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MFJ 61 Screening Spectacle Theater September 9th 2015

From "The Welcome Project" by Jeremy Leatinu'u

FILMS FROM THE POLYNESIAN TRIANGLE

A Screening To Celebrate
Millennium Film Journal No 61 “World Views”

Spectacle Theatre
124 South 3rd Street
(between Bedford Avenue and Berry Street)
Brooklyn, New York

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Sept 9th 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.

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

The Polynesian Triangle

 

 

 

 


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