Ngā Taonga Films - Te Matakite o Aotearoa & Bastion Point: Day 507


As part of the Doc Edge Film Festival Ngā Taonga and Doc Edge present a screening of Te Matakite o Aotearoa & Bastion Point: Day 507.

Doc Edge Festival 2019 in association with RNZ presents a series of documentary screenings at the auditorium at The Auckland Art Gallery, Toi o Tāmaki, as part of the 2019 Auckland Festival, May 31 - June 9.

Doc Edge is proud to partner with Ngā Taonga to present two recently-preserved and digitally-restored documentaries of national historical importance. Be the first to see two of NZ's most important films digitally-restored.

Te Matakite o Aotearoa / The Māori Land March
NZ | 1975 | 60 mins | English | Dir. Geoff Steven

An observational account of Te Rāpā o Te Matakite (‘Those with Foresight’) protest march from Te Hāpua Marae in the Far North to the gates of Parliament in Wellington. Dame Whina Cooper was the charismatic leader whose cry “Not One More Acre” inspired the 1975 hīkoi sometimes referred to as the Māori Land March.

Bastion Point: Day 507
NZ | 1980 | 27 mins | English | Dir. Merata Mita, Leon Narbey, Gerd Pohlmann

A landmark depiction of the eviction of protestors from Takaparawhau (Bastion Point).

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