Section: Keiki Shorts

Keiki Shorts

The Keiki Shorts Program will be available online for FREE, and will also be screened as part of HIFF Ohana Day at the Bishop Museum. The Bishop Museum screening will be FREE WITH MUSEUM ADMISSION, and the films will play continuously from 10AM – 5PM on SUNDAY NOVEMBER 7TH. CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE ABOUT …

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THE TINY TREE

Space explorers, Matt and his Dad emergency land on a dying planet. Matt finds a magical seed, and wants to keep it. However, this seed is the planet’s last chance for survival. With upbeat songs and adventures with alien fluffy creatures, a two headed caterpillar, and a one-legged purple Bird, Matt and Dad get caught …

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YUAN YUAN AND THE HOLLOW MONSTER

Eight-year-old Jackie is determined to protect her newest pet, a tiny turtle named Lucy, at all costs. Even if it means chasing down a massive hurricane called the Hollow Monster.

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MILK

In a small town square a young girl counts her savings. Happy with her sum, she skips to the country store where candy is arrayed in enticing glass jars. After careful consideration she selects a giant, coloured lollipop, then joins the queue behind an old man buying bread and milk. Her glee however, is stemmed …

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HOW TO CATCH A TAOTAOMONA

An overlooked boy tries to convince his skeptical friends to capture a mythological figure in the jungles of Guam.

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BLUE COOLER

BLUE COOLER captures small moments of life in Hawai‘i through a montage of richly painted and colorful brush strokes, sounds and images. Like home movies that spark an atmosphere or feeling, the moving paintings in BLUE COOLER pop with familiar experiences and vivid observations. The animation is hand painted frame by frame using oil paints.

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BLUSH

“Blush” follows the journey of a stranded horticulturist-astronaut’s chances for survival after he crash lands on a desolate dwarf planet. When an ethereal visitor arrives, the once-lone traveler discovers the joy in building a new life and realizes the universe has delivered astonishing salvation.

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