Tafaoata Film Festival

The National University of Samoa presents the Tafaoata Film Festival.

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The Festival is co-sponsored by Sundance Institute (USA) and The Film Institute (NZ) and has an exciting selection of films.

The Festival opens with the Samoan/New Zealand film O Le Tulafale which  has been nominated for the  Best Foreign Language Film at the 84th Academy Awards.

Bran Nue Dae
Journey To Iphipa
O Le Tulafale (The Orator)
On The Ice
Rangatira: Making Waves – Merata Mita
Sikumi (On The Ice)
Tama Tu (Sons of Tu)
Taua (War Party)
This Is Her
Va Tapuia
Waiata Whawhai : Songs of Protest

Apart from the Screenings, NUS will be hosting a workshop and concert.

For people interested in meeting Samoan directors, actors, and members of the  industry. There will be a “In front of the Camera” session and then a “Behind the Camera” Session.
When: Saturday, 3 December 2011
Time: 9am-12pm.
This is FREE and open to the public

Featuring Samoan Reggae master “Fiji” at Tanoa Tusitala. Tickets are available through Tanoa Tusitala and are $25 each. {Note: Original email received did not have any information about the date or time of the concert. Also I don’t know if the Samoan Reggae master “Fiji” refers to Fijian born GeorgeFijiVeikoso}

Tafaoata Film Festival

3-4 December 2011

Magik Cinema

Apia, Samoa

Tickets are available through Magik Cinema.

Source: CultureTalk email list


2 thoughts on “Tafaoata Film Festival

  1. Vanya Taule'alo says:

    I love to support these events but last night 4 short films shown were also shown last year?
    Its a small audience here and we lust after films so we are sure to attend yearly. Please bring new films each year.

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