DION BOOTHBY

MURU – ART DIRECTION

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MURU


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ART DIRECTOR




On 15 October in 2007, with new anti-terrorism powers, the New Zealand Police swooped on the people of Tuhoe, raiding homes int he small town of Ruatoki in the Bay of Plenty, Aotearoa.Among the many arrested under suspicion of domestic terrorism was activist Tame Iti. Fourteen years on, award-winning filmmaker Tearepa Kahi, world renowed actor Cliff Curtis and artist Tame Iti announce their response to the event, with feature film Muru. Coming soon to theatres in 2022.