• Hiama

    Directed by Matasila Freshwater
    New Zealand/Solomon Islands | 13 minutes | U.S. Premiere | Thrills & Chills II: Back From the Dead

A young Solomon Islands teenager encounters bullying and microaggressions at school, and takes fate into her own hands when she is visited by a guardian spirit of her family who teaches her how to shake up the world into a new reality.

film details

Director: Matasila Freshwater
Producers: Lisa Taouma
Screenwriter: Matasila Freshwater
Cinematographers: Drew McGeorge
Editor: Jack Woon
Music: Ewan Clark
Cast: Elsie Polosovai, Frankie Adams
Country: New Zealand/Solomon Islands
Language: in English
Year: 2021
Running Time: 13 minutes
Premiere Status: U.S. Premiere
Contact Email: lisa@tikiproductions.net

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