HOLLYWOOD HULA ::: Pacific Islander Film Hui

Memorial 2007

Posted in Memorial, People by hollywoodhula on December 23, 2007

TWO ELDERS OF INDIGENOUS FILM PASSED ON THIS PAST YEAR.

American Indian producer/director Phil Lucas and Maori actor/director Don Selwyn were pioneers in the native film movement.

Both were prolific filmmakers and teachers who broke new ground and mentored the next generation of talent.

PHIL LUCAS
Phil Lucas
1932 – 2007

Post your tribute for Phil here.

DON SELWYN
Don Selwyn
1936 – 2007

Post your tribute for Don here.

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FYI Front Page

Posted in Film, People by hollywoodhula on December 23, 2007

Director Alex Munoz

Films by Youth Inside in LA Times

A film program created and run by Chamorro producer/director Alex Munoz is featured in the Los Angeles Times front page Column One.

Munoz’s FYI: Films by Youth Inside teaches filmmaking to youth incarcerated in California corrections camps. He plans to expand the program to Hawai’i and Guam in 2008.

Read the full article: Life Has Its Own Storyline