Yellow Roses

Paula Jones | Short Drama
New Zealand| 2018 | 16 min
International Premiere

Saturday 26 October, 2019 | 6:15pm
Top End Wedding
TIFF Bell Lightbox, Cinema 2

Thursday, October 24, 2019 | 11:00am
Open Captioned: Top End Wedding
TIFF Bell Lightbox, Cinema 3

In response to missing her husband and dance partner of 50 years, an elderly woman hires a younger male sex worker to be her companion. A touching story of loneliness, friendship, and unconditional love.


Paula Jones (Te Aitanga a Mahaki, Whakatohea, Ngati Porou) is a New Zealand based filmmaker and the director of Whitiora Production Ltd. She has worked in television production for over 20 years. Her film directorial debut was with her film Mere (2017) which is one of eight vignettes in the Internationally acclaimed anthology feature film Waru (2017).