You, the Choice of My Parents

You, the Choice of My Parents

  • 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
  • - 3 m 41 s

A poetic journey through the life of a woman going through an arranged marriage, animated on traditional Tongan Cloth called Ngatu.

Screening Information
For My Fathers Kingdom

11:15 AM
Sunday 27 September 2020
The Civic Theatre

TRAILER: You, The Choice of My Parents
  • Language Tonga
  • Subtitle English
  • Indigenous Nation Fiji
  • Country Fiji
  • Director Meli Tuqota Jr
  • Indigenous Key Creative Bio Meli Tuqota Jr is a filmmaker based in Suva, Fiji. Meli works as a graphic designer and animator in a local NGO. Meli has been animating on and off over the past 10 years or so, and has worked on several of his friends short film projects. Meli created, animated and directed the short animated film, You, the Choice of My Parents in 2019. He would like to create more animated and live action films from the South Pacific and is currently working to build his body of work as an animator and director.
  • Producer Meli Tuqota Jr
  • Premiere Southern Hemisphere Premiere
  • Awards Cultural Animation Film Festival Honolulu United States