Lanita Rarinui Kōrero at the Suter for film festival
Filmmakers in Te Tauihu are showcasing the mahi of the creative cast and production crew in our rohe later this month with a short film festival. There are screenings in Blenheim and Nelson.
As part of the festival, screen industry advocate and award-winning fimmaker Lanita Rarinui (Ngāpuhi, Ngāti Wai, Tauranga Moana and Tumutevarovaro) from Ngā Aho Whakaari will be the special guest for Kōrero at the Suter Theatre in Nelson.
Starting at 1pm , this Kōrero is a free event. Lanita will share insights on the value of "Conscious Collaboration" in leading the way we tell stories in Aotearoa.
About the Kōrero at the Suter
Empowering Indigenous Stories: Lanita will share her experiences and strategies for ensuring indigenous stories are authentically represented and celebrated on the global stage.
Building Collaborative Networks: Learn how Lanita is contributing to meaningful connections and networks within the industry and discover how you can do the same.
Fostering the Spirit of Goodwill: Gain insights into Lanita's approach to filmmaking, which emphasises cooperation, mutual respect, and a shared vision for storytelling.
Lanita will then be MC and present awards at the Aotearoa Screening at 7.30pm
Note: The Kōrero event is free, the film screenings are all ticketed fundraising events
Fore more than 20 years, Lanita's work has covered a range of factual and entertainment television programming. Her most recent success was 2022 NZTV Award nomination for Best Entertainment ‘Stan Walker: Impossible Live’ (Producer). She has also been Content Commissioner at Whakaata Māori - Māori Television and is a frequent guest at film festivals around the world.