Series Classification: G (General Audiences)
Episode 13: Isla Reeves | POET AND MUSICIAN | Christchurch
Isla Reeves is a Christchurch-based poet and musician who lives with bipolar. Isla balances studying, social work, art, and learning te reo Māori.
The Outliers is a gritty, unapologetic look at youth from minority backgrounds in New Zealand. From great adversity comes great strength, so the aim of The Outliers is to search out youth who are the standout, the anomaly, or the outlier in their community.
We meet inspirational youth while also exploring the source of most minority success: the community where they come from!
Fire Fire is a production company run by Alex Bradshaw and Tara Durrant, which searches out stories that represent diverse communities and culture. In the last three years, Fire Fire has made mini-documentaries in Kashmir (India), Germany, Malaysia, Australia, and New Zealand.
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