A unique and captivating Pasifika Film experience for all walks of life to enjoy!
7 short films carefully curated by Pollywood Pasifika Film Director & founder, Craig Fasi.
Thanks to an extremely popular and successful exclusive screening recently at the end of October, Pollywood Pasifika Film 172019 has the honour of an 'encore' screening, graciously hosted by Te Uru Waitākere Contemporary Gallery.
Wonderful opportunity to experience these amazing Pasifika films in the format they were intended to be seen - On the big screen. Stories of overcoming adversity, climate change, slavery, colonialism, Stigmata, Religion & unforgivable parenting.
This film event is truly a showcase of excellence and accomplishment.
Film Summary as per Craig Fasi
Abused and outcast into freedom of decision by impressionable extremist youth. Religion vs Religion, Father vs Son. Rebellion like anything has its limitations.
Sons of Blackbird
Discussion of hope and reality in poetic form. The Curse or Blessing of being a generational immigrant surviving in a foreign land.
Toa`ipuapuagā, Strength in Suffering
Internationally acclaimed stigmata manifestation in Samoa. Sacrifice, Suffering, Redemption, purpose – Devine Intervention phenomenon creates doubt and the inclination for forgiveness..
The Moon and the Night
Taking care of your caretaker will lead to tears of anger and disappointment. Loyalty and trust will blatantly be discarded for the sake of unwilling compromise.
Correcting the present with help from the past. Unresolved and resentful awaiting truth for progression towards contentment. A turbulent path to dramatic exposure with sudden resolve.
Our Atoll Speaks: Ko Talatala Mai Tō Mātou Wenua
Acknowledging preservation of culture and people through a serenade of narrative and captivating imagery. A very politically correct cry for help.
Under the debateable rule of King George VI indigenous democracy accentuates the guardianship of History to be the truth.