River Bend Film Festival 2020

Shorts Block: Facing the World

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Available October 2, 2020 10:00 PM UTC
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Take a deep breath, muster some courage, and jump into this block of short films. Be sure to catch the special Q&A at the end!

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.

  • Runtime
    16 minutes
  • Country
    Hawaii, USA
  • Director
    Kimi Howl Lee
  • Producer
    Sabina Friedman-Seitz