Wind, Song, and Rain *In-Person*

A young wahine poet connects to her great-grandfather’s legacy. Chasing a connection beyond the poetry, she longs to see the beauty of the world through his eyes.

Director: Matariki Bennett (Te Arawa/Ngati Pikiao/Ngati Whakaue)
Producer: Desray Armstrong (Te Aitanga-a-Hauiti/Ngati Porou)
New Zealand | 2021 | 8 min
Māori/English with English Subtitles | Documentary Short 

Additional Information: This short is playing before the feature Cousins
In8 PM EST In Person Event at TIFF Bell Lightbox, Toronto | Tickets available online October 6th, 2021.
*Film available only in Canada *


Availability: Ontario

Content Warnings: None

Matariki Bennett graduated from South Seas Film and Television School in 2019, and she has been working in the film and television industry ever since. In 2021, she was honoured with the Creative New Zealand Ngā Manu Pirere Award, recognizing outstanding, emerging Māori artists.

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