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Vai

Synopsis

8 connecting moments of seemingly different lives thread together Vai’s journey of empowerment through culture over her lifetime.

Beautifully shot over 7 Pacific countries, and played by a different indigenous actress in each place, Vai links together a story of family, culture, and at times, isolation. A delicate exploration into the meaning of growth, adaptation, and most notably, a connection to water and home.

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Directed by

Nicole Whippy, ‘Ofa-Ki-Levuka Guttenbeil-Likiliki, Matasila Freshwater, Amberley Jo Aumua and more

Written by

Nicole Whippy, ‘Ofa-Ki-Levuka Guttenbeil-Likiliki, Matasila Freshwater, Amberley Jo Aumua and more

Country Of Origin

New Zealand

Language

Fijian, Tongan, Roviana (Solomon ISlands) Samoan, Cook Islands Maori, Niuean, English and Maori (NZ)

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