Storytellers In Motion

The Maori Voice Part 2

The Maori voice, like the First Nation voice of Canada is on the rise to recognition in the cinema and television industry. We are calling the new genre "the Indigenous voice". Wherever we go, no matter what cultures we visit indigenous people always seem to find a common thread in our societies. The similarities between Canada and New Zealand, however, are hard to ignore. European colonial governments who claimed to have founded new worlds invaded each of the countries. In each case there was an...
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  • program length: 30 minutes
  • episode #108

Monday, April 16 at 1:00 am on 12.2

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We have selected our subjects from a diverse range of filmmakers, writers, directors and performing artists who are pioneers of Indigenous cinema and television. Many of the artists featured in the series have focused at least part of their lives on the Aboriginal narrative and in the process are creating an impact on world screen culture. The Storytellers are from all parts of Canada and New Zealand. THEY ANSWER THE QUESTION: IS THERE AN INDIGENOUS VOICE IN MAINSTREAM CINEMA?