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MADE IN HAWAII SHORTS 1

Plays With:
A HUI HOU (UNTIL WE MEET AGAIN), A TALE OF TWO SISTERS, BURY IT, KRONOS, LAHI, PO‘ELE WAI, RACKET

MADE IN HAWAI’I SHORTS PROGRAM 1:

 

A HUI HOU (UNTIL WE MEET AGAIN)

WORLD PREMIERE

United States 2022 | English | 9M 

Director: Kainoa Presbitero

Joyce Oda, a 78-year-old Hawaii resident, recalls her life with her first husband and true love, Stanley, who died 50 years ago. Joyce’s poor health pushes her toward a nursing home, but she struggles to leave the home she built with Stanley.

 

A TALE OF TWO SISTERS

WORLD PREMIERE

United States 2022 | English | 8M

Director: Angelique Kalani Axelrode

Blending narrative and movement-based storytelling, two sisters must overcome the tension in their relationship. Inspired by the mo‘olelo of Hi‘iakaikapoliopele.

 

BURY IT

WORLD PREMIERE

United States 2022 | English | 12M

Director: Andrew Williamson

Two boys are dropped off in a rural Hawaiian forest fo carry out an unpleasant family task.

 

KRONOS

WORLD PREMIERE

United States 2022 | English | 10M

Director: Ara Laylo

Daniel wakes up in an empty house in the middle of nowhere, experiencing different levels of emotional revelations. He is welcomed by a voice that leads him towards unraveling layers of trauma.

 

LAHI

HAWAI‘I PREMIERE

United States 2022 | English | 21M

Director: Reina Gabriela Bonta

Culturally disconnected Mimi returns to O’ahu for her grandmother’s memorial service. When preparing the house to be sold, she finds ornate plates addressed to her grandmother’s friend. Racing against the clock to make her return flight to California, Mimi reluctantly embarks on a journey to deliver them. Along the way, she meets elders whose stories about Filipino identity turn her worldview upside down.

 

PO‘ELE WAI (DARK WATER / AS THE WATER DARKENS)

WORLD PREMIERE

United States | English, ‘olelo Hawa‘i | 23M

Director: Tiare Ribeaux

A weaver navigates between survival and her connection to the ‘āina (land) while a mysterious rash grows on her body. While working as a house cleaner, she becomes entranced by a mysterious painting inspired by a Hawaiian creation story. As her rash worsens, she experiences a transformation when she realizes her drinking water has been poisoned by fuel leaking into the island’s watersheds.

 

RACKET

WORLD PREMIERE

United States 2022 | English | 12M

Director: Zoe Eisenberg

When professional circus clown Lo rage-ends her relationship with her performing and romantic partner moments before they’re meant to take the stage, she is forced to improvise a solo act with a tennis racket.

 

Sponsored By:

film hawaii logo  Nichols Family Fund logo

 

O‘AHU SCREENING & VIRTUAL ACCESS SEE BELOW.

 

KAUA‘I SCREENING –

SATURDAY NOVEMBER 19 | 3:00PM | WAIMEA THEATER

See www.waimeatheater.com for details.

HILO SCREENING –

SATURDAY NOVEMBER 19 | 8:00PM | HILO PALACE THEATER

See hilopalace.com for details.

 

SPONSORED BY

film hawaii logo Nichols Family Fund logo

Virtual

Virtual

Nov 14

Virtual Screening Nov 14 – 27th | Only Accessible from the UNITED STATES | Access Starts at the Above Time

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RUN TIME: 97 Minutes

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