- Screening Date: 6th August, 6pm
- Starring: Cliff Curtis, James Rolleson, Kirk Torrence.
- Directed by: James Napier Robertson
- Running time: 124 minutes
- Rating: R strong language
- Language: English
THE DARK HORSE is an inspiring story based on the life of Gisborne hero and chess champion Genesis Potini. Potini was widley admired for promoting the educational benefits of chess in poor communities. Battling bipolar disorder, Potini was also an advocate for Mental Health Awareness, a cause this film advances by gentle implication.