The BOY premiere in the Middle East must have been a great feast!
First of all, because Taika was there. Then, you could watch the film on a huge, I’m telling you A huge outdoor screen. Before the screening started, there were performed traditional Maori songs and the haka dance. But I think the highlight of the premiere was a live remix of “Poi E” and Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” with Taika dancing along with other performers on stage.
“It feels good to represent the kind of films that I make. I have a particular voice from a particular angle over a particular point of view in New Zealand.”
Watch this video on 3news.co.nz to see what I’m talking about.