Uu?uu~tah (Whale Hunter)

Uu?uu~tah (Whale Hunter)

  • 2019 -
  • Bingo Captioned Charter Docos Under The Skin Documentary Drama For My Fathers Kingdom Fukry Huahua Impact Kia Manawanui Long Time No Sea MFF2020 MRFF NATIVE Slam V Nga Matauranga Nga Putake Nga Raurekau Patutiki Sembradoras de Vida Short Documentary Short Drama Shorts Wairua Shorts Whakapapa Whanau Whenua
  • - 10 m

A young chief, Uu?uu~tah, is entrusted to be the whale hunter of his village. In order to undertake such a task, his grandmother leads him along the long hard path of his rite of purification and growth.

Screening Information
Ngā Pūtake

12:00 PM
Friday 25 September 2020
The Civic Theatre

Whakapapa Shorts 

12:30 PM
Sunday 27 September 2020
Māoriland Hub


  • Language Other
  • Subtitle English
  • Indigenous Nation Ahousaht First Nation
  • Country Canada
  • Director Chad Charlie
  • Director Bio From the village of Ahousaht First Nation, Chad Charlie is a Black and Indigenous filmmaker continuing the tradition of storytelling in a contemporary format. Beginning his career writing as a stand-up comedian and spoken word artist, Chad is a 2019 STORYHIVE filmmaker grant recipient that extends the same passion for power and poetry into the medium of film.
  • Producer Chad Charlie, Ben-Alex Dupris
  • Premiere International Premiere