Per Person Day Pass/$5 Day Pass for Kaumatua & Children)
BRUNCH FOR FILM MAKERS
10.00 am Sunday 6 June // Kahungunu Marae, Nuhaka, Wairoa
us for a relaxed brunch with our guest film makers and other manuhiri
($10 per person).
FINDING OUR TALK NEW ZEALAND
11.00 am Sunday 6 June // Kahungunu Marae, Nuhaka, Wairoa
Maori people are a nation that celebrates their history, language
and culture. But Maori language wasn’t always a daily part
of life. Over thirty years
ago, Maori elders and advocates took action against the impending
loss of the Maori way of life.
KA HAKU AU
(2009 NZ 52 mins Producer Maramena
11.30 am Sunday 6 June // Kahungunu Marae, Nuhaka, Wairoa
Story of Kohine Whakarua, song writer extraordinaire. In Te Reo
Maori with subtitles.
THIS WAY OF LIFE
(2009 NZ, 85 mins Directors
Tom Burstyn & Barbara Sumner Burstyn)
1.00 pm Sunday 6 June // Kahungunu Marae, Nuhaka, Wairoa
A long documentary about a poor yet loving young
family – Mum, Dad and six young children eight years and under
who live in rural Hawkes Bay near Omahu and the Ruahine Ranges. Dad, Peter Ottley-Karena
hunts and raises horses. Mum
is expecting their 7th child and the family is struggling to cope
with being evicted by Peter’s step-father
from the Karena family home. The documentary has to do with
how family bonds are strengthened despite the conflict.. Peter
feels that love of family and children takes priority.
pm AFTERNOON TEA)
NO PETROL, NO DIESEL
(2009 NZ 104 mins Director Stefen
2.45 pm Sunday 6 June // Kahungunu Marae, Nuhaka, Wairoa
‘good, hard working people’ of Temuka take on Overseas International
Liquids, aka Big Oil, in Stef Harris’ genial new small-town comedy.
With Jim Moriarty, Helen Pearse-Otene, Mark Hadlow and David McPhail.
Oscar Devlin and his whanau must fight the petrol company to keep
their home town alive. NORTH ISLAND
INVERCARGILL SHORT FILM PROGRAMME
4.30 pm Sunday 6 June // Kahungunu Marae, Nuhaka, Wairoa
independently produced short films from Invercargill highlighted
the unique creativity and talent flourishing at the tip of Aotearoa:
NZ 20 mins Director/Writer Brent Roderick)
Jade Gillies introduces this independent thriller film from Invercargill.
When a thread frays, it eventually breaks. Life is fragile.
TUAKANA MY BROTHERS
NZ 40 mins Director/Writer Matt Inns)
Zealand, 1846... when a wounded Gabriel Connell, a Corporal of
the British Army, spares the life of an enemy Maori warrior, Te
Raukura, the pair become stranded together in the frozen aftermath
of a bloody skirmish. Able to find shelter for himself, Raukura
is faced with the decision of whether to save the life of his
DINNER FOR FILM MAKERS
5.30 pm Sunday 6 June // Kahungunu Marae, Nuhaka, Wairoa
will be available for our guest film makers and other manuhiri.
Please rsvp to book for dinner, or purchase a dinner ticket for
A GOOD DAY TO DIE: SPECIAL PREVIEW SCREENING
91 mins USA
Directors David Miller & Lynn
6.00 pm Sunday 6 June // Kahungunu Marae, Nuhaka, Wairoa
Indian movement (AIM) co-founder and leader Dennis Banks looks
back at his life and the actions that changed the lives of Native
PM BREAK / INTERMISSION)
ENCORE PRESENTATION: BOY
8.00 pm Sunday 6 June // Kahungunu Marae, Nuhaka, Wairoa
($10 ticket / $5 children and kaumatua, fundraiser for Kahungunu
KEHUA // 2009 NZ 13 min Director/Writer
On returning to his home for the first time, a boy discovers
he has a gift for seeing spirits – but he must gather his strength
to understand their messages.
NZ 87 min Director/Writer Taika Waititi Rated (M)
1984 on the East Coast. Boy is eleven years old and crazy about
Michael Jackson. His brother Rocky has magical powers and his
father Alamein is fresh out of prison.
(NB: Evening screening of “BOY” is not included in Day Pass,
but is included in Festival Pass)
Sponsored by Creative New Zealand Te Waka Toi and NZ Film Commission
by Te Taurima Whakaata Maori I Te Wairoa Inc & Maori+Native
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