HOLLYWOOD HULA ::: Pacific Islander Film Hui

Coconuts & Indians

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


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.



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