Dawn Raid

Dawn Raid

Dawn Raid

Filmmaker Oscar Kightley tells the story of Dawn Raid Entertainment, the iconic South Auckland music label that backed hip-hop and RnB artists like Savage and Aaradhna. Centred on its two founders Andy Murnane and Brotha D, the film charts their rise and fall on the global podium as well as their spiritual rebirth.

2021Rating: M, Offensive language98 minsNew Zealand
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Dawn Raid / Reviews

Screenhub

Screenhub

An important and entertaining film about culture and identity...

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The Australian

The Australian

Oscar Kightley's affectionate portrait of Brotha D, Andy and their friends is enjoyable even if you're not into the music.

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New Zealand Herald

New Zealand Herald

An invigorating, uplifting and occassionally heartbreaking Kiwi success story.

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The Spinoff

The Spinoff

It’s a beautiful balance of oral history, archive and storytelling.

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Stuff

Stuff

A scarcely believable journey through family, community, ambition, hubris, disaster and triumph.

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Newshub

Newshub

Stop drop and roll to the nearest cinema, one of the best local docos directed by one of New Zealand's best storytellers... needs to be seen.

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FilmInk

FilmInk

An invigorating look at New Zealand’s own contribution to the hip-hop ideal of the self-made hustler, using words, beats, and street knowledge to make heads nod and hearts open.

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