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Ever the Land Film (Trailer) – 2015 Documentary Māori

Ever the Land

Film (Trailer) – 2015 Documentary Māori

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In 2014 Ngāi Tūhoe completed construction on Te Uru Taumatua, a sustainable ‘living building’ built entirely out of materials sourced from Tūhoe land. Ever the Land captures the construction of the building, from its initial design stages through to its opening, and explores the history and values reflected in its design. Premiering at the 2015 New Zealand International Film Festival, Ever the Land is the debut feature as director for German-born editor Sarah Grohnert.

Key Cast & Crew

Sarah Grohnert

Director, Camera

Alexander Behse

Producer

Nick Buckton

Sound Designer, Sound Mix

Tūhoe have always had a concern for the environment and living in a way that is respectful of the land and waters. Reinstating these values and principles was central to the design and construction of Te Uru Taumatua.
– Tūhoe website, about Te Uru Matua

Produced by

Monsoon Pictures International

Source

Monsoon Pictures International

Availability

Available to buy and rent from NZ Film On Demand 

World premiere on 18 July 2015 at Auckland's SkyCity Theatre, before further screenings as part of the New Zealand Internatonal Film Festival