90 min | Drama
A portmanteau feature film by 9 female Pacific filmmakers and filmed on seven Pacific islands. It is about the journey of empowerment through culture over the lifetime of one woman, Vai.
Directors: Becs Arahanga, Amberley Jo Aumua, Matasila Freshwater, Dianna Fuemana, Miria George, Ofa Guttenbeil, Marina McCartney, Nicole Whippy, Sharon Whippy | Stars: Ro Mereani Adi Tuimatanisiga, Ar-Ramadi Longopoa, Betsy Lania Luitolo, Agnes Pele
R | 92 min | Horror, Thriller
A young artist unknowingly plays a role in releasing a deadly spirit as he attempts to learn tatau, the Samoan tradition of tattooing.
Director: Peter Burger | Stars: Jason Behr, Mia Blake, David Fane, Robbie Magasiva
92 min | Comedy
A coming-of-age film about six Samoan men growing up in South Auckland, New Zealand.
Director: Hans Masoe | Stars: Hans Masoe, Lagi Farani, Johnny Aukusitino, Suivai Autagavaia
60 min | Crime, Drama
HARRY is a single story, six-part crime drama series set in Auckland which follows the intense psychological journey of Detective Harry Anglesea.
Stars: Oscar Kightley, Sam Neill, Hunter Kamuhemu, Erroll Shand
PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy
"No Going Out and No Boyfriends" - Hibiscus' obedience towards her Mum's rules is put to the test in her final year of University. As guys start to impress Hibiscus, she asks her childhood friend Ruth, to help keep her focused.
Director: Stallone Vaiaoga-Ioasa | Stars: Suivai Autagavaia, Anna-Maree Thomas, Lafitaga Mafaufau, Yvonne Maea-Brown
PG-13 | 89 min | Comedy, Romance
A young New Zealand Samoan man called Adam (Neil Amituanai) ventures to his motherland to try and impress his crush Mary (Gloria Ofa Blake), who claims she only likes "real" Pacific Island men.
Director: Stallone Vaiaoga-Ioasa | Stars: Neil Amituanai, Gloria Blake, Susana Fanueli, Valelia Ioane
98 min | Drama
When a father reconnects with his estranged teenage daughter, he is given a rare chance to reshape the future of his family in unexpected ways.
Director: Tusi Tamasese | Stars: Frankie Adams, Beulah Koale, Nathaniel Lees, Helen Pearse Otene
92 min | Drama
VERMILION tells the story of a group of women - mothers, daughters, friends and neighbours. Darcy (Jennifer Ward-Lealand), a composer, sees colours when she plays musical notes. When she ... See full summary »
Director: Dorthe Scheffmann | Stars: Jennifer Ward-Lealand, Theresa Healey, Emily Campbell, Goeretti Chadwick
110 min | Drama
Saili, an unassuming villager & taro farmer, lives happily with his beautiful wife Vaaiga and her teenage daughter Litia. Their existence, whilst happy and peaceful; is unconventional. ... See full summary »
Director: Tusi Tamasese | Stars: Fa'afiaula Sanote, Tausili Pushparaj, Salamasina Mataia, Ioata Tanielu
15 min | Short, Drama, Mystery
South Pacific, present day. Fishing in a forbidden coral lagoon, a young Samoan father makes a shocking discovery. Its consequences will be determined by the struggle between his conscience and his cowardice.
Director: Giacomo Martelli | Stars: Afa Pio Tupua, Joshua Fuimaono Wright, Sina Fuimaono Wright, Taulesulu Matafeo
80 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
Ben and Sally head to rural Queensland for some much needed time away. Unfortunately for Ben he has been marked. Something evil is calling him and won't rest until it's free. Sally has no idea the danger she is now in.
Director: Tana Smith | Stars: Kristy Brooks, David Clark, Dominique Donovan, Whitney Duff
50 min | Drama
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Stars: Chris Graham, Gina Varela, Phil Brown, Nathaniel Lees
92 min | Drama
A random act of violence leaves eight people in crisis, searching for hope and new beginnings, as the Matariki constellation (Maori New Year) rises in the Southern skies.
Director: Michael Bennett | Stars: Jason Wu, Xana Tang, Michael Whalley, Alix Bushnell
25 min | Short, Action, Horror
A good Fireman makes a mistake and becomes cursed to walk the City of Clovis, California as a Half Fireman and Half Dragon.
Director: Chris Mackey | Stars: Sparkle Soojian, Jess Deniz, Ryan Wilson, Juan Rodriguez
A young woman from Watts California determined to discover her roots in American Samoa takes revolutionary measures to free the island from a 300 year old stereotype that may not be true.
Directors: Queen Muhammad Ali, Hakeem Khaaliq | Stars: Queen Muhammad Ali, William Arens, Ata Johnson, Eteuati Tupua Le'iato
20 min | Short
Semu Fatutoa drives a taxi in Honolulu, Hawaii, slowly forgetting his old life as a tribal Chief in Samoa. Little does he know, his old life is looking for him.
Director: Brett Wagner | Stars: Diane Ako, Analu, Kalani Apuakehau, Tavita Asuao
14 min | Short, Drama
An ailing Polynesian matriarch must find the strength to lead her family one last time.
Director: Jeremiah Tauamiti | Stars: Leiataua Afega Si'ulepa, Mary Lauati, Fua'o Teli, Victor Kalolo
15 min | Short
For 11-year-old Tino, being the eldest of five children in a Samoan family is no easy task. Tino plays guardian and protector to his younger siblings. As Tino strives to cope in an adult ... See full summary »
Director: Sima Urale | Stars: Harry Wendt, Therese Fatu, Charles Faamausili, Pusa Finau
28 min | Documentary, Sport
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Stars: Joe Anoa'i, Afa Anoai, Sika Anoai, Stephen Farrelly
85 min | Comedy
Jack is a hopeless romantic. Angel is a down-to-Earth in-the-closet-party-goer. Jack meets Angel and it's love at first sight, but Angel rejects Jack, now it's Diana, a fiery trans-gender ... See full summary »
Director: Zena Iese | Stars: Princess Auvaa, Mike Burke, Shane Cha, Faafua Cummings
51 min | Documentary
An exploration of the Samoan fa'afafine, boys who are raised as girls, fulfilling a traditional role in Samoan culture.
Director: Heather Croall | Stars: Derek Freeman, Tania Grey, Jeanette Mageo, Tom Pollard
22 min | Short, Comedy, Family
A family comedy about a teenage Samoan girl who lives with her 2 Older Brothers, Parents, Uncle and Grandparents in Carson, California. Now that she is becoming a woman her 2 Brothers, ... See full summary »
Director: Laiku Soares | Stars: Alexis Si'i, Siaki Sii, Isaiah Mageo, Victoria Schmidt
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Director: Kun Boa Man | Stars: Hong Yu Hong, O'Wai Nai
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Directors: Matt Bowkett, Brendon Butt, Whetu Fala, Gary Moore, Justine Simei-Barton | Stars: Faifua Amiga, Goeretti Chadwick, Jay Laga'aia, Johnny Laulu
187 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
London writer Stevenson who suffers from consumption moves to a Samoa island together with his wife to start a new life. While at first enjoying the new freedom he becomes increasingly affected by the affairs of the colonial powers.
Director: Daniel Vigne | Stars: Stéphane Freiss, Jane Birkin, Geraldine Chaplin, Karine Belly
15 min | Short, Drama, Family
Tatau is about Siaki, an elderly Samoan man struggling to come to terms with the lifelong shame of having an incomplete traditional tattoo and the shame of now losing his sight. As Siaki's ... See full summary »
Director: Chantelle Burgoyne | Stars: Beulah Koale, Stacey Leilua, Robbie Magasiva, Vasa Tasele
Inspired by true events, this uplifting short film follows a young man's passionate journey to play in the NFL.
Star: Napoleon Tavale
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Stars: Thomas Natoealofa, Angela Tiatia, Tofiga Fepulea'i, Ata Johnson
16 min | Short, Drama
Taro planter Lui s grief for his dead wife has infected his whole life. A chance meeting with a stranger, a widow bound in anger to the grave of her husband now drowning in their cyclone ... See full summary »
Director: Tusi Tamasese | Stars: Malae Lialiai, Lena Rivers
As a note to inspire the next generation, Samoan born Kas Futialo aka Tha Feelstyle, pioneering Samoan Hip Hop artist, reflects on the 4 elements influencing his life journey that meet at The Crossroads: Le Magafa.
Director: Sani Sagala | Stars: Kas Futialo, Alekana Luipinati
7 min | Short, Comedy
Three Best Mates arrive at a party with only one pair of shoes between them. Only a strict Bouncer stands between them and the time of their lives.
Director: Effron Heather | Stars: Patrick Chong-Nee, Sopa Enari, Mitchell Farmer, Blake Gooley
20 min | Short, Action, Adventure
OFA & ALOFA is a Pacific Islander take on Romeo and Juliet based in pre-contact Samoa, A.D. 1600. Tongans have enslaved Samoa for many years. A war broke out with the Samoans victorious, ... See full summary »
Director: Gabrielle Faaiuaso | Star: Suluama Faaiuaso
5 min | Short, Drama
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Director: Miki Magasiva | Stars: Ropati Magasiva, Ben Motu
15 min | Short, Drama
In a long forgotten Samoa, a group of young men are sent into the deepest part of the forest to fulfill their destinies and emerge as Warriors.
Directors: Daniel Poleki, Robert Poleki | Stars: Apenamoemanatunatu Fuli Lei Poleki, Vaialofi Samifua, Mark Stowers, Matthew Stowers
The Factory tells the story of a Samoan family competing in a talent quest. It is inspired by the musical stage show of the same name, created by the Theatre Company Kila Kokonut Krew.
Stars: Isope Aka'uola, Milly Grant, Vela Manusaute, Taofia Pelesasa
TV-PG | 120 min | Game-Show, Reality-TV
This week starts off with a high-stakes pop challenge in which contestants race for the prize of immunity - and the winning team also gets three envelopes to give to the teams of their ... See full summary »
Director: Neil DeGroot | Stars: Alison Sweeney, Bob Harper, Jillian Michaels, Stephanie Anderson
23 min | Documentary, Short
PRINCESS AND THE BIRD tells the story of Helen and Maria's immigration to Australia which offers a valuable insight into the immigration experience of many people moving to Australia over the last 50 years.
Director: Emma Macey-Storch
25 min | Documentary
Samoa and American Samoa have the highest levels of obesity in the world. Reporter Sophie Morgan reveals how they are flooded with unhealthy food and fatty off-cuts considered unfit for human consumption.
Director: Patrick Wells | Stars: Sophie Morgan, Krishnan Guru-Murthy