Directed by Jarryd O'Keefe
A warrior chief in a small village in Vanuatu prepares for a traditional war dance ceremony that honours the ancestral culture of his people.
Jarryd is a filmmaker with experience in directing, cinematography, and editing. His ambition and skills have allowed him to work in many different countries around the world as well as his native Australia. He has made documentary films in languages including Thai, Karon, Kannada, Bislama, and English. Jarryd holds a Diploma in Film and will receive a Bachelor’s degree in Screen and Media Production.
Director: Jarryd O'Keefe
Producer: Ash Burgess
Associate Producer: Maeve McKenna
Cameraman: Rob Riley
Editor: Jordan Haney
Sound Designer: Jarryd O'Keefe
Sound Recordist: Taylah Moore, Rachel Larkin
Music: Michael Fesser
Shorts Programs / 84 minsAloha! Ki Ora! Talofa! Hafa adai! These shorts made by the First Peoples of the Pacific represent a broad spectrum of themes and genres that deal with love, loss, culture clashes and connections. These are films made by Pacific Islanders about Pacific Islanders. - Anderson Le