cINeDIGENOUS at Alma Mater Tacoma: Boy
August 21, 2021
At the height of Michael Jackson and E.T. fever an 11-year-old Maori reunites with his wannabe-gangster father. See Taika Waititi’s Boy preceded by two short films at Alma Mater Tacoma, as part of the cINeDIGENOUS Summer Film Series co-presented by Nia Tero and SIFF.
FREE and open to the public. Advance registration required.
- Alma Mater Tacoma, 1322 Fawcett Ave, Tacoma, WA 98402
- Show begins at dusk. Movies will run rain or shine.
ABOUT THE FILMS
Dir. Taika Waititi, New Zealand, 87 min.
Boy is an 11-year-old Maori kid and avid Michael Jackson fan, waiting for his father to break out of prison and take him to the King of Pop’s big show. However, reality falls somewhat short of the fantasy. A sweet, funny, and fresh look at growing up—whatever your age. Courtesy of Te Tumu Whakaata Taonga New Zealand Film Commission.