Pacific Media Watch

13 October 2016

AUDIO: Price of Peace filmmakers honoured with award

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Co-producer Christina Milligan (left) with Peace Foundation board member Tom Ang and other co-producer Roger Grant (far right). Film director Kim Webby is currently in Vanuatu opening the documentary at another film festival. Image: Nga Aho Whakaari

TJ Aumua
AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch/ Asia Pacific Report): Filmmakers of the New Zealand documentary Price of Peace were honoured this week with the producers receiving an award for their contribution to "peace and aroha”.

Director Kim Webby with co-producers Christina Milligan and Roger Grant were recipients of the Te Pou Tatau Pounamu NZ Peace Foundation award at the Ngā Aho Whakaari (Māori Screen in Production) 20th Anniversary.

Milligan told the Pacific Media Centre that they were honoured to be recognized by their peers and the film community.

She added the film has achieved more success than they had hoped for, reaching mainstream and indigenous audiences around the world.

The documentary also screens this week at the Margaret Mead Film Festival at the American Museum of Natural History in New York.

It was recently aired on Al Jazeera as a Witness documentary under the title An Innocent Warrior. In January 2017, it will be filmed at the Skábmagovat -Indigenous Peoples' Film Festival in Finland.

See Asia Pacific Report for the full article.

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TJ Aumua

Pacific Media Watch editor

TJ Aumua is a recent graduate of the Bachelor of Communication Studies with a major in journalism and a minor in screen writing. She also gained an Honours degree in Communication Studies in 2015.