The River Is Me
For many years, the ownership of the Whanganui River in New Zealand was under dispute between the Kiwi government and the Maori people, who consider the river sacred. Now, however, it owns itself. In what’s believed to be a first, the river has been granted legal personhood, with the same rights and responsibilities as you and me. But determining where a river ends and the rest of nature begins —well, that may be up for some debate.
|Actors:||Chris Finlayson, Geoffrey Hipango, Donald McGhee, Gerrard Albert|
|Our age recommendation:||13|
|Language (subtitles):||German, French, English, Spanish, Russian|
|Country of origin:||New Zealand|
|Shooting Locations:||New Zealand|
|Screening rights:||MEL Films ()|
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