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‘Whale’ rides into Maui

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Sundance and Toronto Film Festival audience award winner “Whale Rider” is set to open the Maui Film Festival at Wailea. Weeklong event runs June 11-15.

Newmarket pic, based on the novel by Witi Ihimaera about a Maori woman destined to be next leader of her people, will screen June 13 during the fest’s fourth edition.

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