KAMAʻĀINA (CHILD OF THE LAND)Directed by Kimi Howl Lee
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.
A queer teenager navigates life on the streets in Oahu, until she eventually finds refuge at the Puʻuhonua o Waiʻanae –– Hawaiʻi’s largest organized homeless encampment.
Director, Writer: Kimi Howl Lee
Executive Producer: Kimi Howl Lee, Conor May, Natalé Olsen
Producer: Anastasia Solovieva, Sabina Friedman-Seitz
Director of Photography: Scott Ray
Editor: Evita Yuepu Zhou
Composer: Michael Alemania
Cast: Malia Kamalani Soon
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.