We’ve had an overwhelmingly positive response to the film – thank you to all who have got in touch with us.

Due to a high number of enquiries lately, we’re also offering people the change to send us a screening request – if your local isn’t listed below, then fire us a message here and we’ll see if we can’t arrange something special for you.

We’ll be keeping you up to date on Facebook too. So feel free to Like us over there and stay in the loop.

Rialto Film Channel (NZ)

As part of New Zealand Film month, Rialto is screening Song of the Kauri.

“Grass-roots documentary on the economic and creative potential of the iconic New Zealand native: the Kauri tree. Filmmaker Mathurn Molgat focuses on Northland’s Laurie Williams, a luthier of international repute, who uses the wood for sought-after guitars and violins. Philosophers, musicians, economists, historians, scientists, professors and woodsmen amplify Molgat’s holistic treatise. – Rialto Channel


Set your recorder remotely by visiting the Rialto Channel website now.

June 23 – 10:30 p.m.
June 24 – 08:05 a.m.
July 11 – 3:05 p.m.
July 27  – 03:25 p.m.
July 28 – 02:45 a.m.

Additional information about upcoming Rialto screenings.

Honolulu Museum of Art, Hawaii

June 16 2013, 19:30hrs, June 19 + 20 13:00hrs
Presented by director Mathurin Molgat and followed by Q&A

Reel Earth Environmental Film Festival

June 22 2013, 13:00hrs
Palmerston North, New Zealand

St James Theatre, Gore

May 31 2013, 18:00hrs
Presented by director Mathurin Molgat and followed by Q&A

Captain Bougainville Theatre, Forum North, Whangarei

June 9 2013, 20:00hrs (3rd screening by public demand!) only $10

Settlers Film Club – Oratia, Waitakere, West Auckland

June 28 2013, 20:00hrs
phone 09 818 2489 for details

Screening soon (details to be announced):

Sisters of St Joseph – Te Kahui Tuahine O Hato Hohepa – Wanganui (Presented by director Mathurin Molgat and followed by Q&A)
Piha Surf Club – Piha
Ruby’s Cinema – Wanaka (Several screenings already and more to come!)

Festival Screenings

Wakefield International Film Festival
Wakefield QC, Canada – followed by panel discussion

World Environmental Film Festival
National Geographic – Washington DC, USA

New Zealand International Film Festival

Hot Springs International Documentary Festival
Hot Springs Arkansas, USA

Reel Earth Environmental Film Festival
Palmerston North, NZ

Aotearoa Film Festival
Honolulu Museum of Art, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA


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Mathurin has been involved in the New Zealand film industry since 1985. Song of the Kauri is his documentary directorial debut and he has surrounded himself with a stellar cast of uniquely talented people who are all impassioned by this project and share a common vision to tell this story. More about Mathurin

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