Maori Boy Genius (2012)





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A coming-of-age film profiling future leader Ngaa Rauuira, railing against his people's statistics of uneducated youth, 40% of prisoners, and alarming suicide rates. Ngaa's story reveals a family of eight on a modest income, committing to a US$35,000 Yale bill; a weighty tribal expectation that he will be the voice of his people AND bring success in war dance competitions; laughing and crying with best friends, approaching adulthood and diverging pathways.
Documentary , Drama , Special Interest
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Every politician, redneck talkback caller and everyday New Zealander should watch this film.

Full Review… | May 2, 2013

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