Thursday 22 March
2 PM – 3:30 PM
The Civic Theatre
Sunday 25 March
10 AM – 11:30 AM
Ngā Purapura

Family comes in many shapes, but where there is love there is family. 

Whānau Shorts
FROM UP NORTH

Trudy Stewart
Cree – Canada
2017

Trudy Stewart shares her experience working for the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.

Whānau Shorts
GIRL WITH A FISH NECKLACE

Egil Pedersen
Language: Sámi
Sámi – Norway
2017

A young girl adores her late father. An accidental meeting triggers doubt in her love for her father.

Whānau Shorts
JACKRABBIT

Jesse Littlebird
Laguna and Kewa Pueblos – USA
2017

An Indigenous boy running away from his abusive home encounters his distanced Uncle and shares a reconnection with his culture.

Whānau Shorts
NOBODY’S CHILD

CJ Friday
Kalkadoon – 
Australia
2017

A spirited child searches for the identity of her father and comes face-to-face with the imminent loss of her sister.

Whānau Shorts
POSSUM

Dave Whitehead
Ngāti Kahungunu, Ngāti Porou – Aotearoa
2017

Two young brothers find their relationship meets the ultimate test when they venture into the woods, hunting a notorious possum.

Whānau Shorts
RAE

Kawennahere Devery Jacobs
Mohawk – Canada
2017

Seven-year-old Rae must confront her mother’s mental illness as the responsibilities of parenting get reversed.  

Whānau Shorts
TAMA

Jared Flitcroft, Jack O’Donnell
Māori – Aotearoa
2017

Tama is about a young Māori Deaf boy who wants to perform the Haka. He is isolated within his family where communication is non-existent. 

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  1. 2018 Programme - Māoriland Film Festival
    February 15, 2018 @ 4:50 pm

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