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MAKO

Samoan language film about a father's struggle to understand and love his autistic son.

Directed by Mark Papalii

Written by Mark Papalii, April Phillips, Amy Laura Jansen

Produced by Amy Laura Jansen

Director of Photography Mark Papalii

Starring Koby Bryce, Mikeyese Daniel, Taofi Mose-Nehemia

Acting Coach - April Phillips

Official selection Ngā Whanaunga Māori Pasifika Shorts selection of the

New Zealand International Film Festival 2023

       Winner Letterboxd Audience Award

Official selection Show Me Shorts International Film Festival 2023

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