Matariki Film Festival: Whānau Shorts 2013 

Sunday 16 June 2013,  12 noon–2pm
Soundings Theatre, Level 2
Free entry

Come and enjoy a selection of the best short films that have been produced in Aotearoa New Zealand over the past year. The festival films have been selected by Leo Koziol, Director of the Wairoa Māori Film Festival.

Line-up of films

All films are family-friendly but may contain some adult themes and mild language.

 Booger by Tui Ruwhiu – Kid gets bored, and his nose-picking gets carried away.

Dog on Duty by Lennie Hill – A man steals a car and finds there's much more to it than he thought.

Baby Steps by Mark Ruka – In this light comedy, Tiki Taane raises a baby on his own.

Whakatiki by Louise Leitch – A wahine (woman) goes to the river and remembers the freedom she felt as girl.

Taylor by Rachel Ross – Two brothers have a night out on the town.

The Dump by Hamish Bennett – Mum and her new man give Dad a bad rap, and boy sticks up for him.

Lawnmower Men of Kapu by Libby Hakaraia – A young boy's heart is in the marae (community centre), its aunties and its uncles.