Some Pasifika films

For those of you who have enjoyed Moana, or not…

some films made by Pacific Islanders, telling their story in their view…

A list from a member of theonering.net boards… TOR.n hails from Aotearoa, aka New Zealand, aka land of the Maoris, one corner of the Polynesian triangle.

Maori
Poi E – The Story of Our Song
Once Were Warriors
Whale Rider
Ngati
The Dark Horse
Mauri
Boy
The Strength of Water
Utu
Crooked Earth
Mt Zion
Mahana
The Dead Lands (in Te Reo Maori)

Pasifika
Flying Fox in a Freedom Tree
The Orator (in Samoan)
Sione’s Wedding
No. 2

The Pa Boys https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nYVVQN0KmXk 2013. On DVD.
A poignant film about belonging – and music! I watch it over and over.
https://www.youtube.com/…=RDKdNKmRvYkwg#t=111
The sound track can be purchased on iTunes.

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