Marks of Mana (2018)


Movie Details

Director : Lisa TAOUMA
Producer : Tikilounge Productions
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Origin : New Zealand,Samoa
Language :  English
Subtitle :  French
Length : 56 min
Synopsis : This documentary portrays the art of feminine tattooing across the Pacific region. It presents the tattoo artists and their subjects, those tattooed women who bring to life, on their own bodies or faces, the visible symbols of mana which marked women in the past in Samoa, Aoteraoa, PNG... Tattoos: links to one’s family; language filled with meaning; Patterns and designs, emblems of beauty.