Six delightful New Zealand shorts that epitomise the Kiwi lifestyle of 2020. Featuring lockdown narks and dorky dads; big monster crays and triple scoop ice creams; annoying brats and courageous stunts.
Screened as part of NZIFF 2020
This collection of Kiwi gems from around the country is guaranteed to put a smile on your face. We have a light-hearted tale of childish entrepreneurship and a unique take on growing up and letting go. We find electoral shenanigans and lockdown memories in the suburbs, while crayfish cravings call us to the sea and daring adventure is found on the farm.
Two nine-year-old girls find an enterprising way to satisfy their craving for ice cream in this playful short made in Dunedin.
In the midst of packing up the room she grew up in, 21-year-old Rebecca inexplicably comes face to face with her nine-year-old self.
An unusual discovery at the beach turns Miss Fish’s world upside down. Can she resist the call of the sea or will she be doomed to a fishy fate?
Dad is voted out of the family and when he mounts a campaign for re-election, he finds out he’s not the only one in the running.
11-year-old Frank is an aspiring stuntman determined to practice his art in a derelict factory, only his kid sister insists on tagging along. What could go wrong?
Made under COVID-19 Level 4 lockdown around New Zealand, this thoughtful portrait beautifully captures the strange experience of a nation in isolation.