Maori Boy Genius Trailer (2012)

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Trailer for the documentary Maori Boy Genius.

Ngaa Rauuira is a chosen one. At an early age he was able to impress the elders with his intelligence and his affinity for his ancestors’ culture. Having been taken in and raised by his grandparents, who never learned the language of the Maori, no sooner does Ngaa Rauuira become a teenager than he decides to fight for the rights of New Zealand’s indigenous population. Single-mindedly yet instinctively, he sets about acquiring the necessary tools for his quest.

This documentary follows its youthful protagonist to Yale where he is preparing to study politics, philosophy and law. Although he is still too young to become a parliamentarian, Ngaa Rauuira is already treated as a beacon of hope by his people who have every confidence that he will one day become New Zealand’s prime minister.

Duration
5 min 14 sec

Views
4,125

Posted On
February 26, 2012
Director
Pietra Brettkelly

Writer
Unknown or Not Available

Studio
Independent

Release
February 15, 2012
Cast
Ngaa Rauuira Pumanawawhiti
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