TITLE

Celebrating tangata whenua cinema

PUB. DATE
April 2012
SOURCE
Onfilm;Apr2012, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the ongoing development of eight short films and four feature films in New Zealand in 2012 with the help of the Māori film development organisation Te Paepae Ataata. The organisation was established by the late Māori film-maker Barry Barclay together with the late filmmaker Merata Mita and writer/producer Tainui Stephens. The New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC) is funding the organization. The feature films include "Pa Boys" "The Prophet" and "Soldier Boy."
ACCESSION #
75065032

 

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