Both Worlds: Alice Khaw

Malvindar Singh-Bains

Neuroscientist Malvindar Singh-Bains attempts to help her Sikh community understand degenerative brain disorders. The topic is met with resistance, as the subject of brain donation is controversial in her own family.

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Soraiya Daud

Soraiya Daud is a feminist Muslim running for Vice President of the Young Labour Party. But can a religious person operate in secular politics and is the Young Labour party as liberal as Soraiya thought it was, are they ready for an ethnic female VP?

  • 2018-02-19T02:00:00-08:00
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  • 2018-02-21T02:00:00-08:00
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Wei Lun Ha

Talented Chinese brush artist Wei Lun Ha wants to turn his passion into a career, but his parents are not convinced being a professional artist is a credible profession. Things become more difficult as Wei begins to express his social convictions through his artwork.

  • 2018-02-23T18:30:00-08:00
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Sali Namwinga

Nasalifya “Sali” Namwinga is a Zambian New Zealander and spoken word poet. Struggling with the decision to apply for citizenship and not sure whether she’ll ever be accepted as a New Zealander, Sali gets a group of Kiwi Africans together to perform a poem about their experiences with racism in NZ.

  • 2018-02-26T02:00:00-08:00
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  • 2018-03-02T02:00:00-08:00
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Flamboyant Designer Lenon Wakuwa Explores African Heritage

Flamboyant fashion design student Lenon Wakuwa has made a world for himself in small town New Zealand, but an assignment about identity forces him to confront how the African community views his unique and feminine style.

  • 2018-03-02T18:30:00-08:00
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Amanaki Prescott

Amanaki Prescott is a Tongan choreographer, dancer and fakaleiti (Tongan transgender). Performing a contemporary dance piece in which she takes on the traditional Tongan female dance moves, Amanaki faces harsh criticism form the all-Tongan audience during the post-performance open forum.

  • 2018-03-05T02:00:00-08:00
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  • 2018-03-10T08:00:00-08:00
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Lovie Daniels

Maori-Indian Lovie Daniel’s is on a journey to unravel the mysteries surrounding her Indian grandfather and learn about her unknown Indian heritage.

  • 2018-03-09T18:30:00-08:00
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Lucie Sutichunta

Young fashion designer Lucie Sutichunta’s Thai heritage is reflected in her work. As she prepares for her first professional show, she struggles with her traditional parents’ disapproval of her Kiwi lifestyle.

  • 2018-03-12T03:00:00-07:00
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  • 2018-03-16T03:00:00-07:00
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  • 2018-03-17T09:00:00-07:00
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Saatchi Goldwater

Young Orthodox Jews are leaving New Zealand in droves but 24-year-old Saatchi Goldwater is determined to revitalize the community that she loves.

  • 2018-03-16T19:30:00-07:00
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Fatumata Bah

As a refugee from Sierra Leone, 19-year-old feminist Fatumata Bah analyses her cultural and religious identity as she debates whether to take up the hijab and how it feels to be a young Muslim woman in NZ.

  • 2018-03-19T03:00:00-07:00
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