Here's the Line Up for Wairoa 2015...

Announcing the Official Programme of the
Wairoa Maori Film Festival 2015

Friday May 29 to Monday June 1, 2015 * Matariki
Queen's Birthday Weekend
Film Hui: Kahungunu Marae, Nuhaka, Wairoa, Aotearoa
Grand Gala and Maori Film Day: Gaiety Theatre, Wairoa, Aotearoa
Closing Night: Morere Hot Springs, Wairoa, Aotearoa

FRIDAY MAY 29TH: KAHUNGUNU MARAE, NUHAKA

3 pm Official Festival Powhiri
4 pm Registration
5 pm Wahine Shorts
5.30 pm Welcome Hakari Dinner
6 pm Maori Shorts I
8 pm Umbrella Man - Lennie Hill

SATURDAY MAY 30TH: KAHUNGUNU MARAE, NUHAKA 

9.15 am World Shorts I 
10.30 am Genome
11 am Maori Shorts II
12 pm Lunch with Virtual Reality Demo
12.30 pm 4th Cinema Academic Panel: Dr. Ella Henry, Dr. Davinia Thornley, Deborah Walker Morrison
1.30 pm The Maori New Wave Panel
3 pm The Dead Lands (R) Toa Fraser
3 pm Hawaiian Shorts (G)

SATURDAY MAY 30TH: GAIETY THEATRE, WAIROA

6 pm Ribbon Cutting with Mayor of Wairoa
6.30 pm Red Carpet Reception
7 pm Maori Film Awards Gaiety Grand Gala! 
Keynote: Gaylene Preston ONZM, Native Now! Media Art Showcase, Live Music, Kapa Haka

SUNDAY MAY 31ST: KAHUNGUNU MARAE, NUHAKA

9 am Black Panther Woman - Rachel Perkins
9 am World Shorts II
10 am Another Trip to the Moon - Ismael Basbeth
10 am My Legacy
11 am Circle of Life
11.30 am Confessions of Prisoner T - Michael Bennett
12.30 pm Lunch
1 pm Road to Paloma (R) Jason Momoa
1 pm Te Kati - Goethe Mystery (G)
2 pm Tatau
3 pm The Dark Horse
5 pm Closing Dinner

SUNDAY MAY 31ST: GAIETY THEATRE, WAIROA

10 am to 2.30 pm Wairoa Maori Short Film Day FREE
A collection of Family-Friendly NZ short films to celebrate the reopening of the Gaiety Theatre
3 pm Umbrella Man - Lennie Hill

SUNDAY MAY 31ST: MORERE CLOSING NIGHT FREE

7 pm Bush Cinema - Underground Shorts
9 pm DJ Set - Daughters of Hathor with Media Art Projections

MONDAY JUNE 1: KAHUNGUNU MARAE, NUHAKA

9 am Poroporoaki and Formal Closing of Festival

The End