The Turning Tide

Jason Taylor | AOTEAROA NEW ZEALAND | 2016 | 10 MIN | SHORT DRAMA

Friday 21 October 2016 | 10:00 AM
TIFF Bell Lightbox, Cinema 2
International Premiere
Screening as part of Taking Aim: Shorts Program

A stunning and heartfelt tale of two young boys who live a simple life, guided by the traditional stories of their ancestors. As they embark upon a fishing trip in their small coastal village in Aotearoa, they discover the resonance of their elders’ words in this powerful testament to the fragility of the land and sea.

 

Jason Taylor (Ngati Maniapoto) has worked as an actor in both theatre and television. He is now pursuing a career in education and venturing into writing and directing.The Turning Tide is Jason’s first role as writer/director.