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Natalie

Qianna Titore | Aotearoa New Zealand | 2016 | 8 MIN | Short Drama

Saturday 21 October 2017 | 1:00 PM
TIFF Bell Lightbox, Cinema 3
Toronto Premiere
Screening as part of Mother + Child

As 14-year-old Natalie and her mother sit side-by-side on the powerful Opononi sand dunes, her mother gives her a precious song composed by her deceased grandfather. As they journey home an unexpected event occurs leaving both their paths forever changed.

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Qianna Titore (Nga Puhi) is a year 12 student at Northland College, Kaikohe. She lives on her whānau land in Omanaia, South Hokianga, with her sister and mother. Her passions are filmmaking, art and fashion design and her film Natalie was developed after winning a pitch prize at her high school.