Pacific Stories Films On SHOW

After the success of the Pacific Stories – Harmony on the Murray screening in Robinvale we are pleased to announce July screenings of the Pacific Stories 2011 films in Melbourne and the Solomon Islands! It is so fantastic to continue to share these 8 short films with the public one year after the project has finished.

Four films from Pacific Stories 2011 have been selected to screen at Multicultural Arts Victoria Inc.‘s EMERGE FILM FESTIVAL as part of the “Diverse Voices in Film” Program on July 3 at 7:25PM, Treasury Theatre.

‘Upi Mop Le’ by John Harvey, ‘This is My Culture’ by Ranu James, ‘Reva Reva’ by Paia Juste-Constant and ‘My Bubu’ by Warrie Kome will screen with other short films made by diverse communities in Melbourne. Please see this Facebook Event for more details! Pacific Stories DVDs will be on sale on the night:

For the full program for the EMERGE Film Festival – CLICK HERE

Here’s the Pacific Stories DVD preview:

We are very happy to announce that the Pacific Stories films will also be screening at the 11th Festival of Pacific Arts in Honiara, Solomon Islands. This will be the first international screening of the films and also the Pacific Islands Premiere. It will be a wonderful opportunity to screen the films on an international stage.

Pacific Stories will screen at FOPA with the short film called “Wea Nao Mi? (Where Am I?)”. This is the short film that has been produced as part of the Wantok Stori – Culture in Harmony with Nature project that Pacific Stories filmmakers Amie Batalibasi and Lisa Hilli have been involved in.

Festival of Pacific Arts Screening Details for Pacific Stories & Wantok Stori:
DATE: Thursday, July 5, 2012
TIME: 3:00PM (Honiara Time)
WHERE: FOPA Auditorium, Honiara (near the Museum)

Still from “Wea Nau Mi?” Wantok Stori short film screening with Pacific Stories at the Festival of Pacific Arts, 2012. © Wantok Stori


Pacific Stories Revealed

After a long wait, the Pacific Stories DVD trailer is online. Please have a look and share the Pacific love around…

The DVD makes a great Christmas pressie and can be purchased via the Multicultural Arts Victoria website on the merchandise page:
CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE DVD – follow the prompts.

Here’s to summer!

Pacific Stories on DVD

Hello Pacific Stories friends & supporters,

We are very pleased and excited to announce that the Pacific Stories DVD has been released.

You can now purchase the Pacific Stories DVD online through the Multicultural Arts Victoria website: CLICK HERE FOR THE LINK

There are 8 short films by 8 talented filmmakers from Pacific Islander backgrounds – approximately 45 minutes worth of Pasifika films to enjoy! Also included on the DVD is a slideshow of production photos. This DVD is a must have in your DVD collection – it also makes a very lovely gift for someone special.

Price: $20 AUD + postage

Click here for reviews of the Pacific Stories short films:
Blogs: Pearson’s Space by Pearson Vetuna & Just the Messenger by Pauline Vetuna

Pacific Stories DVD Cover: Still from "This is My Culture" by Ranu James (far left) © 2011

Instructions for payment: Go to Multicultural Arts Victoria merchandise page (click here). You can purchase directly by using a credit card using Paypals secure payment system, alternatively you can use a PayPal account using funds from any account. Either way, simply add to the cart and proceed to the checkout when finished. Note that price quoted exclude postage and handling fees, this will be calculated upon checkout.

You can also send cheque to Multicultural Arts Victoria or bank transfer*, details as below:

Post Cheques to:
PO Box 1402
Collingwood VIC 3066

Commonwealth Bank Australia
BSB 063-123
Accounts 1038 1972

*Please provide your postal address for DVDs.

Overseas purchases can be arranged, however international delivery charge will be applied depending on the destination. Buyers should let Multicultural Arts Victoria have the destination to work out the charge.

DVD payment enquiries to: email:

Please note that this DVD is for private viewing only. Please contact us directly if you would like to screen the films publicly: