LAST HAWAIIAN SUGARDirected by Déjà Cresencia Bernhardt
Filmmakers in attendance. Film program will be followed by Q&A
A short drama set on the final remaining sugarcane plantation on Maui. Twelve year-old Nua, identifies with the world through her intensely spiritual connection she has with the land but must find a way to tell her mother about the abuse she has suffered there before it closes forever.
Director: Déjà Cresencia Bernhardt
Writer: Déjà Cresencia Bernhardt
Producer: Leanne K. Ferrer, Cheryl Hirasa, Caleigh Dillion, Gerard Elmore, Darrin Kaneshiro, Kaitlyn Ledzian
Executive Producer: Jason Cutinella, Clint Leazer
Director of Photography: Anne Misawa
Editor: Kyle Kosaki, Gerard Elmore
Production Designer: Kat Wong, Malia Holubeck
Composer: Brian Satterwhite
Sound Designer: Brad Engleking
Music: Brian Satterwhite
Cast: Filomena Vaifale, Sisa Grey Ui, Moses Goods, Steve Iwamoto, Albert Ueligitone, Kamuela Kishida, Hayden Jackson, Allison Arakawa
Through various frames and points of view, we are brought closer to encountering an ancient Pacific past.