Awanui Simich-Pene | Short Drama
New Zealand | 2019 | 16 min
Canadian Premiere

Saturday, October 26, 2019 | 7:00pm
Shorts Program: Fight or Flight
TIFF Bell Lightbox, Cinema 3

A pregnant woman finds herself alone and in a dangerous situation with a violent gang member.


Awanui Simich-Pene (Maori) is a director of Waru which opened imagineNATIVE in 2017. She was a recipient of the NZFC Māori Screen Excellence Award in 2018 and is currently developing her debut feature film.