HINEKURADirected by Becs Arahanga
- Pacific Cinewaves
- New Zealand
- Action, Coming of Age, History, Pacific Islander, Spiritual, Women
- 17 mins
- Los Angeles premiere
This film is only available to viewers in the United States from September 25, 2020 at 12pm PT to October 31, 2020 at 11:59pm PT. Click here to watch the film on Eventive.
On the day she gets her first menses, Hinekura is initiated into adulthood with ceremony. She’s taken to a school of learning where her role within the tribe is revealed to her.
Director, Writer: Becs Arahanga
Producer: Sharlene George, Kath Akuhata-Brown
Executive Producer: Julian Arahanga
Editor: Luke Evans
Cast: Kahumako Rameka
From a young Samoan woman stricken with bleeding stigmata, to a documentary portrait on Native Hawaiian slam poet Jamaica Heolimeleikalani Osorio, to an animated tale that reveals the hidden history of four healing stones on Waikiki Beach; these pieces are cinematic love letters to the living culture of the Pacific.