ORPHANS & KINGDOMS
SUNDAY JUNE 5, 4 PM KAHUNGUNU MARAE, NUHAKA
by Paolo Rotondo, NZ, 74 mins 2014. Described by writer/director Paolo Rotondo as a “drama about how adults need kids as much as kids need adults”, Orphans & Kingdoms follows three teens on the run, who break into a holiday home to hide out. Then the owner (Colin Moy, who played the brother of the main character in In My Father’s Den) arrives home, followed by the police.
UNDER THE HEAVENS (Tyrik Washington) 8 min USA
The American dream becomes a nightmare due to the recent killings of several unarmed black American citizens by the police for Rahkeem; a frustrated African-American from Brooklyn.