MOU PIRI: A RAROTONGAN LOVE SONG

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Directed by: Karin Williams 2013 | 13 min.

Section: Pacific Showcase Shorts

Premiere: International Premiere

Countries: New Zealand

Languages: Cook Islands Maori, English

Genres: Documentary


Synopsis

Sponsored by:

Pacific Islanders in Communications

Culture is like love - if you hold tight you'll be OK. That's the message of Mou Piri, a South Pacific love song that has touched hearts around the world. The short documentary explores the importance of music and dance in Cook Islands culture through the story of a romantic song that is synonymous with island weddings.

Screenings

Monday, October 14 6:00 PM Dole Cannery H Date Passed
Plays with:  Pacific Showcase Shorts DESTINY IN THE DIRT
HITCH HIKE
ZORI
NIGHT SHIFT
OLA NĀ IWI: HĀLOA
I’M GOING TO MUM’S
LITTLE GIRLʻS WAR CRY

Cast & Crew

Director Karin Williams
Producer Karin Williams
Cast Jon Jonassen, Tara Kauvai
Cinematographer Fred Renata
Editor Thomas Burton
Sound Sandy Wakefield
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