KIRIATA O TE AO MARAMA
Kahungunu Marae 2 pm Sunday June 2
Director Sarah Hennigan, Writer Sarah Hennigan, Producer, 15 minutes, United States, Short, Student
A gifted young woman launches into the darkness to find a way to save her people. What she uncovers, nobody expected. A 21st-Century reinterpretation of a Cherokee oral story. Cast: Abigail Lucas, Ross Clark
TIKI-X823: Thanx for all the fish
Director Jason Taouma, Writer Jason Taouma, Producer Jason Taouma, 19 minutes, New Zealand, Short
In a distant future an explorer known as a Tiki, must rediscover a post apocalyptic Aotearoa in order to uncover the mystery of Experiment 823 which infects the mind with some form of virtual virus. Tiki-X823 balances the speaking of three languages Samoan, Tongan and Chinese to weave a rich tapestry of intrigue. Cast: Missy Pelu, Lai Tupuola, Lolo Fonua, Hi Yi. Language: Chinese, Samoan, Tongan.
Director Mitchel Viernes, Writer Mitchel Viernes, Producer Gerard Elmore, Erik Ries, Darrin Kaneshiro, James Charisma, Brian Watanabe, 16 minutes, United States, Short
In the future, a Hawaiian astronaut makes the next great leap for his planet, his family, and himself. Tonight is his last chance. Cast: Michael Hake , Kimo Kahoano, Danielle Zalopany, Jason Quinn, Lisa Barnes.