Family comes in many shapes, but where there is love there is family.
DIR: JEREMIAH TAUAMITI
SAMOA | AOTEAROA
2016 | 13 mins
An ailing Polynesian matriarch must find the strength to lead her family one last time.
THE PROMISE OF PIHA
DIR: HANELLE HARRIS
NGĀPUHI, NGĀTI TUWHARETOA, NGĀTI PIKIAO | AOTEAROA
2015 | 15 mins
A young Samoan man has been chosen as the next leader of his community, but first he must confess his true desire. Does the truth really set you free?
THE WAY HOME
DIR: BEGONIA RANDHAV
ARAB | SWEDEN
2015 | 13 mins
After escaping a deadly war Sabah and a part of her family ends up at the hospital in Sweden. Her mother is sick and her little brother confused. When Sabah finds out that their asylum has been rejected she must make a choice. Return to the war with her family or escape to live as an undocumented migrant in a foreign country.
TWO STEPS BEHIND
DIR: ONEHOU STRICKLAND
NGĀTI AWA, PAHIPOTO, KUKI AIRANI | AOTEAROA
2015 | 8 mins
Pressures from the world they lived in cause Chris to think twice about older brother Mana and himself. Whether he lets this rule their brotherhood will see the course of his life change forever
DIR: YAMIN TUN
BURMA | AOTEAROA
2015 | 14 mins
A migrant mother in Auckland is abandoned by her cheating husband. Left alone with her three children in a world of cultural distance and loneliness, she gradually begins to break down and it is her young daughter who must bring her back.