KIRIATA KŌIWI

2.30 sunday june 4, kahungunu marae, nuhaka

KIRIATA KŌIWI (73 min)

A little bit spooky, a little bit spiritual this collection of short films explore ancient traditions and surreal stories of the past.

BONE OF MY BONES

Director Kayley Watene 2017 13 min NZ

A Short Documentary on an ancient Maori tradition.

TWO SPIRIT TALES

Directors Howard Adler, Leo Koziol, Candy Renae Fox, Producer Trudy Stewart, 2017, 5 min Canada/USA

Made at the Mispon Film Festival in Canada, three two-spirit directors got together and made this spooky short film that delves into the surreal. Filmed in the artists residence. 

THE OTHER SIDE OF THE WORLD

Writer/Director Phil Davison 2017 13 min NZ

A short film that puts a human face on warfare. Bill, a young Maori soldier gets his first taste of warfare when his unit is shelled, and he runs away in panic.He finds a barn, and goes inside to find some shelter.

LAND OF THE TANIWHA

Director Aidan Otene Dickens (Māori) 2017 14 min NZ

Wiremu asks his Te Reo teacher how to call a taniwha. What follows is a story of forgiveness and redemption.

CONVERSATIONS WITH A FILM CRITIC

Director Lennie Hill (Maori) 2017 10 min NZ

A homeless man must make pilgrimage around the city before reaching a place of completion.

PIKOWAE

Director Vanessa Rare (Māori) 2004 18 min NZ

Rua and Petree are intending to pick up a car in Pikowae and make a run for it. Arriving at the sign post, they wait for the other party to arrive. Tensions arise - two men who don’t know each other, stuck in the middle of nowhere.