À propos

The first Nuku’alofa Film Festival was initiated in October 2015 to show publically and for free the 3 short movies, retellings of Tongan and Samoan myths, and a short documentary, all made locally. Free and open to all, it attracted approximately 300 viewers. This encouraged us to make it an annual event, encouraging local filmmaking and storytelling, in spite of a restricted access to technical training and equipment, and sharing of other Pacific stories told on screen. With no restriction on genre (fiction, documentary…), theme (contemporary issues, romance, horror…) or process (video, animation, stop action…), creativity is the key element –and typically not something lacking among the Tongans.

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