Snow in Paradise | Liliu | Va Tapuia | Memoria | Blackbird - Premiere - Berlin - Feb 12th 9.45pm

Snow in Paradise | Liliu | Va Tapuia | Memoria | Blackbird - Premiere - Berlin - Feb 12th 9.45pm

NATIVe - Indigenous Cinema - Shorts

SNOW IN PARADISE

The heavenly peace and relaxed island life on Aitutaki (Cook Islands) comes to an abrupt end when French nuclear tests shake the South Pacific.

BLACKBIRD

Solomon Islander siblings Kiko and Rosa struggle to survive whilst labouring on a Queensland sugar plantation. This period drama addresses the history of Australia’s ‘sugar slaves’ and the forced displacement of Pacific Islanders from their homelands.

LILIU

Solo, a Samoan court interpreter, works for the New Zealand colonial government. When a Samoan chief on trial refuses to accept the court’s judgement and challenges New Zealand’s jurisdiction and claim to legitimate rule, Solo remembers his true allegiance.

VA TAPUIA

Taro planter Lui labours every day to buy decorative lights for his wife’s grave and so commemorate her life and her sense of beauty. When he meets Malia, who recently lost her husband, Lui reaches out to her so they can share their sense of loss.

MEMORIA

Flora senses that her mother is a survivor of sexual abuse. The spectre of the past continues to loom over their lives, putting a strain on their relationship. But when Flora decides to get married, Maria is obliged to open up to her daughter.

Tickets available online

https://www.berlinale.de/en/programm/berlinale_programm/datenblatt.html?film_id=201914095

Attend Contact

Time & Date

Tuesday, 12 February 2019, 12:00 AM - Tuesday, 12 February 2019, 12:00 AM

Location

Postdamer Straße 4, 10785 Berlin.

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Cost

€13.00