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MRFF | Through Our Lens
March 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmSpecial ticketing
Through Our Lens is a Māoriland film leadership kaupapa that connects Indigenous youth around the world through peer-led filmmaking workshops.
The first Through Our Lens took place in 2017. In 2018 TOLII took 4 rangatahi filmmakers to Rarotonga and Aitutaki to work with their peers. This is the world premiere of the five films made in the Cook Islands.
Q & A to follow.
TOLII will continue in 2019.
After discovering a map in the school library two students go on a hunt for treasure in Aitutaki but what will they find?
The retelling of the Aitutaki legend of Hikaroa and Otaua and how their love story began by passing notes in class.
Rock, Paper, Scissors, Miracle?
How hard is it to win a game of rock, paper, scissors? Impossible when you’re playing the island’s champion Ta’i – until a miracle falls from the sky.
After she was beaten by a group of bullies, Kaea finds someone who is willing to teach her to defend herself.
Who We Are
A young boy dreams of learning his culture, while his disapproving mother tries her hardest to stop him.
About the MRFF
The MRFF introduces school age rangatahi (youth) to the world of Indigenous cinema. It is curated by Ngā Pakiaka, a group of young filmmakers from around Aotearoa.
Rangatahi who attend the MRFF will engage with current issues and youth perspectives that will challenge and inspire.
Tickets to screenings are only $2 per student or $5 per student per day. Tickets are available online at www.iticket.co.nz or at the Māoriland Hub.
General admission to MRFF screenings for non-school groups is $6 per screening.
Enquiries should be directed to Rangatahi Manager – Madeleine de Young [email protected]
- March 22
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
- Special ticketing
- Event Categories:
- Māoriland Film Festival, Māoriland Rangatahi Film Festival
- Event Tags:
- mrff, through our lens
- Māoriland Film Festival
- Ngā Purapura
145 Tasman Road
Otaki, 5512 New Zealand + Google Map