Community Cinema 2014-2015

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All screenings are hosted at the ARTS at Marks Garage, 1114 Nuuanu Avenue, Honolulu, Hawaiʻi

MAKERS Executive Producers Dyllan McGee & Peter Kunhardt

MAKERS is a six-part PBS series profiling the impact women have had over the past 50 years in six industries—comedy, politics, space, war, business, and Hollywood. A landmark broadcast and digital-video initiative developed by AOL, MAKERS aims to be the largest and most dynamic collection of women’s stories ever assembled.

We will be screening the following episode: Women in Hollywood, which showcases the women of showbiz, from the earliest pioneers to present-day power players, as they influence the creation of one of the country’s biggest commodities: entertainment.

TUESDAY OCTOBER 7, 2014 // 6:00 PM 

EVOLUTION OF A CRIMINAL a film by Darius Clark Monroe

In this gripping blend of documentary, true crime, and personal essay, a filmmaker confronts his past, dissecting the circumstances that led him to commit a bank robbery as a young man, and his journey since that act.

TUESDAY DECEMBER 2, 2014 // 6:00 PM 

A PATH APPEARS a film by Maro Chermayeff

A Path Appears goes to the USA, Colombia, Haiti, and Kenya to reveal the incredible adversity faced every day by millions of women and girls, while also presenting glimpses of hope and change. From the team that brought you the groundbreaking Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide.

TUESDAY JANUARY 20, 2015 // 6:00 PM 

AMERICAN DENIAL a film by Llewellyn Smith, Christine Herbes-Sommers, & Kelly Thomson 

Using the story of Gunnar Myrdal’s 1944 investigation of Jim Crow racism as a springboard, American Denial explores the power of unconscious biases and how the ideals of liberty, equality, and justice still impact notions of race and class today.

TUESDAY FEBRUARY 3, 2015 // 6:00 PM 

HOMESTRETCH a film by Anne de Mare & Kirsten Kelly

Three homeless teens brave Chicago winters, high school pressures, and life on the streets to build a brighter future. Against all odds, they recover from a life of abandonment to create new, surprising definitions of home.

TUESDAY MARCH 3, 2015 // 6:00 PM 

Limited PARTNERSHIP a film by Thomas Miller & Kirk Marcolina

Decades before The Defense of Marriage Act and Proposition 8, one gay couple, a Filipino American and an Australian, fell in love and over the course of 40 years took on the U.S. government to fight for marriage and immigration equality.

TUESDAY MAY 12, 2015 // 6:00 PM