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Kama’āina (Child of the Land)

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A queer sixteen-year-old girl, Mahina, resides in the predominantly Native Hawaiʻian neighborhood of Wai’anae, Oahu. After suffering abuse from her stepfather, Mahina must navigate life on the streets, until she eventually finds refuge at the Pu’uhonua o Wai’anae––Hawaiʻi’s largest organized homeless encampment.

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  • Runtime
    17 minutes
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  • Director
    Kimi Howl Lee
  • Screenwriter
    Kimi Howl Lee
  • Producer
    Kimi Howl Lee, Natalé Olsen, Conor May, Anastasia Solovieva, Sabina Friedman-Seitz
  • Cast
    Malia Kamalani Soon, Twinkle Borge, Sabina Friedman-Seitz, Aria Alexander, Alex Suvusa & Nainoa Brown-Kahananui
  • Cinematographer
    Scott Ray
  • Editor
    Evita YuPue Zhou