HOLLYWOOD HULA ::: Pacific Islander Film Hui

Coconuts & Indians

Posted in Events, Festivals, Film, People by hollywoodhula on November 7, 2007

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PI Filmmakers at AIFF

Pacific Islanders screened films in the 31st annual American Indian Film Festival in San Francisco Nov 2-10. Both are award nominees.

Sarah del Seronde (Dine) and Paul Stoll (Tongan) debuted Making the River, a documentary tracing the protracted legal battles of American Indian prisoner Jimi Simmons. Nominated for Best Documentary Feature.

Karin Williams (Aotearoa/Cook Is) screened Yukon Circles, documenting tribal environmental protection on the Yukon River in Alaska and Canada over the past decade. Nominated for Best Documentary Short.

YUKON CIRCLES

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