August 20, 2020 Loading Docs

Season 7 Out Now


Season 7. Out Now.

Loading Docs returned today with a brand-new collection of eight short documentaries, each taking on the turbulent year of 2020 in their own way.

In this unprecedented year of political, cultural and social upheaval, Loading Docs new collection of short documentaries capture unique viewpoints on contemporary history, inviting audiences to see this year’s events from a new perspective. An emotional spectrum of stories await.

Featuring high-profile responses to the pandemic, racism and politics, subjects include Chlöe Swarbrick, Guled Mire, Dr. Siouxsie Wiles and a very special Olympic hopeful Chunli Li, chasing her one last shot at gold.

Alongside well known faces, viewers can expect the unexpected with stories on the fight to save the majestic Kauri, a self-deprecating 40-year-old on a mission to finally ditch her period cringe, wahine hunters determined to lead a self-sustained sisterhood and courageous filmmaking when a director takes to the sky to understand her Uncle’s death.

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OK Chlöe – Millennial MP, Chlöe Swarbrick, challenges the establishment during the most important year of her political career.

Going Home – To celebrate the adventurous life of her late Uncle Clive, she takes a leap of faith and learns to fly.

One Year On – A year after the Christchurch Mosque terror attack, a voice for the Muslim and refugee community asks himself what more he can do.

Table for One – Against all odds, an ageing table tennis icon sacrifices it all for one last shot at Olympic greatness.

Te Wao Nui – Kauri are dying. A traditional Māori healer has one last chance to save an entire forest, one tree at a time.

About Bloody Time – A self-deprecating 40-year-old on a mission to finally ditch her period cringe.

Wahine Warrior – After a brush with death, she was reborn a warrior. Using hunting as therapy, she must overcome her past to lead a self-sustained sisterhood.

Siouxsie & the Virus – A science superhero with pink hair wages war on COVID-19 to convince an entire nation to lockdown.

Funded by NZ On Air and made with the support of the New Zealand Film Commission and Te Māngai Pāho.