Fri, 05 Aug|
PISA Film Kalapu - Brought to you by PISA and the Ministry for Pacific Peoples
Celebrating Cook Islands Language week we will be holding an ONLINE screening of Cook Islands Short Films Mou Piri & Snow in Paradise. Followed by a Q&A with the filmmakers Karin Williams & Nikki Si'ulepa.
Time & Location
05 Aug 2022, 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm NZST
About the Event
The PISA Film Kalapu, brought to you by PISA and the Ministry for Pacific Peoples will be holding an ONLINE event screening two Cook Islands short films. Join us in celebration of Cook Islands Langugage Week with the screening of Mou Piri & Snow in Paradise. Followed by a Q&A with the filmmakers Karin Williams and Nikki Si'ulepa. You do not want to miss out on this opportunity!
Mou Piri (G) - A Rarotongan Love Song, Multinesia Productions, 2013. Short film exploring the importance of music and dance in Cook Islands culture through the story of a popular romantic song. The short documentary explores the importance of music and dance in Cook Islands culture, through the story of a romantic song that is synonymous with island weddings.
Snow in Paradise (G) - A snapshot of life on a remote, picturesque island in the south Pacific through the eyes of a young Polynesian girl. As she ventures out on her daily routine she encounters the familiar faces of her family and the small community that she loves. Like her, they are all unsuspecting of the devastating power that lies beyond the ocean reef in a nuclear testing facility. In one moment her world will change forever.
7:00pm - Loku & Welcome
7:10pm - Screen Short Films - Mou Piri & Snow in Paradise
7:30pm - Q&A with filmmakers Karin & Nikki (Special Guest Host PISA Member Nacoya Anderson)
8:25pm - Closing Prayer
8.30pm - End.