WAIRUA SHORTS

We each have a spirit or a soul that exists within us from creation, and continues without us beyond death.

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AROHA

DIR: NIKKI SI’ULEPA
SAMOA | AOTEAROA
2015 | 11 mins

A love story that’s not as simple as ‘boy meets girl’

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AVE MARIA

DIR: BASIL KHALIL
PALESTINE
2015 | 15 mins

5 nuns in the West Bank have their daily routine of silence disrupted when a Jewish family comes knocking at their door for help.

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BLUEY

DIR: DARLENE JOHNSON
DUNGHUTTI | AUSTRALIA
2016 | 14 mins

Bluey is an intense portrayal of an angry young girl who is trapped in a violent world of inner and outer turmoil. She desperately wants to break out of this cycle but doesn’t know how. One day she meets a mystery mentor, and for the first time, Bluey plunges into the depths of
her own being.

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LAND MEMORIES: STARLIGHT TOURS

DIR: SCOTT BENESIINAABANDAN
ANISHINAABE | CANADA
2015 | 3 mins

A visual exploration of the psychic memories and histories located within the land and spaces we occupy.

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SMOKE THAT TRAVELS

DIR: KAYLA BRIET
PRAIRIE BAND POTAWATOMI | USA
2016 | 13 mins

Through language, dance, music and the history of the Prairie Band Potawatomi, Kayla Briet claims her family’s story and expresses her and her father’s beliefs as a smoke signal to the world. 

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WOMAN WITHOUT MANDOLIN

DIR: FABIANO MIXO
BRAZILIAN
2015 | 5 mins

This award-winning film powerfully confronts the colonial gaze found in European art. Using Picasso’s Girl with Mandolin as a platform, director Fabiano Mixo places a strong woman as the focal point within the fractured confines of the Cubist style, redirecting the colonial lens.

SCREENING TIMES:

Friday 17 March
9:30 am
The Civic Theatre
Saturday 18 March
12:30 pm
The Civic Theatre


TICKETING INFORMATION:

Tickets available from March 1
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