HOW TO CATCH A TAOTAOMONA

Directed by Neil Tinkman

As Raph wanders through the jungles behind his house, he encounters a human figure that resembles the taotaomona, an ancestral spirit from Chamorro mythology. He convinces his friend David to help him capture the taotaomona, and instead gains an appreciation for himself and his culture.

THIS FILM IS AVAILABLE ON DEMAND. 

About the filmmaker: Neil Tinkham is a Producer, Writer and Director. He has another film at CAAMFest 2021, LET’S REMEMBER OUR ANCESTORS (TA HASSO I MANAINA)

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