Stuff Events

Powered by:

Waru

Waru

Sorry this event has been and gone

When:

  • Thu 7 Jun, 7:00pm – 8:25pm
  • Fri 15 Jun, 7:00pm – 8:25pm
  • Sat 23 Jun, 7:00pm – 8:30pm

Where:

Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, 84 Taranaki St, Te Aro, Wellington

Restrictions:

All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Full Price: $10.00
  • Concession: $8.00

Eight scenes, created by Māori women directors and each 10 minutes or so long, add up to a portrait of the events surrounding the tangi of a young child.

“A sisterhood of Māori female directors bravely share their insights into the complexity of child abuse, in a sequence of eight short films that seamlessly become one. At the centre of their stories is Waru, a boy killed at the hands of a caregiver. His tangi, set on a small rural marae, is the centrepiece of the film, but there is an underlying disturbance of heavy themes touching on culture, custom and shame. We see a single death through the differing lenses of the extended family, community, and in one sharp sequence, national media too.” — Mihingarangi Forbes, Māori Issues Correspondent, RNZ/The Hui

"Waru needs no qualifiers. This film is beautiful, bold, gorgeously well made and utterly essential to any understanding or appreciation of New Zealand film-making and this country as it exists today." – Graeme Tuckett, Stuff

With: Tanea Heke, Roimata Fox, Ngapaki Moetara, Awhina-Rose Ashby, Maria Walker, Kararaina Rangihau, Merehaka Maaka, Acacia Hapi, Antonio Te Maioha, Miriama McDowell, Amber Curreen.

Directed by: Briar Grace-Smith, Casey Kaa, Ainsley Gardiner, Katie Wolfe, Chelsea Cohen, Renae Maihi, Paula Jones, Awanui Simich-Pene

Related Events

Special offers

How to get your Event listed

To have your Event appear on Stuff Events, go to www.eventfinda.co.nz who supply the event listings for this site.

Click here to add your Event now!
Powered by: