KIRIATA ORANGA SHORTS
Kahungunu Marae 1 pm Sunday June 2
He Oranga Pumau
Director Tanya Filia, Jessie McVeagh, Writer Tanya Filia, Jessie McVeagh, Producer Jessie McVeagh
32 minutes, New Zealand, Documentary
In 2015 Doctors told Tanya Filia she had two months to live - she turned back to Māori traditions and began a whole new journey. Cast: Tanya Filia. Language: English, Māori.
Let us visit eternity for the road is made of water
Director Sebastian J Lowe, 5 minutes, New Zealand, Experimental
Let us visit eternity for the road is made of water emerges out of the Orongorongo Valley, in the Remutaka Forest Ranges, on the lower North Island of Aotearoa New Zealand. Ngā taonga pūoro (Māori musical instruments) are intertwined with the New Zealand environment and situated within Te Ao Māori, the Māori world and/or dimension. Cast: RG Shaw.
Made in Païwan
Director Jonathan Bougard, Writer Jonathan Bougard, Producer Jonathan Bougard
5 minutes, French Polynesia, Documentary
Païwan People share a rich tattooing tradition which was closely related to cultural identity and social status before the vanishement during WWII.
Director Andrea Egan, Joe Hitchcock, Producer Andrea Egan, 7 minutes, United States, Documentary, Short
We all hope that our children have a bright future. This is a story of kids in Kiribati facing the harsh realities of climate change. This is their story from their perspective. Suspended between a home they love, and a world they are only beginning to understand, they are facing these realities now and their story should remind us that they deserve a livable future.