ELLEN MELVILLE CENTRE, AUCKLAND CENTRAL,
12 pM saturday 29 JUNE
12 pm Oranga Shorts: He Oranga Pumau (Tanya Filia, Jessie McVeagh, NZ), Back in the Water House (Pauline Adalid, NZ), Uapoifalemalu (NZ)
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.
BACK IN THE WATER HOUSE
Director Pauline Adalid, Writer Pauline Adalid, Producer Pauline Adalid, 14 minutes, New Zealand, Documentary, Student, Short
A story about motherhood, Back in the Water House follows mother-daughter artists Sulieti Fieme’a Burrows and Tui Emma Gillies as their relationship is further strengthened by tapa - a Tongan traditional cloth made from the inner bark of a mulberry tree.
Director Brown Paper Ink, Crooked Fence Films, Producer Crooked Fence Films, Brown Paper Ink, 13 minutes, New Zealand, Documentary, Short
Uapōifalemalu is a love letter and celebration, a dedication to Sāmoan women. Our aunties, mothers, grandmothers - our tinā. They raise us, they nurture us, they teach us, they care for us - and care for each other. Language: English, Samoan.