The Orator (O Le Tulafale) submitted for Best Foreign Language Film at the Oscars

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An Academy approved Selection Committee announced today that The Orator (O Le Tulafale) has been submitted for consideration as Best Foreign Language Film for the 84th Academy Awards in Febuary. The Samoan language feature film funded by the New Zealand Film Commission, was written and directed by debut feature film maker Tusi Tamasese. The Academy [ Read More ]

NZ Film commission is supporting NZ/ Samoan film "The orator"

Production will commence this month on The Orator, a powerful tale of honour, courage, love and redemption by Samoan-born and raised debut feature filmmaker, Tauti Tusi Tamasese. Written and directed by Tamasese, The Orator (O Le Tulafale) will be a first inasmuch as it will be entirely shot in Samoa, in the Samoan language, with [ Read More ]