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Come along to a screening of James & Isey with a talk from Director Florian Habicht. Pioneer Women’s Hall, Ellen Melville Centre.

About the film: James lives with his 99 year old mother Isey on their small farm in Kawakawa, Northland.

They are descendants of Ngati Manu – the Bird People. In their unique relationship, James has devoted the last 20 years to looking after his mum and bringing the spirit world onboard to get her over 100.

Filmmaker Florian Habicht (Pulp, Love Story, Kaikohe Demolition ) follows the duo in their incredible week leading up to the ‘big event’.

James and Isey is currently screening in Auckland. (Rialto Cinemas, Bridgeway, Academy, Vic Devonport, Reading Lynnmall) for details visit

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