2018 Films

SATURDAY 15th SEPTEMBER

5.00pm Kaumatua kai fundraiser choice of seafood chowder,
pumpkin soup, fry bread, sausage sizzle and a drink.
7.00pm Opening Karakia

NZ SHORT MOVIE – FALLING UP
Winner NZ Best Short Film 2018
When a relationship collapses and the mother is
trapped with the child, love and anguish are portrayed
in an almost raw documentary way where all the
emotional and telling details are present.
Documentary | 13mins| Rating TBC| NZ

7.15pm FEATURE FILM – McQUEEN
Alexander McQueen’s rags-to-riches story is a modernday fairy tale, laced with the gothic. Mirroring the savage beauty, boldness and vivacity of his design, this
documentary is an intimate revelation of McQueen’s own world, both tortured and inspired, which celebrates a radical and mesmerizing genius of profound influence.
Documentary | 110mins | M Offensive language, nudity,
rape references & suicide references | UK

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SUNDAY 16th SEPTEMBER

4.30pm NZ SHORT MOVIE – PUORO – 13 min
A story following the journey of Jerome Kavanagh, a
young Maori practitioner of taonga puoro (traditional
instruments used in sacred, ritual and healing
ceremonies) as he revives ancient ancestral practices in
our contemporary world.
Documentary | 13mins| G | NZ

4.45pm FEATURE FILM – MAUI’S HOOK – 92 min
On the anniversary of his father’s suicide, Tama a young man fuelled by drugs, alcohol and violence, spirals into anger and despair. As Tama travels the destructive road of no return, he becomes intertwined with five courageous families, each broken by the suicide of a loved one, each in search of healing and forgiveness. Hostage to his own pain, he finds himself travelling with the families – a road trip that forces him to witness frst-hand the aftermath of suicide. And to face his own mortality. When he encounters Hine-nui-te-po, a mysterious young woman, Tama must accept the harsh reality that death is fnal. There’s no coming back.
Drama | 92mins | RP13 Suicide References | NZ

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WEDNESDAY 19th SEPTEMBER

7.00pm NZ SHORT MOVIE – PUORO
7.15pm FEATURE FILM – MAUI’S HOOK

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THURSDAY 20th SEPTEMBER

7.00pm NZ SHORT MOVIE – TURTLEBANK HUSTLER
Abby is a precocious eight-year-old who hustles people
for money outside a supermarket for the unofficial Save
the Turtles organisation.
Drama | G | 9mins

7.15pm FEATURE FILM – McQUEEN

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