SANDY LANE PRODUCTIONS IN ASSOCIATION WITH

THE NEW ZEALAND FILM COMMISSION TE TUMU WHAKAATA TAONGA

PRESENTS

S E E I N G  B E Y O N D  T H E  D A R K

WAYS TO SEE

A young girl, Amaia, lives with her depressed mother in an inner-city apartment. Desperate to seek out her absent father, she must reach out to a mysterious woman, beautiful and otherworldly.

 

But when the woman visits the family home, the young mother and daughter are forced to decide their future.

 

A W R A D S  &  F E S T I V A L S

2019 Short Film GOLD Award New Zealand Cinematography Awards – Tammy Williams (Director Of Photography)

2019 Emerging Cinematographer Of The Year Award – Tammy Williams for 'Ways To See'

2019 Official Selection New Zealand International Film Festival

2019 Official Selection ImagineNATIVE Film Festival (Toronto, Canada)

2019 Official Selection Rotorua Indigenous Film Festival (Aotearoa/New Zealand)

2020 Official Selection Māoriland Film Festival (Aotearoa/New Zealand)

2020 Official Selection Vision Maker Film Festival (Nebraska USA)

2020 Official Selection Skábmagovat Film Festival (Finland)

2020 Sydney & Melbourne Lift-Off Festival (Australia)

2021 Official Selection Birrarangga Film Festival (Australia)

 

STARRING MANAWANUI MANIAPOTO-MILLS, AWHINA-ROSE HENARE ASHBY, JODIE HILLOCK, TROY KINGI 

DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY TAMMY WILLIAMS PRODUCTION DESIGNER ROSIE GUTHRIE COSTUME DESIGNER CARMEL RATA

MAKE UP DESIGNER VEE GULLIVER EDITOR ANASTASIA DONIANTS 

SOUND DESIGNER NICK BUCKTON MUSIC COMPOSED &  PERFORMED BY ARLI LIBERMAN CO-PRODUCER TWEEDIE WAITITI 

PRODUCED BY DESRAY ARMSTRONG WRITTEN & DIRECTED BY JESSICA SANDERSON