MFJ 61 SCREENING Weinbren Studio June 27th 2015

From “The Welcome Project” by Jeremy Leatinu’u


A Screening To Celebrate
Publication of Millennium Film Journal No 61

Weinbren Studio
119 West 22nd Street, #3
New York City
June 27th 7:30 pm

The program, from an assemblage of films selected by MARTIN RUMSBY, consists of works primarily by Samoan, New Zealand and Cook Island Maori, moving image artists from the Polynesian Triangle, which extends from New Zealand to Hawaii, from Easter Island to Samoa. All the works are U.S. premieres, and many world premieres made especially for the program. Artists include Leilani Kake, Tanya Ruka, Jeremy Leatinu’u, and Len Lye. The program is based on Martin Rumsby’s “The Ocean is our Prairie,” published in MFJ 61.


Surrealist Map of the World (1929) with New Zealand at the center

The Polynesian Triangle