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FILM: SFF PRESENTS: VAI

15 Jun 2019 | 7.30pm - 9.30pm

Book Tickets

This beautiful-looking anthology was shot in seven different Pacific countries – Fiji, Tonga, Solomon Islands, Kuki Airani (Cook Islands), Samoa, Niue and Aotearoa (New Zealand). In each location, a different Indigenous actress plays Vai at singular stages in her life, over a single day: beginning as a seven-year-old girl in Fiji (Mereani Tui Matanisiga) and ending in New Zealand as a great-grandmother (Hintu Dell) to the next generation. Producers Kerry Warkia and Kiel McNaughton (the team that created Waru) have assembled an impressive team of directors and actors to deliver a delightful, passionate portrait of an environment, culture, community and its womenfolk.


Bellbird Dining and Bar has created a special meal to complement the films that are screened as part of the Sydney Film Festival.
The meal for Vai is pan-fried New Zealand snapper, kumara, braised fennel and aniseed sauce. ($25)
Reserve your meal here

Event Information

LocationCasula Powerhouse
Arts Centre

CostAdult: $17.50
Concession: $15
Under 16: $13


Phone02 8711 7123

Emailreception@casulapowerhouse.com

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