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KARAKIA The Resetting Ceremony

Huber travels with a greenstone carver Jeff Mahuika (Kati Mahaki, Poutini Kai Tahu) to the site, between Kā Roimata a Hine Hukatere (Franz Josef Glacier) and Te Moeka o Tuawe (Fox Glacier) at Te Waipounamu (South Island) of New Zealand. On location Mr Mahuika offered a karakia blessing to symbolically un-name the glacier of its association with Agassiz and his racism.

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English title / KARAKIA The Resetting Ceremony
Original title / KARAKIA The Resetting Ceremony
Type / Single channel
Genre / Environmental issues
Country / New Zealand, Finland
Picture ratio / 16:9
Duration / 00:05:20
Language / Maori
Sound format / Stereo
Year / 2015
Credits / Sasha Huber (Author), Max Bellamy (Cinematographer), Petri Saarikko (Cinematographer), Sasha Huber (Director), Tam Webster (Editor), Jeff Mahuika (Script), Sasha Huber (Actor), Jeff Mahuika (Actor), Massey University (Te Whare Hera Int. Artist Residency) / - (Funder), Wellington City Council / - (Funder), AVEK / - (Funder), Tam Webster (Sound Design)
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