Feature Narrative

Teine Sā – The Ancient Ones



After centuries of slumber, the Teine Sā are evoked into the modern world by 5 women who call on these ancient goddesses of Polynesia to help them in their struggles. But these notorious spirit women don’t play, and leave powerful lessons in their wake…

*Horror film; alludes to sexual violence.

Audio Descriptions
Trigger Warning: Horror film; alludes to sexual violence.

  • Runtime: 60 minutes
  • Country: New Zealand
  • Director: Matasila Freshwater, Mario Gaoa, Miki Magasiva, Anapela Polataivao, Mario Faumui
  • Premiere: North America

Screening Partner

Nia Tero



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