THE POWER OF EMOTION
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Beneath The Surface
New Zealand’s first Tongan swimming champion battles self-doubt and setbacks as she fights for a medal at the Commonwealth Games.
Dir: Gill Higgins | Prod: Vea Mafile’o, Sarah StewartCOMING SOON
The E Blacks
A passionate video gamer leads his team on a turbulent battle to be the first New Zealanders to compete in E Sports in the Commonwealth Games.
Dir: Ashley Pitman | Prod: Rajneel Singh, Annamarie Connors
In preparation for a seemingly unachievable cycle trip, a filmmaker and her father attempt to find the joy amongst the grief that his life threatening diagnosis brings.
Dir: Keely Meechan | Prod: Virginia WickhamCOMING SOON
He Ōhākī – Imparting Words of Wisdom
Centuries of Tūhoe wisdom are illuminated by Kararaina Rangihau, youngest daughter of John Rangihau, as a means of truly addressing the impact of institutional racism against Māori.
Dir: Kararaina Rangihau | Prod: Ruth Kaupua, Kelly DavisCOMING SOON
A teenage bodybuilder must take extreme measures to sculpt the perfect body as he pursues his ultimate goal of winning his first bodybuilding competition.
Dir: Harry Wynn | Prod: Lesley HansenCOMING SOON
Forty-five years after his parents were wrongfully imprisoned for overstaying, a Tongan New Zealander finally admits the painful truth behind what really happened to his family during the Dawn Raids.
Dir: Alice Lolohea | Prod: Sandra KailahiCOMING SOON
Mana Over Meth
Determined to break the cycle for her tamariki, one wāhine toa turns her troubled life of addiction and trauma around by rediscovering her wairua and reclaiming her mana.
Dir: Holly Beckham | Prod: Holly Beckham, Jason CraneCOMING SOON
Believing Is Seeing
A mysterious outbreak of tic disorders among young people leads Dr Robert Bartholomew to question whether social media is making us sick.
Dir: Sophie Black | Prod: Nikhil MadhanCOMING SOON