The Barber

The Barber is a documentary series about Barber Peleti Oli-Alainu’uese and the Māori and Pacific community of men who frequent his Hastings barbershop.

Peleti will do anything to represent his beloved community of Flaxmere. Even if it means moving out of the barbershop and into unknown territory.

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Presented as Part Of Program 5 – Guiding Stars

Ts’oostsitsi (Years Ago)

Ike Solway has a responsibility to continue storytelling in his family. He recounts a powerful experience had ...
14 min | Adam Solway
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ᎤᏕᏲᏅ (What They’ve Been Taught)

Filmed on the Qualla Boundary and Cherokee Nation, ᎤᏕᏲᏅ (What They’ve Been Taught) explores expressi...
9 min | Brit Hensel
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Ma’s House

Ma’s House was once the heart of a community. As Ma’s grandson, artist and photographer Jeremy Dennis is o...
7 min | Jeremy Dennis
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Weckuwapasihtit (Those Yet to Come)

On the Eastern reaches of the occupied territory now referred to as North America, the children of Koluskap ca...
12 min | Geo Neptune, Brianna Smith
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Te Ringa a Turoa

Te Ringa a Turoa is an artistic piece that highlights the significance of New Zealand’s Māori tradition...
7 min | Bella-Wai
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Heartbeat of a Nation

On a beautiful sunny day in Northern Alberta, a river surrounded by green trees runs gently through the tradit...
20 min | Eric Janvier
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