SUNDAY JUNE 5, 7 PM MORERE HALL, MORERE
Join us for a late night dip in the Morere Hot Springs as we close the festival and present a special selection of Maori and indigenous short films from NZ and around the world.
GOLDEN BIRD 10 min India Debraj Sarkar Animation 2016
THE CHIEF’S SPEECH TO THE UN Director Vilsoni Hereniko 4 min USA/Hawaii
BLACKBIRD Director Amie Batalabasi (Solomon Islander) 13 min Australia 2016 (Photo above)
Forced to work on a sugar plantation in Queensland, Australia in the late 1800s, a spirited young Solomon Islander, Kiko, journeys into manhood. Amidst severe oppression and loss, must find his will to survive.
PLACENTA Jules Koostachin 2014 Canada 15 minutes
MEHRUNISA HAS FALLEN IN LOVE Director Qasim Naeem 2016 Pakistan 4 min
ANTOLINA 7 min Paraguay Director Miguel Agüero 2016
LON-DONE Allan George (Maori) 7 min UK/NZ 2016 Tropfest NZ
GOALIE Director Toa Stappard (Maori) UK 2016 14 min
South London. Four in the morning. A man tries to save the ones he loves.
WINGS Jharaiz Kiriona (Maori) 7 min NZ 2016 Tropfest NZ
TAVITA/LANI 2015 NZ Director/Writer Lawrence Keil (Samoan) 15 mins
TAONGA NZ 2015 Director/Writer Ropata Smith-Warren (Maori) 13 mins
JESUS COYOTE TEEVEE Chris Bose ( N’lakapamux) • 10:34 • 2011 • Canada • English & N’lakapamux
Mixed imagery of Indigenous and non-Indigenous spirituality overlaps in a visual cacophony.