72 min | Documentary
The story of Joey Mataele and the Tonga Leitis, an intrepid group of transgender women fighting a rising tide of religious fundamentalism and intolerance in the South Pacific Kingdom.
Directors: Dean Hamer, Joe Wilson, Hinaleimoana Wong-Kalu | Stars: Joey Joleen Mataele, Eva Baron, Hon. Frederica Tuita Filipe, Princess Salote Lupepau'u Tuita-Taione
93 min | Documentary, Biography, History
Ancient philosophy, opera and Tongan culture come together in this intimate portrait of a teacher, his school and his people as they navigate a sea of repression and doubt in a small but troubled Pacific island kingdom.
Director: Paul Janman | Stars: Futa Helu, 'Atolomake Helu, Sisi'uno Helu, Kik Velt
84 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Instructed to set out on a journey by his village chief, Flying Fox heads south to learn about his strengths as a man. During his journey he meets two warring villages and attempts to ... See full summary »
Director: Alex Bernstein | Stars: Soane Prescott, Kelepi Fonohema, Sione Ma'u, Poy David Barnes Tonga
13 min | Documentary, Animation, Short | Completed
Two mothers-one human, one whale- are bound by the history of the Kingdom they share and the future ahead.
Directors: Sophie Ansel, Christophe Bailhache | Star: Sylvia Earle
TV-PG | 46 min | Documentary, Action, Adventure
Showcases inspiring adaptive athletes, well-respected public figures, and athlete ambassadors of all abilities, overcoming limitations through adaptive water sports such as surfing, scuba ... See full summary »
Directors: Kurt Miller, Hans Rosenwinkel | Stars: Fabien Cousteau, Jean-Michel Cousteau, Adam Dirks, Missy Franklin
15 min | Short, Drama
Set in the Kingdom of Tonga (South Pacific Islands), this film looks at the influence and encroachment of western culture as shown in the relationship of a young man and his traditional father.
Director: Paul Stoll | Stars: William Guttenbeil, Opeti Mahina, Folau Kaitapu, Soane Paulo Po'oi
Former prize-fighter, Soane 'The Shark' Valu is forced to return home after 20 years when his father dies. He must now face his three children he left behind and uncover the truth behind an ancestor's curse.
Stars: Haanz Fa'avae-Jackson, Tupou Vainiaku Filimoehala, Joe Folau, Ilaisaane Green
30 min | News
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Stars: Talita Tu'ipulotu, Salote Sisifa, Emma Vea, Melissa Baleilekutu
51 min | Documentary, Animation, Biography
A Peace Corps volunteer in the Kingdom of Tonga has been told to keep his sexual orientation private. Members of the transgender community, the fakaleitis, navigate their own journey of ... See full summary »
Director: Brian Favorite | Star: Doug Siebum
60 min | Music
Produced by Television Tonga, Juice Music is a weekly hour-long program for young people, featuring the latest music videos from the USA & the UK, segments/interviews relating to youth ... See full summary »
Stars: Ofa Guttenbeil, Caroline Manu, Nasili Likiliki, Viliami Young
27 min | Short, Drama, History
Based on the Legend of, `Aho`eitu from the Pacific Island of Tonga, 'Aho'eitu leaves his mother to find his father Tagaloa in the heavens. On his quest he finds out that he also has ... See full summary »
Directors: Jeremiah Tauamiti, Vea Mafile'o | Stars: Sione Pia Fatai, Sisi'uno Helu, Nonga Pulu, Latu Va'eno
11 min | Documentary, Short
A brave young transgender woman sets off on a journey to become her true self in the conservative Pacific Island Kingdom of Tonga - with a little inspiration from Tina Turner along the way.
Directors: Dean Hamer, Joe Wilson | Stars: Eva Baron, Joey Joleen Mataele
29 min | Documentary, Short, Biography | Completed
The inspirational and true story of a family that decided to move from the United States to be missionaries on a small island in the South Pacific.
Director: Jonny Paquette | Stars: Chris Paquette, Ariel Paquette, Indy Paquette, Alei Paquette
105 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama
Christian Brann, the son of the former President of the uniquely American company Levi Strauss, is raised by a family from the Kingdom of Tonga after his father's stroke. Through this film ... See full summary »
Director: Christian Brann | Star: Christian Brann
64 min | Documentary, Biography
In 1998, aquaculturists Carol and Craig Schmarr decided to save the seahorse. Seahorses were disappearing from the world's oceans at an alarming rate and so they quit their jobs, packed ... See full summary »
Director: Caroline Harding | Stars: Carol Cozzi-Schmarr, Craig Schmarr
40 min | Short, Action, Adventure
Three oceans with eight surfers on an odyssey of exotic waves and culture.
Director: Michael Kew | Stars: Craig Anderson, Ryan Burch, Brendon Gibbens, Trevor Gordon
28 min | Short, Adventure
Whale Journey: Connecting with the Humpback Whales is a 28-minute evocative and experiential film about humpback whales, with stunning underwater footage that includes whales initiating ... See full summary »