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Women of Wonders Film Fest 2014

The Women of Wonders Film Fest highlights and celebrates the lives and accomplishments of women around the world, and here in Hawai‘i. The film fest presents a selection of films directed by women, about women, for everybody.


Saturday March 29, 2014 @ 6-8 pm

Happy Birthday, Tutu Ruth by Ann Marie Kirk

This is the story of 90- year-old Ruth Makaila Kaholoa‘a, a force of nature from Waipio Valley on Hawai‘i island.

Kai Wahine by Ann Marie Kirk

Kai Wahine tells the story of the women who participate in the Na Wahine O Ke Kai Canoe Race, which is a 41 mile outrigger race across the Ka Iwi ocean channel, from the island of Moloka'i to O'ahu.

E Haku Inoa by Christine Marquez

Filmmaker Christen Hepuakoa Marquez sets out to discover the meaning of her incredibly lengthy Hawaiian name from her estranged mother.

Sunday March 30, 2014 @ 6-8 pm

High Bid by Meagan Flynn

What seems like just a little fling to Louise means the world to Lucas, her lover which could destroy her perfect little family world.

Awakenings by Marisa Prince

A dramatic short film that captures critical moments in two women’s lives. Substitute teacher by Shiri Price Ariela, entering a new high school class as a substitute teacher where she meets David, wonders if she has what it takes to become a mother after all.

Under a Different Sky by Betsy Kawamura

In this short film, Yongmi Park shares her story of survival.

Simulacrum by Duygu Bostanci

A woman waits to cross the street. There are lots of cars and noise in the street. She covers her eye with a fabric and turns her head up. She creates a dream to escape from everyday life routine and city life. However dream collapses and she turns back to her life like always she does.

Tsuyako by Mitsuyo Miyazaki

In postwar Japan, Tsuyako, a factory worker and mother must decide between duty and love, her family and her freedom.

Presented by Hawai‘i Women in Filmmaking and kindly sponsored by the Hawai‘i Women Lawyers.

The screenings are at the ARTS at Marks Garage, 1159 Nu‘uanu Avenue.

FREE* & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC - donations accepted! They will be used to fund scholarships for our 2014 Summer Reel Camps for Girls!

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