An ailing Polynesian matriarch must find the strength to lead her family one last time.
The matriarch of a large Polynesian family lies bedridden and silent, unable or unwilling to speak after a long illness. When a family crisis strikes, Nan Maria gets some unexpected help as she struggles to reunite her fractured family.
2017: Hawaii International Film Festival, Pollywood Pasifika Film Festival, Skábmagovat Saami Film Festival, MFAT South American Roadshow of New Zealand Films, Māoriland Film Festival, Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival, Wairoa Māori Film Festival (Moana Award for Best Pasifika Short Film), PBS Online Film Festival (Audience Award for Most Popular Film), Présence Autochtone: Montreal First Peoples Festival, Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian Native Cinema Showcase, Pacific Cine Waves, Whau Pacific Festival, Berlin Down Under Film Festival, Siapo Cinema Wellington, imagineNATIVE Media Arts Festival, Nuku'alofa Film Festival, Hokianga Film Festival, Show Me Shorts, Aussie and Kiwi Film Festival Prague, FIFO Tahiti Film Festival, Te Kuki Airani Film Festival, Native Crossroads Oklahoma.
Shooting Format: Sony F5/4k/24fps Aspect ratio: 1.85.1 Screening Format: HDCAM/H264/ProRes 4:2:2 Sound: Dolby Digital 5.1