9 films/events

ACM UHM Showcase

BROWN BODIES IN A FAR SEA
United States 2019 | 8 min.
ACM UHM Showcase | Drama

After hearing about an incoming hurricane, a young girl makes preparations to defend her home.

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

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

IKAIKA
United States 2020 | 9 min.
ACM UHM Showcase | Drama

Ikaika, a middle school kid, works towards a better understanding of who he is as he world begins to fall apart.

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

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

MIDNIGHT SHOWING
United States 2019 | 10 min.
ACM UHM Showcase | Animation, Comedy, Horror

MIDNIGHT SHOWING is a wacky animated horror film following Angel, an utterly exhausted movie theatre usher, on the most frightening closing shift of his life. 

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

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

THE PĀKALĀ KIDS
United States 2020 | 5 min.
ACM UHM Showcase | Animation, Drama

On the run from their home in the rustic, old plantation town of Pākalā Village, Kauaʻi, two best friends, Lani and Dixie, embark on a journey up Waimea Canyon.

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

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

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

PUA WARRIORS
United States 2020 | 8 min.
ACM UHM Showcase | Animation

Pua Warriors is an animated action film about magical girls Leilani, Ayaka, and Jasmine who need to prevent a sludge monster from destroying their hometown on Hawaiʻi island. 

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

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

SU LECHUCITA
United States 2020 | 4 min.
ACM UHM Showcase | Animation, Family Friendly, Fantasy

Based of Mexican folklore “La Lechuza.” A mother who can transform into a barn owl takes care of her young son when he transforms for the first time, preparing him for his first flight.

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

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

WALLS
United States 2020 | 13 min.
ACM UHM Showcase | Drama

Walls is a short drama about a teenage boy named David who is afraid of being transparent. When David’s best friend, Johnathan, notices his abuse at home, David must overcome his fear of...

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

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

WELCOME TO THE LANES
United States 2020 | 9 min.
ACM UHM Showcase | Documentary

In a once small, now gentrified and touristy town in Hawai'i, a woman named Rosemarie runs a program for special needs young adults at the oldest and only bowling alley in the area: Pali...

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

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

9 films/events
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