MEKKO

Mekko

SCREENS ON THE 24TH MARCH AT 8:30 PM AT THE CIVIC THEATRE
REPEATS ON THE 25TH MARCH AT 8 PM AT NGĀ PURAPURA

Directed by Sterlin Harjo (Seminole Creek)
USA
2015

Mekko gets out of prison after 19 years. He has no home or family so he makes his way to Tulsa. He tries to connect with a cousin but she turns him away. With nowhere to go Mekko ends up sleeping on the streets. He is taken in by the homeless native community. At times jovial, there is a dark undercurrent to the community. He begins having issues with a man named Bill. Bill is pure evil. Convinced that this man is a witch, Mekko turns to the old teachings of his grandmother in order to rid the community of this ‘witch’. It’s a story of redemption, and hope. Mekko is in search of his home and the strength to forgive himself of his past.

 

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