Ahi Kā - Ali Foa'i (2021)

  • Documentary
  • 6min

Ali Foa’i is a playwright and actor from Niue, Tuvalu, Tokelau and American Samoa. He shares his advice for aspiring creatives, taking power back as a storyteller, and how the Pacific informs his work.

Moana Nui is a curated digital experience of live performance from Kia Mau Festival. From full-length theatre and dance shows filmed in season at Kia Mau; to the raw and intimate final rehearsal room performances as artists prepare for their Opening Night. 

Moana Nui also features Ahi Kā, sharing profiles of artists from Wellington, Auckland and Christchurch - all of whom are from Aotearoa and Te Moana-nui-a-Kiva. Ahi Kā is a dynamic collaboration with independent Māori filmmakers from Te Ūpoko-o-te-ika-a-Māui - fusing together artists from theatre, dance, music, literature & film.

Cast

Ali Foa'i

Director

Tama Kawha

Director of Photography

Tama Kawha

Editor

Timon Zeiss

Producer

Kahu Kutia

Executive Producer

Mīria George

Language

English

Country

New Zealand

Studio

Kia Mau Festival Ltd