Kōrero AOTEAROA NEW ZEALAND
An enigmatic serial killer looking to avenge past grievances. A tenacious female Māori cop who finds herself torn between her culture and her sworn duty. Set in Auckland Better the Blood is an exploration of conflicted colonial history and the oppression of its indigenous population and introduces readers to a compelling and distinctive new voice in crime fiction.
Michael Bennett (Ngāti Pikiao, Ngāti Whakaue) is an award-winning New Zealand screenwriter, director and author. Michael teaches screenwriting at numerous tertiary institutions, and mentors emerging Māori and Pasifika filmmakers through Script To Screen, Ngā Aho Whakaari and NZFC Fresh Shorts.
Presented in association with Dunedin Writers and Readers Festival.
Sun 16 Oct, 12.30pm
Te Whare o Rukutia ♿
60 mins, no interval
plus service fees