Profile

Director

Vela Manusaute

To Feel or Not to Feel

In 30 years Pacific Islanders over 80 years of age will be shipped into rest homes to be cared for by artificial intelligence.

Vela Manusaute

Vela, writer/director, came to New Zealand in 1979. He was the first Niuean to graduate from Toi Whakaari New Zealand Drama School in 1996. Vela is a joint recipient of the ‘New Generation Award’ in 2014. He has just arrived from ImagineNATIVE film festival in Toronto for the inclusion of his short film The Messiah.

Vela Manusaute

To Feel or Not to Fee

6pm 3rd November
ASB Waterfront Theatre
Wynyard Quarter