No Ordinary Sheila
  • Documentary
  • 1h 38m
Show of Hands
  • Comedy, Drama
  • 1h 39m
Mosley
  • Animation, Adventure
  • 1h 36m
Beyond the Edge
  • Drama
  • 1h 31m
For My Father's Kingdom
  • Documentary
  • 1h 37m
Hunt for the Wilderpeople
  • Action, Adventure
  • 1h 37m
The Chills: The Triumph and Tragedy of Martin Philipps
  • Documentary
  • 1h 35m
Come to Daddy
  • Comedy, Thriller
  • 1h 34m
Pecking Order
  • Documentary, NZ Title
  • 1h 28m
Yellow is Forbidden
  • Documentary
  • 1h 32m
Vai
  • Drama, NZ Title
  • 1h 30m
Hillary: Ocean to Sky
  • Documentary
  • 1h 46m
Vermilion
  • Drama
  • 1h 32m
Dan Carter: A Perfect 10
  • Documentary
  • 1h 30m
Old Dog
  • Documentary, NZ Title
  • 1h 6m
Waru
  • Drama, NZ Title
  • 1h 26m