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The Man Outside

Abandoned by the law, a woman’s flatmates struggle to protect her from a relentless stalker.

After a number of disturbing incidents, a young woman realises that her ex-boyfriend is stalking her. As the encounters escalate, she asks the police for help. But when they are unable to, due to the lack of stalking laws in Aotearoa, she and her flatmates become the protagonists of a real-life thriller.

About the Filmmakers

Director: Liv McClymont

Liv is a vibrant, feminine Director who uses film to create societal change. She thrives on high-concept filmmaking that brings out the theatrical or surreal. Her debut documentary, “I Stand For Consent”, garnered hundreds of thousands of views worldwide, sparking meaningful conversations about sexual consent. Liv’s aim as a filmmaker is to make audiences feel something – and not always warm fuzzies.

Producer: Jessica Todd

Jessica is an emerging independent producer based in Ōtautahi Christchurch. She’s worked in the media industry in both Aotearoa and the UK for the last 10 years. In 2023 she produced the short documentary ‘I Stand For Consent’ funded as part of Someday Stories 7, becoming the most-watched film of the series. She’s a creative at heart and thrives on the challenge of getting important stories in front of an audience.