Sina and Tuna

A new twist on an ancient legend set during a Tinder date gone wrong. Sina invokes the power of her moon goddess namesake to protect against the otherworldly predator who turns out to be her date.

Director: Miki Magasiva (Sāmoan)
Producers: Lisa Taouma (Sāmoan), Maria Tanner (Rarotonga) Writer: Tusiata Avia (Sāmoan) Aotearoa (New Zealand) | 2021 | 15 min
English/Sāmoan w English Subtitles
World Premiere

Availability: Canada

Content Warnings: violence, bloodletting, torture, mutilation or criminal activity, nudity, sexual activity or adult themes, sexual references or slurs, triggering historical trauma – residential schools, Indian Act, 60s Scoop, MMIWG2S, course language

Miki Magasiva is a Sāmoan director, writer, and performer based in Aotearoa. His short film, Sina and Tuna, is part of the acclaimed five-part contemporary horror series, Teine Sā, based on supernatural legends from across the Pacific Islands.


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