Tama 15+, unless accompanied by an adult

Fiction | Short
New Zealand | 9 mins | 2016

South Australian Premiere

Tama is about a young Maori Deaf boy who wants to perform the Haka. He is isolated within his family where communication is challenging. On a near-fatal car trip, Tama has to confront his father. In his struggle, he begins to grow from an undervalued youth into a proud young man.

Tama is the result of a unique collaboration between Deaf and hearing filmmakers.

Director Jared Flitcroft & Jack O'Donnell | Producer Ashleigh Flynn