Brōken – showing Australia wide at Event Cinemas from 3rd of May 2018

There was one scene where we needed a stormy, rainy day … On the second to last day the ocean picked up, the waves had gotten bigger, the wind turned and it all went ugly and it was big and gnarly and rainy and horrible. My wife was laughing, she said, ‘what did you expect? I prayed for this.’
– Writer/director Tarry Mortlock on being blessed during filming, quoted in The NZ Herald, 31 October 2016

MANNAHATTA

MANNAHATTA @ Aotearoa Māori Film Festival 21 October Te Wairua Tapu Church aotearoamaorifilmfestival.com Director/Writer Renae Maihi (Māori) 2016 15 min NZ/USA In the city that never sleeps wanders a ghost that cannot rest. ImagineNative 2016.

Noa & Noel

Noa & Noel @ Aotearoa Māori Film Festival 21 October Te Wairua Tapu Church aotearoamaorifilmfestival.com Chris Wong (Anishinaabe), Candy Ranae Fox, Howard Adler • 10:00 • 2017 • New Zealand • English, Cree & Maori w/ Eng. Subs. A Beautiful conversation and exchange between a Cree Elder, Noel Starblanket, and a Maori language speaker, Noa…

Marathon

    Marathon is a motivational drama that provides insight of the Maori culture through Phillip’s relationship with the Tuhoe people, through its culture, ceremonies and landscapes. The story is centered around Phillip, a music teacher, discovers his neurosis of being a 40 year old male that has been unable to find a partner. Phillip…