Los Angeles Asian Pacific Festival

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CTVR's very own Melodie Turori is showcasing her film, The Future Behind Us, as part of the Pacific Cinewaves Shorts section: 

FREE | Pay what you can!

May 7 2022 | 4 PM

Directors Guild of America

7920 Sunset Boulevard West Hollywood, CA 90046
Get tickets here.
The Future Behind Us

This is a story about reclaiming indigeneity through ancestral listening and connection to the land, as told through Pasifika Transmissions. Pasifika Transmissions honors the ancestors’ pieces residing on Tongva land at the Pacific Island Ethnic Art Museum (PIEAM) with works from the 9 indigenous Pasifika artists living in diaspora.

Director: Melodie Turori
Executive Producer: Pacific Island Ethnic Art Museum
Cast: Kawailoa, Masi, Latte Stone, Åcho’ Atupat, Dilukai, Puluwat Sail, Gaw, Machi, Ngā Uri, Aloai’a J. E. Moni Pili, Melodie Turori, Sid Dueñas, Mariquita “Micki” Davis, Kiana Rivera, Jason (JP) Pereira, Leone Pereira, Samantha Tagaloa, Roldy Ablao, Amelia Butler


Book Release: Acting for New Media

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"My students have always inspired me and Acting for New Media is a response to their interests and questions regarding creating their own original content. The book serves as a guide for the artist to define their brand, produce original content and market themselves across multiple social media platforms. It is published by Aequs Education and will be available for free to Saddleback students as of January 29, 2022." 


Maria Mayenzet