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Title Reel Wāhine of Hawaiʻi. Victoria Keith / written & directed by Shirley Thompson
Published Honolulu, HI : Hawai'i Women in Filmmaking, 2018


Description 1 online resource (9 min.)
Summary It's 1981 on Oahu's Sand Island and camerawoman VICTORIA KEITH fearlessly films as Honolulu police evict Hawaiian activists by force and residents burn down their homes in protest. Sand Island Story became a seminal film of the Hawaiian Renaissance. The first woman hired as a news photographer in Hawai'i, Keith produced and directed dozens of films highlighting Hawaiian culture, and the environmental and sustainability challenges of living on islands. REEL WĀHINE OF HAWAI'I presents 6 short films about the history and accomplishments of Hawaiʻi women filmmakers. The project showcases pioneering filmmakers as they recount their role, philosophy, challenges and triumphs in building the Hawaiʻi film industry. It features active filmmakers and focuses on the changing world of media and the role women play in expanding Hawaiʻi's industry in innovative ways. Reel Wāhine of Hawaiʻi results from an intergenerational collaboration between young women graduates of Hawaiʻi Women in Filmmaking programs and a veteran team of filmmakers, eager to share their experience and expertise. The films will preserve the untold stories of Hawaiʻi women filmmakers in their own words and in all their diversity to inspire the storytellers and leaders of tomorrow
Notes Title from resource description page (viewed September 06, 2018)
In English
Subject Keith, Victoria
Women motion picture producers and directors -- Hawaii
Motion picture authorship -- Hawaii
Camera operators -- Hawaii
Camera operators.
Motion picture authorship.
Women motion picture producers and directors.
Genre/Form Short films.
Short films.
Courts métrages.
Form Streaming video
Author Thompson, Shirley, 1963- director, screenwriter.
Hawai'i Women in Filmmaking, production company, publisher