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REAL LIFE: DOCUMENTARY SHORTS

Various Directors | 99 mins.

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Saturday, November 12 6:15 PM Dole Cannery E Date Passed
 

Films

GUNKANJIMA: TRAVELER IN TIME

GUNKANJIMA: TRAVELER IN TIME

Directed by: Kiichiro Nakamura
2015 | 7 min. | Premiere: Hawaii Premiere

A girl walks on the abandoned island with her camera. All the histories and old memories of the island appear on the collapsed building. Shot in 4K, the film is a tribute to Gunkanjima - a UNESCO World Heritage site in Southern Japan once famous for its undersea coal mines at the end of 19th century.

FOREVER, CHINATOWN

FOREVER, CHINATOWN

Directed by: James Q. Chan
2016 | 32 min. | Premiere: Hawaii Premiere
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Artist Frank Wong’s exquisitely detailed dioramas of the Chinatown of his childhood serve as portals to the past in a rapidly changing San Francisco.

MR. OVERTON

MR. OVERTON

Directed by: Matt Cooper
2015 | 12 min. | Premiere: Hawaii Premiere
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A snapshot of life at 109 years, narrated by Richard Overton, the oldest World War II veteran.

ALL THE PRESIDENT'S HEADS

ALL THE PRESIDENT'S HEADS

Directed by: Adam Roffman
2016 | 11 min. | Premiere: Hawaii Premiere

One man is on a quest to save the Presidents of the United States.

BE ABOUT IT

BE ABOUT IT

Directed by: Christopher Wong
2016 | 37 min. | Premiere: Hawaii Premiere
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BE ABOUT IT follows two fathers, two families and their battle against the deadly hepatitis B virus. Alan is a TV news reporter who regularly monitors his health. AJ is a triathlete at peak fitness. Through these men’s lives, we witness how hope and healing can emerge from adversity.