FILIDirected by Peter Filimaua
Cast: Alex Correa, Eric Scanlan, Joshua Leomiti, Victoria Schmidt
Fili Tanuvasa, a talented young football player, has just graduated high school. With his graduation party coming up, pressure is on from his dad, Vaea, to continue playing football. Unbeknownst to his father, Fili has a secret passion for acting. Doing anything he can to keep this passion hidden, his secret is eventually found when Vaea finds a letter of acceptance to a school for acting. When it comes time to announce his decision, it’s up to Fili to decide whether he’ll make his family proud or follow his dreams.
Writer: Peter Filimaua
Producer: Andy Yi LI, David Lopez, Haoyue Yang
Executive Producer: CAPE
Director of Photography: Daniel K. Matsumoto
Editor: Shih-Chun Hsiao
Production Designer: Raza Rizvi, Shan Jiang
Composer: Andrew Asemokai
Sound Designer: Bunthoeun Real
Music: Marina Davis
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