Social tolerance meets cultural diversity for 26 young New Zealanders from migrant and refugee backgrounds. Follow them as they face the ultimate challenge of trying to be true to themselves while conforming to the expectations of their parents and communities.

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Mohammed Al Jamal

Palestinian refugee Mohammed Al Jamal has flourished in New Zealand, but sees many others struggling to adapt and signs up to the Refugee Volunteer program to give back and try to make a difference.

 

Jignal Bhagvandas

Jignal Bhagvandas is a 21-year-old medical student who is combining her passion for health with Indian dance. While her goal is to inspire her community to exercise, her pre-diabetic Dad refuses to join the program.

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Emily Mwila

Aspiring opera singer Emily Mwila cannot speak her father’s Zambian tongue and accepts the challenge to perform traditional tribal songs at a solo concert as a way of finding her Zambian voice.

Logan Pithyou

Logan Pithyou, a Wellington-based Assyrian actor, keeps his two worlds very separate. But as busy as he is with his upcoming web series and with the church asking him to become more involved as a youth leader, Pithyou struggles to prioritize.

Bilal Barekzai

Bilal Barekzai is a member of one of only three Afghan families in New Zealand’s most southern city, Dunedin. Frustrated that New Zealanders still don’t understand Islam, Barekzai sets himself a major challenge to organize a debate about Islam’s relationship to women’s rights against the formidable Otago University debating team.

Balamohan Shingade

A vibrant exploration of identity through the Holi Festival of Colour, young Indian musician and Elam Art School student Balamohan Shingade challenges himself to create a new video art piece that expresses his both worlds experience.