A series of short films, homegrown and original, showcasing our stories, unique style and talented film makers. Made with the support of NZ on Air.
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Wayne, a man with limited communication skills learns the harsh reality of love and romance. Nigel, his support worker and friend guides him through this puzzling human condition, but Wayne has ideas of his own.
'Today' follows the passing of time for residents and workers of a South Auckland rest home and offers an intimate and evocative insight into a place many New Zealanders call 'home'.
In 1980 with a healthy mix of imagination, balls and roughly remembered Newtonian physics, a Kiwi bloke jumped off a bridge and started a worldwide phenomenon. 'The Jump' reveals unearthed footage of Bungy's beginnings and tells the amazing tale of its unsung creator, Chris Sigglekow.
Be it in scorching sunlight or sideways snowfall, Bernie's out on the road. On site in New Zealands beautiful McKenzie Country, this veteran worker shares his view from the other side of the stop/go sign.
Deep in the Urewera Ranges, Maori elder Beam Titoko puts on his best cowboy hat, digs out his old guitar and sings a song of home. Made by Tuhoe filmmakers, this affectionate portrait of a community pays tribute to the strength of the families who keep Tuhoe's home fires burning.
In a private tent at Aucklands Big Gay Out festival, a diverse range of the queer community share moving, humorous and intimate stories of home.
The Christchurch Earthquake left the majority of its population devastated, but for a small group of homeless people, disaster brought about new and luxurious living opportunities - a taste of what its like to live like a king.
An unusual journey through a New Zealand home on a summers day, this peaceful work initiates contemplation on what humans choose to have in their homes, and the natural and man-made symphony that surrounds us all.
An elderly Turkish migrant now living in New Zealand recounts memories of his early days as a refugee in Auckland, as told to his grandson Joel.