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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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.

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.

  • 2018-07-20T19:30:00-07:00
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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.

Megan Blackwell

Second-generation Kiwi-Chinese photographer Megan Blackwell has never been to China and doesn’t speak the language. She sets out to discover what it really means to be Chinese.

Jeremy Sim

Jeremy Sim, a passionate dancer, desperately wants to find his own path in life but feels held back by an obligation to take over his family's Asian supermarket business. A new salsa challenge may be just what he needs to find the courage to confront his parents about his future hopes and dreams.

Thoraya Abdul-Rassol

Thoraya Abdul-Rassol is a 19 year-old Muslim law student and soccer enthusiast. Follow her as she 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.