PATUTIKI: THE GUARDIANS OF THE MARQUESAN TATTOODirected by Christophe Cordier, Heretu Tetahiotupa
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With tattoo declared illegal by church & state in the early 1900’s, the last of the “black-skinned” Marquesan elders find clever ways to guard their dying people’s Polynesian history, leaving a cultural puzzle of art and belief to be uncovered by future generations.
Director: Heretu Tetahiotupa, Christophe Cordier
Producer: Mike Alezrah, Nelly Decuyper
Watch the artist conversation featuring the filmmakers below, as we discuss their creative journey behind making the film.