THURSDAY 22 MARCH
1:40 – 2:40 PM
Ngā Purapura

This programme of short films features a selection of largely animated films that explore language, culture, youth and environmental issues.

Ngā Kākano Shorts
SUN & THE GREAT FROG

Joseph Erb
Cherokee

A Cherokee Eclipse Story in the Cherokee Language.

Ngā Kākano Shorts
POSSUM

Dave Whitehead
Ngāti Porou, Ngāti Kahungunu

Possum is a tale of two young brothers who meet the ultimate test when they venture into the woods, hunting a notorious possum named Scar.

Ngā Kākano Shorts
SHIRTNAMI

Colton Williers 
Cree, Blackfoot

A Shirtnami takes over a town, only to be conquered by Skateboarding Pants.

Ngā Kākano Shorts
SHAMAN

Echo Henoche
Inuk

Shaman, tells the legend of a polar bear that transformed into an iconic mountain in the community of Nain, Labrador.

Ngā Kākano Shorts
THE MOUNTAIN OF SGAANA

Christopher Auchter
Haida Gwaii

This film entwines traditional animation with formal elements of Haida art, which are brought to life by a rich, evocative palette and stylized effects.

Ngā Kākano Shorts
SOCK MESS MONSTER

Nikau Wi Neera
Ngāti Toa Rangatira

Years on from the Socktober Revolution, two Socks face an old enemy.

Ngā Kākano Shorts
UKTENA & THUNDER

Joseph Erb
Cherokee

This story is a very old Cherokee story. Long ago, two boys feed a small starving snake. It grows up to be a large Uktena that fights Thunder.

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