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Mawhialeo Ote Alowha / Our Love (2020)

  • 16min
  • Valeriya Golovina
  • Tokelau, New Zealand

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Special Mention, Student Short Documentary Competition (Tertiary)

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SUGGESTED AGE GROUP
13+

SUBTITLES
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SYNOPSIS
Meli and her husband Avito reflect on a pivotal decision which changed their lives. Years ago with much trepidation they left the tiny atoll of Tokelau for New Zealand seeking a better life for their son. 43 years on, they find themselves pulled between their family in New Zealand and a longing for home.

Producer

Niamh Swannack

Languages

Tokelau, English

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