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Film Screening of Maori Boy Genius in HB

Film Screening of Maori Boy Genius in HB

Tena koutou e nga whanau e nga hapu o Ngati Kahungunu. Takitimu waka whakawhiti atu ki Te Tairawhiti,
To all our friends, family, associates, support people of our community in Hawke’s Bay; our family wishes to inform you that our film Maori Boy Genius directed by Auckland film maker Pietra Brettkelly is to be screened this month.

At the beginning of this year the film had its world premiere at the 62nd Berlinale International Film Festival in Germany.
Since then it has toured to the UK, France, Czechoslovakia, Netherlands, Australia, Hong Kong and next month the USA, Canada, Denmark, Norway & Poland.

The NZ International Film Festival is touring at the moment and the NZ Premiere took place in Auckland followed by Wellington, Christchurch, Dunedin and Hamilton with Tauranga and Hastings to follow and repeat screenings in Auckland.

The Cinema Gold Theatre in Havelock North is to host our H.B. screening:
11 Joll Road
P:  06 8779016 for phone bookings
September 26th Wednesday 6pm 
September 27 Thursday 2pm

Ticket Sales Here

Find a film – NZFF2012
For those of you who can’t make it DVDs will be available at the end of the month
Please share with your networks, we hope to see you there!

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


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