MFF2020 SPECIAL EVENTS

Pōwhiri

The pōwhiri and formal welcome to manuwhiri tūārangi and official guests of MFF2020 will take place at Raukawa Marae. Guests who are unfamiliar with the marae protocols will be informed about the necessary procedures prior to the welcome. The formal welcome will be conducted entirely in the Māori language. Our rangatahi will assist with interpreting […]

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Raukawa Marae, 90 Mill Road
Ōtaki, 5512 New Zealand
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Māoriland Keynote Address

The Māoriland Keynote address is a personal and historical perspective given by a prominent Māori Filmmaker. It is presented at the unique whare karakia that is the Rangiatea Church. Past keynote speakers were: Tainui Stephens, Lawrence Makaore, Larry Parr, Julian and Mabelle Dennison, Rawiri Paratene, and Hepiri and Awatea Mita. BOOK TICKETS

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$6
Rangiātea Church, 33 Te Rauparaha St
Ōtaki, 5512 New Zealand
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Opening Night Film: The Legend of Baron To’a

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Dod6OhCYKo Every legend has a legacy... When his late father’s priceless championship belt is stolen by a ruthless gang, a displaced Tongan man must reconnect with his father’s legacy to defeat the barbaric gang kingpin and get the title back. Year: 2020Running time: 1 hour 43 minutesDirector: Kiel McNaughtonLanguage: EnglishNation: Tonga, Māori BOOK TICKETS Opening […]

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$6
Ngā Purapura, 145 Tasman Road
Otaki, 5512 New Zealand
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Through Our Lens

Year: 2020 Nation: Māori, Sámi, Amis, Kasavakan BOOK TICKETS Through Our Lens is a film leadership and collaboration initiative created by Māoriland Charitable Trust to grow the film skills and networks between Māori and other young Indigenous filmmakers. In two-day filmmaking workshops designed and led entirely by young Māori filmmakers (14-24) short films are created […]

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$6
The Civic Theatre, Main St
Ōtaki, 6015 New Zealand
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NATIVE Slam V

The premiere of the 5th Māoriland NATIVE SLAM. In just 72 hours before the start of this year's Māoriland Film Festival, four teams of international Indigenous filmmakers have created bold new works. Come see the proof that when passion, skill and a willingness to collaborate are combined: magic happens! book tickets

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$6
Ngā Purapura, 145 Tasman Road
Otaki, 5512 New Zealand
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Māoriland Red Carpet Party (18+)

Dress to impress for the Māoriland Red Carpet Party with special top‑secret international guests! It’s an opportunity to celebrate our filmmakers when we award the people’s choice for MFF2020 - as decided by you, our audience. PRIZES FOR RED CARPET ATTENDEES! • Best Regalia • Best Frock • Best Suit • Most Sequins • Best […]

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$30
Māoriland Hub, 68 Main Street
Ōtaki, Kāpiti Coast New Zealand
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