Jump on board the Ahi Kā Maoriland film bus and check out the amazing film line up. Perfect entertainment for the whole whanau. Free entry. Special thanks to Tranzit Coachlines.
Director: Dave Whitehead
Nation: Ngāti Kahungunu, Ngāti Porou
Two young brothers find their relationship meets the ultimate test when they venture into the woods, hunting a notorious possum.
A LIFE LIKE THIS
Director: Isaiah Tour
A young New Zealander and his father explore their family’s refugee story as survivors of the Khmer Rouge regime.
Director: Komako Silver
A story following the journey of Jerome Kavanagh, a young Māori practitioner of taonga pūoro as he revives ancient ancestral practices in our contemporary world.
Director: Ryan Alexander Lloyd
Nation: Ngāi Tahu
A tender portrait of a seemingly elusive father.
DEAR LITTLE BROTHER
Director: Benji Timu
Nation: Samoa, Kuki Airani
Dear Little Brother is a heartfelt message from an older brother to his little brother on the cusp of his teenage years.
Director: Qianna Titore
A Māori girl receives a precious waiata composed by her deceased grandfather.
SOCK MESS MONSTER
Director: Nikau Wi Neera
Nation: Ngāti Toa Rangātira
It has been many years since the Socktober Revolution that shook the Sock Nation. When young Jesse finds himself haunted by ‘the Gumboot Dream’, he seeks out the mighty Piotr with the hope of defeating this curse once and for all.
Director: Amberley Jo Aumua
Nation: Ngāti Hauā & Samoa
Two boys wait outside a dairy for a phone call.
Lennie Hill (Ngāpuhi), Manu Bonnefin (Tahiti)
Ena Koe tells the story of a man who discovers a baby in his home.
KA PUTA KO AU
Amie Batalibasi (Australian Solomon Islander), Kelton
Stepanowich (Métis), Renae Maihi (Ngāti Whakaue, Ngāpuhi)
The story of a young woman who has to make a dangerous journey in order to continue the bloodline of her tribe.
Chris Molloy (Ngāti Manawa, Ngāi Tūhoe), Michelle Latimer
(Métis, Algonquin), Yamin Tun, Karen (Myanmar)
A young woman is grieving for her father and following her traditions when she meets a Māori man who offers to help her. However he is also saying goodbye.