Doc Edge Originals are three short films made especially for our rangatahi and commissioned by Doc Edge and _Rei Foundation Limited and they’re all free to view until the end of the festival.
MAKE IT 16 Directed by Jess Feast and Produced by Ruth Korver. Rangatahi are ready to make history as they challenge the current lawful voting age in New Zealand. The film follows a group of inspiring young people leading the campaign to create a more inclusive and robust democracy.
PAPER DOLLS Directed by Andrea Kahukiwa and Produced by Bradley Walker. Kiwi teens share their fashion foraging skills, hunting in op-shops and surplus stores to find sustainable style and the freedom to be who they want to be.
SEA WITHIN A SEA Directed by Danech San | Produced by Daniel Mattes, Davy Chou.
Across Cambodia’s coast, seahorses are under threat from bottom trawling, poor fisheries management and illegal fishing. The film investigates the factors that impact seahorse populations and conservation planning.