Two awards for Ngā Whanaunga Māori Pasifika Shorts at NZIFF

Posted Wednesday 22 Jul 2020

In 2020, for the first time, Ngā Whanaunga Māori Pasifika Shorts is a competitive section in the  Whānau Mārama: New Zealand International Film Festival (NZIFF). The best film in Ngā Whanaunga Māori Pasifika Shorts, as judged by an international jury, will receive the Wellington UNESCO City of Film Award for Best Film, a $3000 cash award. Meanwhile, the winner of an audience vote from the online audience and those at Auckland's ASB Waterfront Theatre, and Wellington's Roxy Cinema screenings, will receive the $1000 Ngā Whanaunga CineMāori Audience Award.