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.
Bilal Barekzai is a member of one of only three Afghani families in New Zealand’s most southern city, Dunedin. Frustrated that Kiwis still don’t understand Islam, Bilal sets himself a major challenge to organize a debate about Islam’s relationship to women’s rights against the formidable Otago University debating team.
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.
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.
Second-generation Kiwi-Chinese photographer Megan Blackwell has never been to China and doesn’t speak the language so sets out to discover what it really means to be Chinese.
Jeremy Sim desperately wants to find his own path in life but feels held back by an obligation to take over the family business, an Asian Supermarket. A passionate dancer, a new salsa challenge may be just what he needs to find the courage to confront his parents about his future hopes and dreams.
19 year-old Muslim law student and soccer enthusiast Thoraya moves away from home for the first time and faces the challenge of meeting people in a new city and overcoming her fear of racial discrimination.