Tribeca to Screen Samoan Short Film Liliu

Liliu has officially been selected to screen at the Tribeca Film Festival this year. Edited by DEGNZ member Peter Roberts, Liliu follows a young court interpreter (Vito Vito) who risks everything to help Nua (Ana Tuisila), a wrongfully imprisoned chief.

Filmed in Samoa, the short film was written and directed by Jeremiah Tauamiti (My Father’s Kingdom) who is of Samoan descent. Originally released in 2018, Liliu has won awards such as Best Narrative Short Film at the FIFO Festival held in Tahiti.

The film will screen on June 20.

Last updated on 6 May 2021