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STUDENT SHOWCASE

SHORTS PROGRAM: STUDENT SHOWCASE
Plays With:
AGENT ROVER, ANIMATION CLASS 5, REMEMBER TO BE CONSIDERATE, ANIMATING CHANGE: AN ANIMATED VIDEO ABOUT BODY IMAGE AND BODY SHAMING, MO’OLELO O KA WA KAHIKO, THE ARTIST’S SUBJECT, WE ARE OʻAHU, FIND YOUR FASHION, SANTANA SEBASTIAN, SKATEBOARDING IS THE TRUTH – NIKE SB SKATEBOARDING COMMERCIAL, MEMORY’S ROAR, PROJECT X, FRED’S AMAZING ADVENTURE, LOVE OF MY HAIR, THE SHADOWS FROM THE BOOK IN THE CLASSROOM, HOME LUNCH, KEKAIULU HULA STUDIO, WISHCYCLING, MĀLAMA I KE KAI, FOREVER;, PAN DE VIDA, BEYOND THE WAVES, HUNGER PAINS, WAIPAHU SAFE HAVEN

This shorts program features the best films made by students across Hawai’i, as young as 1st grade up until a graduating senior in high school. The public is invited to join us at their theatrical showcase. There will be a Q&A with the students and audience following the screening. Tickets are FREE!

 

AGENT ROVER

WORLD PREMIERE

United States

Director: Gino Caruso

Synopsis: Agent rover is a police dog tasked with tracking down a cat burglar. High speed chases, skydiving, and explosions ensue.

 

ANIMATION CLASS 5

WORLD PREMIERE

United States

Directors: Bri Au Yuen, Leina Chu, Arielle Cook, Kanoa Gloy, Regina Kahanu-Rogers, Euodia Lan, Haley Lau, Cerra Leong, Hannah Morse, Sage Shiroma, Sean Tanji,  Alissa Tong, Mason Wong, Yoyo Xia

Synopsis: Short animated films created by high school students of Hawaii Baptist Academy in their semester-long Animation class.

 

ANIMATING CHANGE: AN ANIMATED VIDEO ABOUT BODY IMAGE AND BODY SHAMING

WORLD PREMIERE

United States

Director: Pemma Norbu

Synopsis: This animated short teaches others about the negative impacts of body shaming.

 

BEYOND THE WAVES

WORLD PREMIERE

United States

Director: Mahealani K. Stegehuis

Synopsis: Through conversations with a family of surfers, this short documentary explores the history of women surfing in Hawai‘i.

 

FIND YOUR FASHION

WORLD PREMIERE

United States

Director: Kailana Williams

 

FOREVER;

WORLD PREMIERE

United States

Director: Sara Mieko Maya Brekke

Synopsis: A girl must make an irreversible decision, with her best friend’s life on the line.

 

FRED’S AMAZING ADVENTURE

WORLD PREMIERE

United States

Director: Aidan Beer

 

HOME LUNCH
WORLD PREMIERE

United States

Directors: Cyan Enos, Anuhea Kealoha

Synopsis: Short film by participants of the 2022 ʻŌlino Summer program in collaboration with ʻŌlelo Community Media.

 

HUNGER PAINS

WORLD PREMIERE

United States

Director: Skye Ashak

Synopsis: A famished chameleon, determined to survive another day, must find his next meal before jeopardizing his health and well being to a sneaky bug.

 

KEKAIULU HULA STUDIO

WORLD PREMIERE

United States

Director: Grayson Kostron

Synopsis: Short film by participants of the 2022 ʻŌlino Summer program in collaboration with ʻŌlelo Community Media.

 

LOVE OF MY HAIR

WORLD PREMIERE

United States

Director: Lucas Roberts

Synopsis: A mini-documentary/PSA to spread positivity for natural curls, created for World Afro Day.

 

MEMORY’S ROAR

WORLD PREMIERE

United States

Director: Jess Braden Cruz, Kaitlyn Mei Lin Chang

Synopsis: A sapphic period drama about moving on set against the dynamic backdrop of the prohibition era’s queer club scene.

 

MO’OLELO O KA WA KAHIKO

WORLD PREMIERE

United States

Director: Ku’ulanianela Ormsby

Synopsis: A short animated film about the legend of ohia lehua in an effort to ensure the Hawaiian legends were passed on through storytelling.

 

MĀLAMA I KE KAI

WORLD PREMIERE

United States

Directors: Genesis Stice, Mekia Kekona Eaton, Bonshia Kajimwe

Synopsis: Short narrated film featuring three students from the Huliau Environmental Filmmaking and their personal relationships with the ocean, threats facing marine environments, and why they think it is important for us all to mālama i ke kai (take care of the ocean).

 

PAN DE VIDA

WORLD PREMIERE

United States

Directors: Sara Mieko Maya Brekke, Leigh Antionette Medina

Synopsis: A girl finds her love of music through her mom but faces tragedy that causes her to question if music is meant to be in her life.

 

PROJECT X

WORLD PREMIERE

United States

Director: Min Kuk Kim

Synopsis: Today, People’s ‘opinion’ is not entirely their own.

 

REMEMBER TO BE CONSIDERATE

WORLD PREMIERE

United States

Director: Lauren Espiritu

Synopsis: A moviegoer interrupts a movie and receives a rebuke from an unlikely person.

 

SANTANA SEBASTIAN

WORLD PREMIERE

United States

Director: Santana Sebastian

Synopsis: A personal narrative of finding one’s passion during COVID.

 

SKATEBOARDING IS THE TRUTH 

WORLD PREMIERE

United States

Director: Santana Sebastian

 

THE ARTIST’S SUBJECT

WORLD PREMIERE

United States

Director: Lucie Reese

Synopsis: An artist attempts to paint a natural landscape when the view suddenly gets interrupted. The artist encounters a perspective through this new interruption and journeys into self reflection.

 

THE SHADOWS FROM THE BOOK IN THE CLASSROOM

WORLD PREMIERE

United States

Directors: Moira Nagle, Gavin Leines, Lopaka Silva-Barretto

 

WAIPAHU SAFE HAVEN

WORLD PREMIERE

United States

Director: Nicole Lokebol

 

WE ARE OʻAHU

WORLD PREMIERE

United States

Directors: Ixchell, ‘Ōhāwai, Xitlali

 

WISHCYCLING

WORLD PREMIERE

United States

Director: Kailani Faith Ibanez

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