Super Special

Super Special

  • 2019 -
  • Bingo Captioned Charter Docos Under The Skin Documentary Drama For My Fathers Kingdom Fukry Huahua Impact Kia Manawanui Long Time No Sea MFF2020 MRFF NATIVE Slam V Nga Matauranga Nga Putake Nga Raurekau Patutiki Sembradoras de Vida Short Documentary Short Drama Shorts Wairua Shorts Whakapapa Whanau Whenua
  • - 12 m

In the midst of her first period, a quiet resilient young girl must choose between a surprise for her beloved little brother or buying pads for herself.

Screening Information
Whānau Shorts

10:00 AM
Sunday 27 September 2020
Māoriland Hub

  • Language Māori / English
  • Subtitle English
  • Indigenous Nation Māori, Kai Tahu, Kāti Māmoe, Waitaha
  • Country New Zealand
  • Director Kyrie MacTavish, Isaac Te Reina, Ashley Williams
  • Indigenous Key Creative Ruby Solly
  • Indigenous Key Creative Bio Ruby Solly (Kai Tahu, Kāti Māmoe, Waitaha) is a writer, musician, and academic residing in Wellington. She has been published in journals such as Starling, Minarets, Poetry NZ, Landfall and Oscen amongst others. Ruby also works as a recording artist and session musician and has performed with artists such as Whirimako Black, Trinity Roots and Ariana Tikao. She recently completed a masters thesis on the use of taonga p?oro within music therapy in acute mental health care. Ruby has worked as a music therapist with taonga p?oro in a rage of settings including schools, assisted living, mental health care, and prisons. She is about to begin a PHD continuing this mahi and hopes that taonga p?oro will be more widely seen as the incredible rongoa that it is. This is her first short film.
  • Producer Ashley Williams