Films made during 2020 COVID-19 lockdowns around the world. Parental Guidance recommended.
11:30 am, Saturday 27 March
$7.50 - Book Tickets
Films in Programme
Covida buriid ja bahá beivviidDuration: 5 mins
Director: Sara Margrethe Oskal
This hilarious short film Covid side effects shows how pandemic and physical distancing times can be helpful when trying to break up with a partner.
Guess YouDuration: 5 mins
Nation: Ngāpuhi and Ngāti Kahungunu
Director: Jaimee Poipoi
While on a date Sarah plays a game of Guess You, only to find the board game characters come to life. It seems she’s not the only one eager to impress!
Isolated ConversationsDuration: 6 mins
Nation: Awabakal and Yuin
Director: Daniel King
An Aboriginal perspective on Covid-19 and its effects on society.
Liling (At Home Semangat Gawai Version)Duration: 5 mins
Director: Alena Murang
“Liling” is an indigenous Orang Ulu anthem, traditionally sung by hundreds to thousands of voices in the dim longhouse nights in Borneo. This video brings “semangat” Gawai to Dayak households. “Semangat”, an inner fire, from within an individual’s soul, multiplied when we come together as a community, is what we need right now to keep going”.
Minha Alma Não Tem Cor | Our Soul Has No ColorDuration: 105 mins
Nation: Brazilian Afrodescendant, Guarani, and Pankararu
Director: Graciela Guarani / Alexandre Pankararu
Our Soul Has No Color addresses racism against Indigenous peoples with interviews with important Indigenous leaders in Brazil such as Ailton Krenak and Sonia Guajajara.
Noho MaiDuration: 3 mins
Director: Waitahi Aniwaniwa McGee / Shania Bailey-Edmonds / Jesse-Ana Harris / Charles Olsen / Lilián Pallares / Peta-Maria Tunui
Symbolized in the bird’s flight, Maori, Pakeha and Colombian creatives explore life’s journey, the longing for the nest, and the life-giving connection with our ancestors.
Onipa’aDuration: 12 mins
Nation: Kanaka Maoli
Director: Dyllon Ching
Li’i finds himself the lone caretaker of a kalo farm as everyone has lost interest in the long standing cultural art.
Suodji (Shelter)Duration: 4 mins
Director: Marja Helander
Director Marja Helander steps through time to retrace the steps of an ancestor who tried to fool death during the 1918 Influenza Epidemic.
Very PresentDuration: 6 mins
Director: Conor McNally
How does prolonged confinement shape our experience of time? Filmmaker Conor McNally explores the question in the company of his brother Riley, a young man who’s learning to cope with a new—yet strangely familiar—reality.
Timothy’s TreasureDuration: 5 mins
Nation: Aleisa, Ngāti Kapu, Ngāti Whātua, and Tanugamanono
Director: Oriwa Hakaraia / Bailey Poching
Timothy is having a hard time until he finds a friend.