Press Release – Ngaa Rauuira Puumanawawhiti
We’ve just received news from our filmaker Pietra Brettkelly that for Aucklanders who missed Maori Boy Genius at the NZ International Film Festival, the gorgeous little Hawkins Theatre in Papakura is 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
Tel: (09) 297 7712
Here’s the link to buy tickets online.
“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