Film Fatales
Carey McKenzie
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Carey read English at Cambridge and studied filmmaking at NYU graduate film program. As a screenwriter Carey received further training at the Binger Film Lab in Amsterdam. She has done residencies in Berlin with Nipkow Foundation and at Blue Mountain Centre and Millay Colony. Carey wrote and directed COLD HARBOUR (2014) a noir thriller in which a township cop takes on the Triad and police corruption in Cape Town. Tony Kgoroge (MANDELA) stars (and won Best Actor at Durban) with Fana Mokoena (WORLD WAR Z) Deon Lotz (BEAUTY) and Yu Nan (THE EXPENDABLES). COLD HARBOUR opened New York African Film Festival 2015 at Lincoln Center and screened in competition at Durban, Carthage, AFRIFF, PAFF LA and Film Fra Sor Norway as well as at Romafrica, FilmAfrika Cologne, Afrika FilmTage Bayreuth, Deutsches Filminstitut Frankfurt and around Spain. Released in South Africa by UIP; available on Film Doo and Netflix. ORIGINAL CHILD BOMB (2004) a feature documentary about the human cost of nuclear weapons, premiered at Tribeca, won the grand jury prize at Silverdocs and the Bologna Human Rights Nights. Other festival screenings included Seattle, Florida, Hawaii, Copenhagen, Geneva, Seoul, Belgrade, Hiroshima, MOMA and the Japan Society NYC. An associated short film, B IS FOR BOMB, won the Cannes 2006 Short Film Corner competition. Carey is represented in the UK by Elaine Steel.

Selected Works

  • Cold Harbour (Trailer)