"White Lies" is New Zealand's official submission to the foreign-language race at the upcoming Oscars, it was announced at the Toronto film festival, where it screens Monday. The Maori-language…
A Maori man's long-repressed sexual desires threaten to tear apart his immediate family ties in "Kawa."
Strong adaptation of Witi Ihimaera's 1986 novel, "The Whale Rider" combines straightforward coming-of-age narrative with Maori mysticism to most engaging effect. Second bigscreen feature for New…
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