Section: ACM UHM Showcase

ACM UHM Showcase

PLAYS WITH: AGAPE | Directors: Justin Kimata, Christian Lee BLOOM | Director: Desirene Gamboa DAY AND NIGHT | Director: Jewel Racasa I WILL BE YOUR BREATH | Director: Malia Adams LAST NIGHT | Director: Douglas Haban MESSAGES | Director: Daniel Oka ONIPA‘A | Director: Dyllon Ching POSTHUMOUS | Director Sylvia Lee  

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ONIPA‘A

Onipaʻa is a story about Liʻi, who during the pandemic finds himself being the lone caretaker of a kalo farm or loʻi as everyone else has lost interest in the long standing cultural art. With news of the loʻi being leveled, Liʻi looks to his son to be the caretaker of the next generation, yet …

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POSTHUMOUS

An Early Italian Renaissance sculptor desperate for fame becomes dissatisfied and goes on a rampage destroying her work when it’s broken remnants come to life startling the artist and causing a freak accident. After a pause of darkness a spotlight appears illuminating a beautiful plaster statue of a young girl doubled over on a pedestal …

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LAST NIGHT

A blossoming of romance in one night.

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MESSAGES

We meet Tai, and the animated form of his intrusive thoughts, The Rage Virus. We see his club that failed to take off as he is harassed for it and we witness one of his violent fantasies as he kills another student. Snapping out of it, he tries to get away from his thoughts until …

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I WILL BE YOUR BREATH

Throughout I Will Be Your Breath, Kamahina learns about her great-grandmother and what she had to go through as a Hawai‘ian woman in the early 1900s, Kamahina understands her great grandmother’s history and connects with her roots. Kamahina’s journey is shown through the depiction of the forest taking over her house. In the same time …

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AGAPE

A gay college student reveals to her queer best friend that she has developed faith in Jesus.

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BLOOM

Summer has begun, but one flower at the edge of a field of blooming flowers is reluctant to open up. With the help of a ladybug, she learns to have courage and is able to bloom.

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DAY AND NIGHT

The fiery and stubborn, Apolaki, tries to take the Earth for himself, not wanting to share with his obedient sister, Mayari. The siblings argue over ownership of the Earth leading to an all-out fistfight and chase sequence in space! The siblings take turns throwing punches and zooming around one another. As the fight climaxes, Mayari …

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