2022 Pasifika Film Festival - Waikiki, Neverland, The Alexander Ball, Urchin & Untitled
Welcome to Reference Max where I cover films and shorts screened as part of the 2022 Pasifika Film Festival.
Links to keep up with release dates on films/shorts
Huhu’a Niu (2019)
Directed by: Savelina Vaka'uta
Armageddon Time, She Said & The Lost King
Welcome to Reference Max, where we have a lot to say on new releases so fitting it all into a multi-splooshy, spoiler-free review episode!
Dig through the archives of growing pains, investigative journalism and historical fanfare with Armageddon Time, She Said & The Lost King this week....
Wakanda Forever - Coogler & The Gang
Assume formation with pocket spears, mountain books and winged ankles. Remain in the stillness of grief and feel the healing of waters of Wakanda Forever this week.
House of the Dragon - Daemon slayer
The Woman King - Da house is not Dahomey
Interview with "MURU" Director/Writer, Tearepa Kahi & Artist/Leader Tame Iti
Inspired by actual events, MURU is the story of a local Police Sergeant ‘Taffy’ Tāwharau (Cliff Curtis), who must choose between duty to his badge or his people, when the Government invoke antiterrorism powers to launch an armed raid on Taffy’s remote Urewera community, on a school day.