FILA 2020 Program 16 – Originality Spotlight.
Kids Don’t Die
A striking short story about a mother in absolute despair who tries to kill herself and her children twice in one day.
Director(s): Pedro Patricio
Writer(s): Pedro Patricio
Producer(s): Pedro Patricio, Ryan Michael Connolly and Loui Terrier
Cast: Christine Spang, Philip Wide, Angus North and Irungu Mutu
Kama’āina (Child of the Land)
After suffering abuse from her stepfather, queer sixteen year old 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.
Director(s): Kimi Howl Lee
Wrier(s): Kimi Howl Lee
Producer(s): Natalé Olsen, Sabina Friedman-Seitz, Anastasia
Cast: Malia Kamalani Soon, Sabina Friedman-Seitz, Twinkle Borge