Wednesday 13th March
WARU is a feature film made up of eight 10 minute short films, each written and directed by Māori women film makers. Following the death of a child, eight Māori women are confronted by guilt, pride and defeat but will ultimately risk everything for the greater good of their community.
Dr Andrea Wright, Senior Lecturer in Film Studies at Edge Hill University.
What the Critics say…
“It’s a remarkable achievement – authentic, impassioned, unexpected – that stands as a testament to the radical power of cooperative film-making.” Mark Kermode
Preceded by an entry from the 2019 Chester Animation Festival:
2018 New Zealand
A young girl fights for a sense of belonging.