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Completed in: 2017 | 120 min.

Section: Pacific Showcase


Sponsored by:

Pacific Islanders in Communications


A Community Panel on Indigenous Film-making featuring Chris Eyre, Chris Kahunahana, & Donne Dawson, moderated by Leanne Ferrer

Help us welcome Native American filmmaker and scholar Chris Eyre (SMOKE SIGNALS, SKINS, the upcoming DEAD RIVER), who is an enrolled member of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes, and as of 2012, is chairman of the film department at the Santa Fe University of Art and Design. He will be joined by his fellow Sundance alumnus and Native Hawaiian filmmaker Christopher Kahunahana (LAHAINA NOON, the upcoming WAIKIKI) on a frank discussion about the pursuits and challenges of telling native stories through the cinema lens. They will be accompanied by Hawaii State Film Commissioner Donne Dawson with PIC executive director Leanne Ferrer moderating, as they discuss the current state of indigenous filmmaking and how current models and technology may have potentially broken barriers. Is the time now?  

Sponsored by: the Dan and Maggie Inouye Chair in Democratic Ideals, Hawaiian Media Makers, HIFF and Pacific Islanders in Communication

Location:        The ARTS at Marks Garage | 1159 Nuuanu Avenue


Wednesday, November 08 6:30 PM Arts at Marks Date Passed

Cast & Crew

Panelist Donne Dawson, Chris Eyre, Leanne Ferrer, Chris Kahunahana
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