Waru (2017)

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Eight Māori female directors have each contributed a sequence to this powerful and challenging feature which unfolds around the tangi of a small boy who died at the hands of his caregiver.

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    Directing Ainsley Gardiner Director
    Writing Ainsley Gardiner Writer
    Directing Katie Wolfe Director
    Writing Katie Wolfe Writer
    Directing Briar Grace Smith Director
    Writing Briar Grace Smith Writer
    Directing Paula Whetu Jones Director
    Writing Paula Whetu Jones Writer
    Directing Casey Kaa Director
    Writing Casey Kaa Writer
    Directing Chelsea Cohen Director
    Writing Chelsea Cohen Writer
    Directing Renae Maihi Director
    Writing Renae Maihi Writer
    Directing Awanui Simich-Pene Director
    Writing Josephine Stewart-Te Whiu Writer
    Camera Drew Sturge Director of Photography
    Art Riria Lee Production Design
    Costume & Make-Up Lindah Lepou Costume Design
    Sound Lauren King Original Music Composer