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'Mo Te Iwi: Carving For The People' Selected for NZ International Film Festival

Jul 17, 2019
 
 
We are delighted to announce that the feature-length documentary film: MO TE IWI: Carving For The People will premiere at the NZ International Film Festival 2019.  

This feature-length documentary film tells the story of traditional carver, Rangi Hetet. Now 82, Rangi is one of the last remaining carvers of a group, led by Hone Taiapa, called 'Konae Aronui'. For those who know little about whakairo, the film gives an insight into the life of a carver and the maintenance of the art forms indigenous to Aotearoa New Zealand.

The World premiere of the film Mo Te Iwi: Carving For The People was held in on Sunday, 28 July at Soundings Theatre, Te Papa.


Click here to learn more about Mo Te Iwi

 
The film also screened in Auckland and Christchurch at the NZ International Film Festival.

 

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