Moko

2000
10min
Short
Synopsis: 

'Ahakoa, kei te mamae, kei te pai ahau' - Although it is painful, it is a pain I can bear

A ten minute documentary film that follows the journey of Maori Chief, Kingi Taurua receiving his full face Moko.

The film encapsulates the process, essence and renaissance of this ancient tradition.

Status: 
Released
Genre: 
Documentary

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Festival/Awards: 
2001 - Sundance Film Festival, Imagine Native Media Art Festival, Douarenenez Cinema, Kurz International Film Festival.
Technical information: 
Colour, 35 mm

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