FRIDAY 23 MARCH
10 AM – 11 AM
The Civic Theatre
The NATIVE Slam II was held over 72 hours in the week prior to MFF17.
Lennie Hill (Ngāpuhi), Manu Bonnefin (Tahiti)
Ena Koe tells the story of a man who discovers a baby in his home.
KA PUTA KO AU
Amie Batalibasi (Australian Solomon Islander), Kelton Stepanowich (Métis), Renae Maihi (Ngāti Whakaue, Ngāpuhi)
The story of a young woman who has to make a dangerous journey in order to continue the bloodline of her tribe.
Chris Molloy (Ngāti Manawa, Ngāi Tūhoe), Michelle Latimer (Métis, Algonquin), Yamin Tun (Karen)
A young woman is grieving for her father and following her Karen (Myanmar) traditions when she meets a Māori man who offers to help her. However, he is also saying goodbye.
Ryan Alexander Lloyd (Ngāi Tahu), Erin Lau (Kanaka Maoli), Jerome Schmitt (Tahiti)
After a devastating incident a man weighs up his right to live.