8 female pacific writers/directors | new zealand | 86-90 min | feature drama | mixture of pacific languages


VAI is a portmanteau feature film about the journey of empowerment through culture over the life time of one woman, Vai. It will be written and directed by 8 women each with an Indigenous connection to one of 8 countries in the pacific: Aotearoa, Papua New Guinea, Tonga, Fiji, Cook Islands, Niue, Australia, Samoa.Each director will film a 10 minute vignette in one of those 8 countries and each vignette will be a different moment in the life of Vai. Each moment will be between 8 - 12 years apart following Vai from a young girl to an old lady. Vai is the same woman and she is every woman. 

Status: In Development
Distributor: Vendetta (NZ/AUS)

Rights Sold: None


Kerry Warkia