Hinekura

Directed by Becs Arahanga

New Zealand:1600’s While playing games with her
friend Tama (13), Hine (also 13) gets her first bleed. Protective and gentle, Tama escorts her to her mother. The whanau joyously send her to a distant site set aside for sacred female rituals. She is accompanied by other women from the tribe, including her mother Marama, her sister Rona and a guard, Te Haeata.

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Film Stills from Hinekura, Tā Moko, Standing Above the Clouds, and Ka Piko

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