Join filmmaker Falcon Gott as he presents three films on Indigenous issues and perspectives in this two-week event.
Two Cars, One Night (2004)
A tale of first love.
While waiting for their parents, two boys and a girl meet in the carpark of a rural pub. What at first seems to be a relationship based on rivalry soon develops into a close friendship. We learn that love can be found in the most unlikely of places.
Directed by: Taika Waititi • Produced by: Ainsley Gardiner, Catherine Fitzgerald • Screenplay by: Taika Waititi
Courtesy of Te Tumu Whakaata Taonga New Zealand Film Commission
Hunt For the Wilderpeople (2016)
Hunt for the Wilderpeople tells the story of misfit kid Ricky Baker. When Ricky’s foster aunt suddenly passes away, he’s left alone with his grumpy uncle Hec the unlikely duo find themselves on the run in the vast New Zealand bush, evading child services and the law. They are forced to work together to survive and despite their differences, form a bond in this hilarious and heart-felt adventure.
Directed by: Taika Waititi • Produced by: Carthew Neal, Leanne Saunders, Taika Waititi • Screenplay by: Taika Waititi