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Oku Moemoea - The dream which is bigger than I am - Trailer

A host of local talent is assembled on and off-screen for the production of the short film "Oku Moe Moea - The dream which is bigger than I am". Set in Opotiki on the East Coast of New Zealand, this is the touching story of a young boy's realisation that art will free his creativity from difficult social and economic circumstances. 

The film is adapted from the novel of the same name written by Shona Hammond Boys, founder and director of the New Zealand Children's Art House Foundation.

Kutarere School kids dream big with short film - Te Karere news item

Artist/Teacher/Author and Filmmaker Shona Hammond Boys and the school kids of Kutarere school dream big with the short fils of her book "Oku Moe Moea - The dream which is bigger than I am".

Shona Hammond Boys on her novel - BMS Books Interview

Artist/Teacher/Author and Filmmaker Shona Hammond Boys talks to Mike Smith of BMS Books about writing her book "Oku Moe Moea - The dream which is bigger than I am", creativity, and the sequel.

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