Made In Hawaii Shorts Program 2

The best MADE IN HAWAII short films part 2. All Made In Hawaii Shorts will be available on watch.hiff.org for on demand viewing ANYTIME from NOV 5-29 in addition to these in-theater screenings.

Various Directors | 64 mins.

Screenings

Saturday, November 21 5:00 PM Consolidated Mililani Date Passed
Sunday, November 29 3:00 PM Consolidated Ward Buy Tickets
 

Films

BEACH TO FARM

BEACH TO FARM

Directed by: Keisuke Imada
2020 | 16 min. | Premiere: Festival Premiere

Pro surfer Joel Centeio lived at his favorite surf point, but three years ago, he decided to move to off grid land. The movie explores what sustainable means for him and Hawaii.

COLORS OF KAUA'I

COLORS OF KAUA'I

Directed by: Mark Miller
2020 | 13 min. | Premiere: World Premiere
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A remote and vibrant community comes to life as they celebrate their first-ever LGBTQ+ Pride. Families, local leaders, and allies fight to transform themselves and the heart of the Purple Island.

EN ROUTE

EN ROUTE

Directed by: Reno Champ
2020 | 5 min. | Premiere: Hawaii Premiere

A young local youth discovers his passion for fire knife dancing can save him from the hardships of a troubled upbringing.

KAMA'ĀINA (CHILD OF THE LAND)

KAMA'ĀINA (CHILD OF THE LAND)

Directed by: Kimi Howl Lee
2019 | 17 min. | Premiere: Hawaii Special Screening

A queer sixteen-year-old girl, Mahina, must navigate life on the streets in Oahu, until she eventually finds refuge at the Pu’uhonua o Wai’anae––Hawaiʻi’s largest organized homeless encampment.

POI DOG LESSONS

POI DOG LESSONS

Directed by: Kimberlee Bassford
2020 | 2 min. | Premiere: Festival Premiere
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Disturbed by the racism against Asian Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic, Honolulu Theatre for Youth company actor Maki‘ilei Ishihara taps into her mixed Asian Pacific heritage to co-produce an animated video poem titled “Poi Dog”.

MAUNAKEA: SACRED MOUNTAIN, SACRED CONDUCT

MAUNAKEA: SACRED MOUNTAIN, SACRED CONDUCT

Directed by: Meleanna Meyer, Tom Coffman
2020 | 11 min. | Premiere: Festival Premiere

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