Both Worlds: Alice Khaw

DJ Lee

Korean international student DJ Lee aspires to lead his school Samoan group at Polyfest. He’s certainly a great dancer, but will the Samoan community accept this enthusiastic foreigner in a cultural leadership role?

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Rez Ricardo

Rez Ricardo, a Kurdish law student who came to NZ as a refugee, is rallying together the Kurdish youth to organize a festival to celebrate their heritage. Though with some lack of enthusiasm, the festival is threatening to be a disaster.

  • 2018-01-19T18:30:00-08:00

Raiza Biza

Rwandan Raiza Biza is exploding onto the NZ hip-hop scene this year. In an attempt to explore his Rwandan heritage in his music, he approaches his father about their family’s history but will opening up and sharing the traumas of their past prove too much for his dad?

  • 2018-01-26T18:30:00-08:00

Marveli Mongia

Every kiwi girl wants her dream wedding day but most would not imagine it like this. Marveli Mongia, an Indian-Kiwi, is having an arranged marriage, her fiancée arriving in New Zealand just one week before the big day. How will this largely kiwi girl cope with this very Indian of traditions?

  • 2018-02-02T18:30:00-08:00

Danicelin Don Mbelo

For Danicelin, an 18-year-old Congolese refugee, life is about to change. The arrival of his estranged brother and sister from the Congo forces Danicelin to reevaluate his desires for freedom when the responsibilities of family become very important.

  • 2018-02-05T02:00:00-08:00
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Taunoa Filimoehala

Tongan opera singer Taunoa (Noah) Filimoehala is struggling to balance commitments to his church community, opera, university and his health. With big dreams and an even bigger competition looming, he must decide what to prioritize and what to put on the back burner but who will he have to let down?

  • 2018-02-09T18:30:00-08:00

Alice Khaw

Alice Khaw has made a big decision: to confront the prejudice of the Chinese community and come out to her extended family. With limited support, Alice struggles to find acceptance and not just for herself but for her family as well.

  • 2018-02-12T02:00:00-08:00
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  • 2018-02-16T02:00:00-08:00

Matthew Asi Pasitoa

Niuean Matthew Asi Pasitoa thought it would be fun to enter the Mr Diversity pageant but things get serious when celebrity judge Colin Mathura-Jeffree challenges him to truly express his connection to his culture.

  • 2018-02-16T18:30:00-08:00