Relaxed Shorts (2020)

  • 1h 10m

Tuesday 30th June, Intro 10:00am, Q&A Session 11:15am - 11:45am
Join the Intro / Q&A


PLEASE NOTE THAT DUE TO A TECHNICAL ISSUE WE WILL PLAY THE FOLLOWING FILMS AS SEPARATE SHORTS RATHER THAN ONE FILM FILE. TUNE INTO THE INTRODUCTION & Q&A ROOM FOR MORE INSTRUCTIONS


Shorts featuring animals, sports, singing and dancing for students with special needs.

Becoming Masina
Directed by Veronica Maitre
15 mins
Click here to watch Becoming Masina
Lusi Faiva breaks barriers as a physically challenged dancer and actor in this short documentary which looks at the creation and progression of her latest project; the sensory-immersive theatre production called Masina Returning Home.

River Queens: Highlight My Strengths
Directed by Jeremy Lurgio
15 mins
Click here to watch River Queens
A group of young female paddlers compete in the national sprint championships on the Whanganui river, and learn about team work, passion and heart from their coach and mentor who also provides them with a Māori world view.

Violet is Blue
Directed by Alex M. Azmi
40 mins
Click here to watch Violet Is Blue
The playful life of gibbons is revealed in this cheeky, heart-warming documentary about rescued gibbons at an animal shelter.


Click here to see Alesha from Doc Edge Schools
interview the star of the film Lusi Faiva
and the filmmaker Veronica Maitre


BONUS! Click here to watch
Alesha’s Tik Tok video for Sommerville Students