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Moa Ma Le Pinko (Chicken and Bingo)

Two strangers strike up an unusual conversation in a cemetery as they cope with the loss of their mothers.

A Samoan man grapples to come to terms with his mother’s death and her burial wishes. A visit to the cemetery leads him to a blunt and eye-opening conversation with a Maori woman also grieving the loss of her mother. Moa Ma Le Pinko (Chicken and Bingo) takes a comedic look at death, grief and moving forward. Created in 72 hours for the Native Slam III filmmaking challenge at the Maoriland Film Festival.

Australian Premiere
Director | Amberley Jo Aumua + Courtney Montour + Jesse Littlebird
Producer | Libby Hakaraia + Pauline Clague + Maoriland Film Festival
Country | New Zealand
Year | 2018
Duration | 8 minutes
Language | English
Unclassified G

Moa Ma Le Pinko (Chicken and Bingo)

Short | Premiere

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A collection of international short films by Indigenous people curated to show strength in the face of adversity. Four of the films were created in 72 hours as part of the Native Slam III filmmaking challenge at the Maoriland Film Festival. Please be advised this collection of films includes Unclassified 18+   BUY TICKETS NOW […]

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