12 films/events

Women

BELLY OF THE BEAST
United States 2020 | 81 min.
Documentary Panorama | Documentary, Human Rights, Social Issues, Women

Recent reports of forced sterilizations of detained women in U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) facilities may seem like news to many of us, but it is actually the latest manifestation of...

Nov 5th 10:00 AM - Nov 29th 11:45 PM  | ONLINE ACCESS

BEYOND THE MAUNA
United States 2020 | 28 min.
Made in Hawaii Shorts | Documentary, Educational, Family Friendly, Social Issues, Women

Beyond the Mauna is a short documentary about the controversial construction of a Thirty-Meter-Telescope (TMT) on the sacred summit of Mauna Kea in Hawai’i. 

Nov 5th 10:00 AM - Nov 29th 11:45 PM  | ONLINE ACCESS

Sun, Nov 29 - 12:01AM  NOV 5 - 29 | ON DEMAND ONLINE

CONNECTION
United States 2019 | 8 min.
Shorts Program: Little Docs | Documentary, Ethnographic, Social Issues, Women

On a trip to Washington to cast for steelhead fish, Autumn Harry unpacks what it means to overcome her own image of who is a fly fisher and uses the sport to fight for conservation.

Nov 5th 10:00 AM - Nov 29th 11:45 PM  | ONLINE ACCESS

Sun, Nov 29 - 12:01AM  NOV 5 - 29 | ON DEMAND ONLINE

COVER/AGE
United States 2019 | 25 min.
Shorts Program: A Better Life | Documentary, Politics, Social Issues, Women

COVER/AGE follows an elderly caregiver and a policy advocate in the campaign to expand healthcare to include all people, regardless of immigration status or age.

Nov 5th 10:00 AM - Nov 29th 11:45 PM  | ONLINE ACCESS

Sun, Nov 29 - 12:01AM  NOV 5 - 29 | ON DEMAND ONLINE

DAUGHTERS
Japan 2020 | 104 min.
Spotlight on Japan | Drama, Women

Best friends Koharu and Ayano live cosmopolitan and youthful lives in Tokyo. Both women work in fashion and art, spending much of their free time drinking and eating. Their fast-paced, interwoven...

Nov 5th 10:00 AM - Nov 29th 11:45 PM  | ONLINE ACCESS

DOWN A DARK STAIRWELL
United States 2020 | 83 min.
Film For Thought | Crime Drama, Documentary, Educational, History, Politics, Social Issues, Women

When two peoples of color are pitted against each other in the gruesome coliseum that is the uneven criminal justice system of the United States, who wins? In 2014, Chinese American police officer...

Nov 5th 10:00 AM - Nov 29th 11:45 PM  | ONLINE ACCESS

FINDING DOHI
Japan, United States 2020 | 26 min.
Made in Hawaii Shorts | Biography, Documentary, Educational, Family Friendly, History, Social Issues, Women

FINDING DOHI is an intimate portrait of a woman separated by culture, language, and thousands of miles from a family she has never met. 

Nov 5th 10:00 AM - Nov 29th 11:45 PM  | ONLINE ACCESS

Sun, Nov 29 - 12:01AM  NOV 5 - 29 | ON DEMAND ONLINE

THE GIRL WHO LEFT HOME
United States 2020 | 100 min.
Panorama | Comedy, Drama, Foodie, Music, Women

At the height of Christine’s career, she learns the unbearable news that her father has passed away after months of silence between them. Upon returning home, Christine undertakes the burdens...

Nov 5th 10:00 AM - Nov 29th 11:45 PM  | ONLINE ACCESS

Fri, Nov 20 - 8:00PM  Ala Moana Drive-In

Sun, Nov 22 - 2:00PM  Consolidated Mililani

THE HEALER AND THE PSYCHIATRIST
Tonga, United Kingdom 2019 | 74 min.
Pacific Showcase | Documentary, Ethnographic, Women

In the South Pacific Island group of Vava’u, the traditional healer Emeline Lolohea treats people affected by spirits. One day away by ferry, the only Tongan Psychiatrist, Dr. Mapa Puloka, has...

Nov 5th 10:00 AM - Nov 29th 11:45 PM  | ONLINE ACCESS

PUA KA UAHI
United States 2020 | 7 min.
ACM UHM Showcase | Action, Animation, Comedy, Ethnographic, Fantasy, Women

Pua ka uahi is a wonder-filled Indigenous animation following the challenge between Pele, a hot-tempered volcano goddess, and Kamapuaʻa, a shapeshifting trickster, as they race from Puna to Hilo.

Nov 5th 10:00 AM - Nov 29th 11:45 PM  | ONLINE ACCESS

Sun, Nov 29 - 12:01AM  NOV 5 - 29 | ON DEMAND ONLINE

WIRUN
Australia 2019 | 9 min.
Pacific Showcase Shorts | Bildungsroman, Family Friendly, Social Issues, Women

WIRUN is a story about Erin, a young Indigenous Australian faces obstacles in her drama class. She wants to perform like the others, but Shakespeare’s old language won't come out. 

Nov 5th 10:00 AM - Nov 29th 11:45 PM  | ONLINE ACCESS

Sun, Nov 29 - 12:01AM  NOV 5 - 29 | ON DEMAND ONLINE

YELLOW GIRL AND ME
United States 2019 | 19 min.
Shorts Program: Turning Point | Drama, Social Issues, Women

Set in the Jamaican countryside, a young child named Nicole waits for her sister, Yellow Girl, to teach her how to swim. Circumstances escalate when Yellow Girl breaks her promise...

Nov 5th 10:00 AM - Nov 29th 11:45 PM  | ONLINE ACCESS

Sun, Nov 29 - 12:01AM  NOV 5 - 29 | ON DEMAND ONLINE

12 films/events
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