Topic: Entertainment

Mahana - Behind the Scenes - Part 2

By Te Ao Māori News

Mahana, a New Zealand film directed by internationally acclaimed director Lee Tamahori is set to hit national screens on March 3, 2016.

Set in the 1960’s, Mahana tells the story of two Māori sheep-shearing whānau and the fierce rivalry between them.

The film focuses on 14 year old Simeon Mahana and the challenges he faces growing up immersed in the conflict between the two families..

Mahana introduces the talent of Akuhata Keefe who stars alongside Temuera Morrisson and Nancy Brunning.

Te Kāea has exclusive access to sneak peaks behind the scenes of the making of the film and in the second of the featurettes we have access to, we take a closer look at the feud between the two families featured in the film - “Mahana- Two Families