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C3: Pacific Cinewaves


This artist conversation will be hosted via Zoom. Click here to RSVP.

Samoa, New Zealand, and Hawaii. Join us for an artist conversation with the filmmakers featured in the short film program “Pacific Cinewaves,” as we discuss their cinematic love letters to the living culture of the Pacific.

At 5pm PT, we will also feature Pasifika Transmissions presents Tiningo’ Time, hosted by Roldy Aguerro Ablao. Tiningo’ is the CHamoru word for “knowledge” and “learning.” Gather your friends, grab your phones, and get on your laptops to join us for a virtual trivia night! Flex your knowledge and learn something new, inspired by the collective wisdom of the people of Oceania. To participate in this event, please RSVP for C3: Pacific Cinewaves.

*Pasifika Transmissions is a monthly distance learning series that will invite indigenous artists in our community to visit the archives and develop a video “transmission” geared toward our K-12 audience and their families. A “Pasifika Transmission” is our way of enhancing cultural competency and showcasing the vibrant talents and histories of our local artists. Pasifika Transmissions presented by Pacific Island Ethnic Art Museum, funded by the RuMBa Foundation of Long Beach.

Did you miss the live conversation? Watch the artist conversation featuring the filmmakers in this program below, as we discuss their creative journeys behind making their films.

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Pacific Cinewaves

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.

Dates & Times



Sat, Sep 26
4:00 pm