Doc Edge Originals, presented by Rei Foundation. A Broken Earth, Rise and We Rock!
Directors: James Muir (A Broken Earth), Jess Feast (Rise), Morgan Leary (We Rock!).
A collection of shorts from around Aotearoa / New Zealand, funded by The Doc Edge Rei Foundation Film Fund, which aims to facilitate the creation of documentaries tailored specifically for youth, offering stories and new perspectives that will help youth to broaden their worldview and set them up to be responsible members of the global community.
A Broken Earth
Directed by James Muir
When an oil company moves in next door, a couple is forced to deal with the effects of uncontrolled fracking and oil drilling next to their family farm.
Directed by Jess Feast
On 27 September 2019, during the largest climate protest in the world, an eclectic group of young people came together to make their voices heard. This film amplifies their voices.
Directed by Morgan Leary
A celebratory and empowering look at young Kiwi musicians, banding together as they attend Girls Rock Camp Aotearoa - a yearly girls, trans, and non-binary rock’n’roll themed camp, where music is the medium to empower our young people.
NZ SHORTS presented by Chorus and supported by Shift72.
All shorts are free during the festival thanks to Chorus and Shift72, however this special screening on Thursday 18 June will screen all three shorts together and includes a Q&A session with the filmmakers afterwards.