michelle latimer, chris malloy, yamin tun | Aotearoa new zealand | 2017 | 1o MIN | short drama
Sunday 22 October 2017 | 12:45 PM
TIFF Bell Lightbox, Cinema 2
Screening as part of From the Fox to the Possum
The spirit of the departed lingers long after death leading a young woman to strike up an unusual friendship with a Māori man. Created in 72 hours for $800 as part of the second iteration of the Native Slam at the Māoriland Film Festival.
Yamin Tun's (Karen) experiences as a child migrant have been reflected in her award-winning short film Wait, which took out the Jury Prize for the Best New Zealand Short Film at the 2016 New Zealand International Film Festival and which screened at last year’s imagineNATIVE.
Michelle Latimer (Métis/Algonquin) is the showrunner, director and writer of the Viceland breakout series RISE, which premiered at the 2017 Sundance Festival. A Toronto-based filmmaker, showrunner/producer, actor and activist, she has two films in this year’s imagineNATIVE.
Chris Molloy (Ngati Manawa/Tuhoe) has worked consistently in film, television and theater for the past decade. He is an educator, producer, director and writer for film, TV and theatre, with a strong focus on developing and supporting independent arts.