11 films/events

Pacific Showcase Shorts

BIGGIE & SHRIMP
New Zealand 2019 | 14 min.
Pacific Showcase Shorts | Drama

On a downbeat housing estate, a teenager confronts his self-identity and masculinity, putting his only true friendship at risk.

Nov 5th 10:00 AM - Nov 29th 11:45 PM  | ONLINE ACCESS

Sun, Nov 29 - 12:01AM  NOV 5 - 29 | ON DEMAND ONLINE

DADDY'S GIRL
Kōtiro
New Zealand 2020 | 13 min.
Pacific Showcase Shorts | Drama

Te Puhi prepares herself for the toughest day of her life as her father, Tui prepares a kai for his girl. 

Nov 5th 10:00 AM - Nov 29th 11:45 PM  | ONLINE ACCESS

Sun, Nov 29 - 12:01AM  NOV 5 - 29 | ON DEMAND ONLINE

HAWAIIAN SOUL
United States 2020 | 19 min.
Pacific Showcase Shorts | Drama

Amidst the 1970s native rights movement, George Helm, a young Hawaiian activist and musician must gain the support of kūpuna (elders) from Maui to aid in protecting the neighboring island of...

Nov 5th 10:00 AM - Nov 29th 11:45 PM  | ONLINE ACCESS

Sun, Nov 22 - 7:00PM  Windward Mall Drive-In

Sun, Nov 29 - 12:01AM  NOV 5 - 29 | ON DEMAND ONLINE

Sun, Nov 29 - 12:01AM  NOV 5 - 29 | ON DEMAND ONLINE

Sun, Nov 29 - 2:30PM  Consolidated Ward

KAPAEMAHU
United States 2020 | 8 min.
Pacific Showcase Shorts | Animation

Kapaemahu reveals the hidden history of four powerful healing stones on Waikiki Beach, and the mysterious spirits within them. 

Nov 5th 10:00 AM - Nov 29th 11:45 PM  | ONLINE ACCESS

Sun, Nov 29 - 12:01AM  NOV 5 - 29 | ON DEMAND ONLINE

Sun, Nov 29 - 12:01AM  NOV 5 - 29 | ON DEMAND ONLINE

Sun, Nov 29 - 2:30PM  Consolidated Ward

OUR LOVE
Mawhialeo Ote Alowha
New Zealand 2020 | 16 min.
Pacific Showcase Shorts | Documentary

Meli and her husband Avito reflect on the pivotal decision of their lives. With much trepidation they left the tiny atoll of Tokelau for New Zealand seeking a better life for their son. 

Nov 5th 10:00 AM - Nov 29th 11:45 PM  | ONLINE ACCESS

Sun, Nov 29 - 12:01AM  NOV 5 - 29 | ON DEMAND ONLINE

REUNION
New Zealand 2020 | 14 min.
Pacific Showcase Shorts | Drama, Horror

After refusing a “Meals on Wheels” dinner from a Maori teenager, Miss Venck is overjoyed to be reunited with her long departed fiance. But her joy is short lived when he reveals the...

Nov 5th 10:00 AM - Nov 29th 11:45 PM  | ONLINE ACCESS

Sun, Nov 29 - 12:01AM  NOV 5 - 29 | ON DEMAND ONLINE

RUAHINE: STORIES IN HER SKIN
New Zealand 2019 | 40 min.
Pacific Showcase Shorts | Native/Indigenous Peoples

For Māori women receiving their traditional moko kauae, they are visually asserting their birthright and identity while celebrating the mana (spiritual power) of their whakapapa (ancestry).

Nov 5th 10:00 AM - Nov 29th 11:45 PM  | ONLINE ACCESS

Sun, Nov 29 - 12:01AM  NOV 5 - 29 | ON DEMAND ONLINE

SKY AELANS
Solomon Islands 2020 | 6 min.
Pacific Showcase Shorts | Native/Indigenous Peoples

The Indigenous communities who live in the high mountain forests, known locally as the “Sky Aelans”, are the last guardians of these sacred spaces. This film is a reflection of the vital...

Nov 5th 10:00 AM - Nov 29th 11:45 PM  | ONLINE ACCESS

Sun, Nov 29 - 12:01AM  NOV 5 - 29 | ON DEMAND ONLINE

TRUTH TELLING
Australia 2020 | 28 min.
Pacific Showcase Shorts | Documentary

A straight-talking Aboriginal women’s group is tackling racism and white privilege head-on in their home town.

Nov 5th 10:00 AM - Nov 29th 11:45 PM  | ONLINE ACCESS

Sun, Nov 29 - 12:01AM  NOV 5 - 29 | ON DEMAND ONLINE

WALK A MILE
New Zealand 2019 | 15 min.
Pacific Showcase Shorts | Drama

Vietnam vet Russ hates the noisy family next door but when tragedy strikes his neighbours he changes his mind.

Nov 5th 10:00 AM - Nov 29th 11:45 PM  | ONLINE ACCESS

Sun, Nov 29 - 12:01AM  NOV 5 - 29 | ON DEMAND ONLINE

WIRUN
Australia 2019 | 9 min.
Pacific Showcase Shorts | Bildungsroman, Family Friendly, Social Issues, Women

WIRUN is a story about Erin, a young Indigenous Australian faces obstacles in her drama class. She wants to perform like the others, but Shakespeare’s old language won't come out. 

Nov 5th 10:00 AM - Nov 29th 11:45 PM  | ONLINE ACCESS

Sun, Nov 29 - 12:01AM  NOV 5 - 29 | ON DEMAND ONLINE

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