Kahungunu Marae 8 pm Friday May 31
Director Bradley Tangonan, Producer Darrin Kaneshiro, 3 minutes, United States, Documentary, Short
Kumu Hula Kaumakaiwa Kanaka'ole demonstrates how hula and oli, or chanting, connects her to the land and the spirits therein. Cast: Kaumakaiwa Kanaka'ole
Toa`ipuapuagā strength in suffering
Director Vea Mafile`o, Writer Vea Mafile`o, Producer Vea Mafile`o, 10 minutes, New Zealand, Documentary
When a young Samoan woman is stricken with bleeding stigmata during an Easter church service, she must face both adoration and condemnation from her deeply religious island community while struggling to maintain life as a wife and mother.
Director Ty Sanga, Writer Oliver Evangalista, Producer Caleb Lucero, Greg Doi, Ty Sanga, 17 minutes, United States, Short
In 1893, the Hawaiian monarchy is illegally overthrown. A group of elites secretly enlist a young man to steal the Hawaiian flag on Annexation Day. Cast: Henry Ian Cusick, Kekoa Kekumano, Moses Goods
Director Esther Mauga, 19 minutes, New Zealand
A family lives with the torment of their father.
Director Vela Manusaute, Writer Vela Manusaute, Producer Sandra Kailahi, 15 minutes, New Zealand, Short
A young runaway finds refuge with a 17 year-old self proclaimed Messiah in a South Auckland garage only to discover that true salvation is in his own hands. Cast: Iavana Seuala, Haanz Fa'avae Jackson, Daya Sao Mafiti, Hector Jack Manusaute, Anapela Polataivao, Albert Heimuli, Kevin Kuresa