06-24 November 2019

Festivals & Events

Film For Thought

CHANGING THE GAME
CHANGING THE GAME

Michael BARNETT
United States
Feature film

In CHANGING THE GAME, young transgender athlete trailblazers Mack Beggs, Andraya Yearwood, and Sarah Rose Huckman struggle to show that being an athlete is as much a part of their identity as their gender expression.

 

FOR SAMA
FOR SAMA

Waad AL-KATEAB and Edward WATTS
Syria, United Kingdom
Feature film

26-year old female Syrian filmmaker, Waad al-Kateab, filmed her life in rebel-held Aleppo through 5 years of the Syrian uprising, documenting the challenges the conflict imposed on women and children.

GEOGRAPHIES OF KINSHIP
GEOGRAPHIES OF KINSHIP

Deann LIEM
United States, Sweden, Switzerland, United States, South Korea
Feature film

In this tale about the rise of Korea’s global adoption program, four adult adoptees return to their country of birth, mapping the geographies of kinship that bind them to a homeland they never knew.

MAUNA KEA: THROUGH THE KIAI LENS
MAUNA KEA: THROUGH THE KIAI LENS

Ciara LACY, Jalena KEANE-LEE and Mikey INOUYE
United States
Feature film

Free to the public, this special film program and panel discussion explores the ‘Kapu Aloha’ movement happening on top of Mauna Kea and the fight to block the controversial Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) project.

WE ARE THE RADICAL MONARCHS
WE ARE THE RADICAL MONARCHS

Linda GOLDSTEIN KNOWLTON
United States
Feature film

A group of young women - the Radical Monarchs - chant into megaphones and march with fists clenched high. Decorated in “Radical Beauty” badges, these women of color attempt to preserve justice in all avenues of society.

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