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Frontseat - Series Two, Episode 10 Television (Full Length Episode) – 2006 Arts/Culture Māori

Frontseat - Series Two, Episode 10

Television (Full Length Episode) – 2006 Arts/Culture Māori

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This episode of arts show Frontseat visits the inaugural edition of the Māori Film Festival in Wairoa, with Ramai Hayward and Merata Mita making star turns, alongside a tribute to teenage filmmaker Cameron Duncan. Elsewhere, Deborah Smith and Marti Friedlander korero about their She Said exhibition, and about photographing kids and staging reality; and Auckland’s St Matthew in the City showcases spiritual sculpture. A ‘where are they now’ piece catches up with Val Irwin, star of Ramai and Rudall Hayward's interracial romance To Love a Māori (1972). 

The best thing about growing old now is watching those young filmmakers come to the fore and watching the films they've made ...
– Merata Mita