Private Project

Run It Straight

Set in a rugby league clubrooms, 'Run It Straight' tells the story of a community who open their hearts to the hard story of West Papua.

  • Tere Harrison
    Framing Māori (Documentary TVNZ, Director 2006) Hawaikii (Short Film, Writer 2006) Te Aka Tawhito (Playwrite, Takirua Productions 2003)
  • Tere Harrison
    As above
  • Tere Harrison
    As above
  • Rodger Burt, Hone Harawira, Teresia Teaiwa, Maria Bargh, Pala Molisa, Pania Houkamau Ngaheu
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short, Other
  • Runtime:
    14 minutes 22 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    January 25, 2016
  • Production Budget:
    2,000 NZD
  • Country of Origin:
    New Zealand
  • Country of Filming:
    New Zealand
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  • February 5, 2016
Director Biography - Tere Harrison

Ngāti Porou, Ngāti Kahungunu, Māori, Aotearoa-New Zealand

RUN IT STRAIGHT (Shortfilm, Writer, Director, Producer, 2016)

TE TAONGA O TAKU NGAKAU (Documentary, Director, 2008) Māori Television Service

FRAMING MĀORI (Documentary, Director, 2006) TVNZ

HAWAIKII (Short Film, Writer, 2006) New Zealand Film Festival, ImagineNATIVE Film & Media Arts Festival. 2007 - Berlin Film Festival, Tampere Film Festival, Oberhausen International Short Film Festival

TE AKA TAWHITO (Playwrite 2003) Takirua Productions

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Director Statement

Kaingakau ana au ki ngā korero o ngāi tāua. Me whakanui ngā taonga korero ō rātou mā.

I am passionate about telling our stories in our way.

'Run It Straight', West Papua is an issue that should hit us in the hearts and kick us in the teeth, the same thing happened to us. It's time for Māori, for the world to run it straight for West Papua.