Both Worlds

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.

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DJ Lee

Korean international student DJ Lee aspires to lead his school Samoan group at Polyfest. He’s certainly a great dancer, but will the Samoan community accept this enthusiastic foreigner in a cultural leadership role?

Alice Canton

"Do I choose to be white or do I choose to be other?" The child of a Chinese and Europe cross-cultural union, actor and playwright Alice Canton creates a work that challenges why our society forces people to choose one ethnic box.

 

 

Malvindar Singh-Bains

Neuroscientist Malvindar Singh-Bains attempts to help her Sikh community understand degenerative brain disorders, but is that even possible when the subject of brain donation is still so controversial in her own family.

Abby Sturgin

Miss World New Zealand finalist Abby Stugin seeks a deeper connection with her Laos heritage, but has always felt rejected by the community. Can she find the connection she craves to allow her the confidence required to win Miss World?

David Correos

Filipino Kiwi David Correos just won New Zealand’s most prestigious comedy award, The Billy T. Now he wants to shake up his routine to incorporate more stories from his culture, but will he be able to create a winning routine that doesn’t involve him taking off his clothes?