Poi E is a charming and truly inspirational documentary about a song that transformed not just the Maori community, but the entire country of New Zealand. However, rather than presenting a run-of-the-mill biographical history of the song, the film focuses on the spirit of the people behind it.
This year's Aussie and Kiwi Film Fest opener is a heartwarming (true) love story of epic proportion. Ali's Wedding, although sometimes a little too sweet for my taste, is an ambitious and refreshingly unconventional love story of a minority that's still very misunderstood in Australia.
Prague's Aussie and Kiwi Film Festival is now in its fourth year and continues to showcase the best of the best in feature films, documentaries, and short films that Australia and New Zealand have to offer. This year's festival will take place from the 16th-22nd of November in Prague's Kino Lucerna and Kino Ponrepo.