Apr 17, 2021


Maori News & Indigenous Views

Additional Screenings – Maori Boy Genius

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Kia ora everybody,

We’ve just received news from our filmaker Pietra Brettkelly that for Aucklander’s who missed Maori Boy Genius at the NZ International Film Festival, the gorgeous little Hawkins Theatre in Papakura are to host 4 screenings. Please forward to your networks.

Dates are as follows:

September 4th Tuesday 12.30pm & 7.30pm

September 13th Thursday 12.30pm & 7.30pm

13 Ray Small Drive
Papakura 2110
Tel: (09) 297 7712

Here’s the link to buy tickets online.

What if some shrewd filmmaker had recognized Barack Obamas boyhood promise and documented the birth of his political consciousness as a teenager? In Maori Boy Genius documaker Pietra Brettkelly (director of Sundances The Art Star and the Sudanese Twins) may well be profiling New Zealands future leader of charismatic, articulate 16 year-old Ngaa Rauuira Pumanawawhiti, pegged since birth as a future leader.

Variety magazine


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