Māori Television’s Sunday Cinema slot at 8.30pm, Kiriata Rātapu, is your weekly dose of top quality movies. Every week, watch a different award-winning film from around the globe.
The Bicycle Thief, Sunday 20 August 8.30pm
Set in Post-WWII Italy, a working class man's bicycle is stolen. He and his son set out to find it.
Hotel Rwanda, Sunday 27 August, 8.30pm
Paul Rusesabagina was a hotel manager who housed over a thousand Tutsi refugees during their struggle against the Hutu militia in Rwanda.
The Fighter, Sunday 3 September, 8.30pm
A look at the early years of boxer "Irish" Micky Ward and his brother who helped train him before going pro in the mid 1980's.
Poi E, Sunday 10 September, 8.30pm
POI E is the story behind the sotry of NZ's greatest waiata, a story about Dalvanius Prime, a man who saved his community, his language and his culture with a song that changed his life, on its 30th year anniversary.
The Intouchables, Sunday 17 September, 8.30pm
After he becomes a quadriplegic from a paragliding accident, an aristocrat hires a young man from the projects to be his caregiver.