PRESERVING OLYMPIC DREAMS AND PLANTATION MEMORIES, featuring the newly restored and digitized 1984 Rice & Roses 30 minute documentary: COACH, produced by the Center for Labor, Education & Research. This half hour program tells the story of how Maui plantation kids trained in irrigation ditches in the 1930s and went on to win national and even Olympics championships under Coach Soichi Sakamoto!
This FREE screening event will be followed by a special panel discussion presented by 'Ulu'ulu: The Henry Ku'ualoha Guigni Moving Image Archive. This event is also presented in partnership with the Hawaii Council for the Humanities as part of HIFF's Film For Thought program. Please note this event is FREE but ticketed, please click the link below to download your free tickets, and arrive early to ensure seating.