RIFF PROGRAMME 2022

2.00 PM

POHIRI

@TE PAPAIOURU MARAE, Ohinemutu

3.30 PM

Cup of tea

4.00 PM

NETWORKING CANAPES

@SOBAR, EAT STREET, 1096 Tutanekai Street 

(Industry and Student Pass Only)

5.30 PM

OPENING NIGHT FILM

MURU

Director: Te Arepa Kahi

Screening at READING CINEMA 5, Eruera Street

8.30 PM

RIFF OFF

Networking drinks @LEVEL 13, 1141 Eruera Street

(Industry and Student Passes Only)

Entertainment:

 

T-Sharp with TK and Trojan

DAY ONE
THURSDAY 29 SEPTEMBER

 

DAY TWO
FRIDAY 30 SEPTEMBER

10.00 AM

RIFF PRESENTS

Aotearoa Shorts

@READING CINEMA 5, Eruera Street

The Difference Between Pipi & Pūpū: Director - Tajim Mohammed-Kapa 

Disconnected: Director - Maruia Jensen

Disrupt: Director - Jennifer Te Atamira-Ward-Lealand

True Love: Director - Raymond Edwards

A Morning with Aroha - Nicholas Riini

11.35 AM

DOCUMENTARY

A Boy called Piano (57mins)

Director: Nina Nawalowalo

@READING CINEMA 5, Eruera Street

12.45 PM

LUNCH BREAK

1.30 PM

RIFF PRESENTS

BEYOND CO-PRODUCTIONS

A discussion on the value of co-productions in Aotearoa as we journey towards telling our stories with Mana Māori Motuhake

Abracadabra 1263 Amohia Street, Rotorua 3010

2.45 PM

RIFFCOM

Abracadabra Cafe and Bar - 1263 Amohia Street

5.30 PM

7.00 PM

BUS PICK UP TO MANUPIRUA

RIFF PRESENTS

MANUPIRUA SHORTS

Screening at Manupirua Hot Pools

Māori Time: Director - Tim Worrall

Wash day: Director - Kath Akuhata Brown

Daddy’s Girl: Director - Cian White

9.00 PM

RIFF TIKI LOUNGE 

@WAIARIKI STUDIOS, White Street

(Industry and Student Pass Only)

Entertainment: 

luke whaangA's guitar party

DAY THREE
SATURDAY 1st OCTOBER

10.00 AM

RIFF RANGATAHI SHORTS

@READING CINEMA 5

Manu Masters

Koro

E Rangi Ra

Ngā Riwha e Tama

Te Tāonga

He Karu, He Taringa

Ruarangi

11.15 AM

INDUSTRY PANEL

A SEAT AT THE TABLE - STORY SOVEREIGNTY

@READING CINEMA 5, Eruera Street

12.15 PM

1.00 PM

LUNCH BREAK

WHETU MARAMA DOCUMENTARY

Directors: Toby Mills & Aileen O'Sullivan

@READING CINEMA 5

3.00 PM

RIFF COMPETITION

PITCH-SLAP

@ READING CINEMA 5 Eruera Street

6.00 PM – 12 AM

GALA EVENING

FESTIVAL AWARDS AND PITCH-SLAP WINNERS ANNOUNCED

@MITAI MĀORI VILLAGE, 196 Fairy Springs Road

FORMAL WEAR

(Industry and Student Pass Only)

12 AM – Till late

RIFF After Party

(Industry and Student Pass Only)

Entertainment:

DJ spence