A filmmaker turns detective to uncover the forgotten story of Li Ling-Ai, the un-credited female producer of KUKAN, an Academy Award-winning color documentary about World War II China that has been lost for decades.
Discussion after the screening with Filmmaker Robin Lung.
REEL WĀHINE OF HAWAI‘I is a film series that redresses gender inequity in the film industry by documenting the real-life stories of Hawai‘i women filmmakers through a female gaze. Directed and filmed by all women crews, these six short portraits reveal untold stories of local activists and artists who preserve Hawai‘i history and culture through film.
Discussion after the screening with film Producer Vera Zambonelli.
Two Part Event: Screening girls’ films from Hawaii Women in Filmmaking Reel Camp for Girls and short films by WCC students
Thursday, March 12 11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
Part 1: Screening girls’ films from Hawaii Women in Filmmaking Reel Camp for Girls
The Reel Camps for Girls is a safe and creative space and time where girls unleash their creativity, build confidence, and initiate a long-term individual transformational journey from passive recipients of content that others create, to active creators and makers of their own stories -stories that need to be heard.
Part 2: Two short films by WCC students: Battle Tested and Trouble in Paradise
Battle Tested is a short film by Rebecca Miyashiro and featuring Ashley Nakanishi Shankles
Trouble in Paradise is a short film by Cynthia Sinclair.
Each film will be having a discussion with the filmmakers.