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Jared Flitcroft (Ngāti Maniopoto), Jack O’Donnell
Aotearoa New Zealand | 2017 | 9 min | English | Short Drama | Toronto Premiere

 Thu Oct 18 3:30 PM
TIFF Bell Lightbox Cinema 2

Part of Tectonic Shift

Struggling with the realities of living with a broken father, a deaf boy finds courage and strength in his culture, which holds promise to heal his family’s wounds.

Jared Flitcroft is a Deaf filmmaker from Wellington. He graduated from Victoria University with a Bachelor of Media Studies - where he met Jack O’Donnell - and was the first Deaf person to graduate from the New Zealand Film and Television School. Since then, Jared has been writing, directing and working on sets of numerous films.