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Not One More Acre

Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision is proud to present a season of films in partnership with the Alexander Turnbull Library, to coincide with their exhibition, Not One More Acre .

Programme

7pm, Wednesday 2 December

To Love a Maori  (1972, 103 mins, PG)

Intended as a dramatic documentary highlighting the problems and successes of Māori urban migration, To Love A Maori (1972) centres on a love story between Tama and Penny, and their struggle against the intolerance they encounter. Tickets $8 / $6.

Te Matakite o Aotoearoa (Geoff Steven, 1975)

7pm, Thursday 3 December

Te Matakite o Aotearoa + filmmaker talk  (1975, 60 mins + panel discussion, Exempt)

A special screening of Te Matakite o Aotearoa, Geoff Steven’s powerful observational documentary of the 1975 Land March. Please join us from 6pm for drinks and nibbles before the screening. Following the screening will be a panel discussion with the filmmaker, Geoff Stevens, and photographer, Christian Heinegg. Koha appreciated.

7pm, Friday 4 December

Tangata Whenua: The Spirits and Times will Teach | Bastion Point Day 507  (1974 / 1980, 69 min, Exempt)

The Spirits and Times will Teach is the first episode in the ground-breaking 1974 documentary series Tangata Whenua, the first of its kind to screen on New Zealand television. Also screening is Bastion Point Day 507 (1980). Tickets $8 / $6.

Tangata Whenua: Turangawaewae, A Place to Stand (Pacific Films, 1974)

4.30pm, Saturday 5 December

Tangata Whenua: Turangawaewae, A Place to Stand | Ngā Tamatoa 40 Years On  (1974 / 2012, 101 min, Exempt)

Turangawaewae, A Place to Stand (1974) is an episode from the ground-breaking series Tangata Whenua, in this episode the concept of marae is discussed, and we hear from young Māori groups such as Ngā Tamatoa. Accompanying the screening is the 2012 documentary Ngā Tamatoa 40 Years OnTickets $8 / $6.

7pm, Saturday 5 December

Te Matakite O Aotearoa | Ngā Tamatoa 40 Years On  (1975 / 2012, 120 mins, Exempt)

Te Matakite o Aotoearoa (1975), Geoff Steven’s powerful observational documentary of the 1975 Land March, screens alongside the 2012 documentary Ngā Tamatoa 40 Years On (2012). Tickets $8 / $6.