MĀORILAND RANGATAHI FILM FESTIVAL

The Māoriland Rangatahi Film Festival (MRFF) is an opportunity for young people to watch Indigenous films from around the world that will excite, educate and inspire them.

The MRFF has been programme by Ngā Pakiaka, a committee of young Māori filmmakers from around Aotearoa.

Access to the MRFF is reserved for schools and school-age young people only. Teachers are encouraged to bring student groups to the Māoriland Rangatahi Film Festival as an opportunity to explore a wide range of films that share strong historical, environmental and cultural themes.

MĀORILAND RANGATAHI FILM FESTIVAL
2018 PROGRAMME

WEDNESDAY 21 MARCH

11:15 AM – 12:30 PM AT RAUKAWA MARAE

OPENING OF THE RANGATAHI FILM FESTIVAL

Following the pōwhiri for the 2018 Māoriland Film Festival, Ngā Pakiaka will officially open the second Māoriland Rangatahi Film Festival at Raukawa Marae.

1 – 3 PM AT THE MĀORILAND HUB

RANGATAHI WORKSHOP

During this session, the MRFF will hold a workshop for Rangatahi interested in the art of filmmaking. Details of this workshop and how to sign-up will be released soon.

Please contact Rangatahi co-ordinator, Madeleine de Young to register your interest on [email protected]

THURSDAY 22 MARCH

9:30 – 11:30 am at Ngā Purapura

E Tū Whānau Rangatahi Film Awards

The E Tū Whānau Rangatahi Film Awards are a celebration of rangatahi made films. Entries to the awards will be screened during this session.

For more information and to enter this years E Tū Whānau Rangatahi Film Awards, click here. 

11:45 am – 1:20 pm at Ngā Purapura

KAYAK TO KLEMTU

Zoe Hopkins
Mohawk – Canada
2017

Zoe Hopkins’ (Mohawk) first feature film tells the story of 14 year old Ella. After her uncle, a prominent Kitasoo/Xai’Xais activist passes away, Ella makes it her mission to take his ashes home to Klemtu and to stand against a proposed pipeline that would bring oil tankers through their beloved homeland waters.

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1:40 – 2:40 PM at Ngā Purapura

Ngā Kākano Shorts

A selection of largely animated short films from around the world. 
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FRIDAY 23 MARCH

9:30 – 11:30 am at Ngā Purapura

Ngā Pekapeka Shorts

This shorts programme features films for older youth from around the world. Recommended for rangatahi aged 13 and up. 
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11:45 am – 1:15 pm at Ngā Purapura

Through Our Lens

In 2017, Māoriland took 14 rangatahi filmmakers to the Pacific to work with their peers in each Island nation. Over 5 weeks, 9 films were made in the nations of Samoa, Hawai’i, Rarotonga and Tahiti.

This screening will be the international premiere of this exciting project. 
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1:30 – 2:45 pm at Ngā Purapura

Ngā Tōtara Shorts

This shorts programme features films for rangatahi of all ages from around the world. 
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TICKETING

Tickets to the Māoriland Rangatahi Film Festival are $2 per student per session or $5 to attend a full day of Māoriland Rangatahi Film Festival screenings.

To purchase tickets, please contact Madeleine de Young by email at [email protected] or visit the Māoriland Hub, 68 Main Street, Ōtaki.

ENQUIRIES

For more information about the Māoriland Rangatahi Film Festival, contact Rangatahi Co-ordinator, Madeleine de Young by email at [email protected]

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