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  • Gender Diverse Attendees: Free ($0.00)
  • General Admission: Free ($0.00)
  • General Admission (last minute release): Free ($0.00)
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  • Sun 10 Apr 2022, 2:30pm–5:00pm



SOLD OUT: BUT ACCEPTING 10 WAITLIST ENTREES (as we know COVID is always unexpected) To request, email

In celebration of Trans Day of Visibility and with support of the Whangārei District Council Creative Community Scheme, Gender Diverse Whangārei is hosting a public screening of Rūrangi....Aotearoa-New Zealand's first and only trans-led film drama.

Caz Davis left his home in the small town of Rūrangi, abandoning everyone, and moved to Auckland to start his new life where he transitions. Years later, he returns to the town where he grew up for the first time as an out trans man.

"A nuanced look at identity through a trans lens...moving and powerful” - Sara Clements, Awards Watch
"Performances and writing are universally strong and the storytelling is clear and sharp." - Graeme Tuckett, Stuff

Nominee for Best Outstanding Limited Anthology Series - GLADD Media Awards
Finalist for Best Actor, Best Supporting Actor, Best Director, and Best Drama Series - NZTV Awards
Audience Award Winner for Best Narrative Feature - San Francisco Film Festival

2:30 pm Pre-film red carpet photo opportunity. Dress to Impress.
3:00 pm Film Begins (subtitled for accessibility)
4:30 pm Post-film discussion with show creators and Whangārei Gender Diverse Community (with NZ sign language translation)

Cost: Free with request for KOHA from allies.
(concessions available but not included.)

Health & Safety: Distanced Seating between households & Masks while not eating. Vaccine Passports requested but not required.
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