Two films will be premiering at the upcoming Hawai'i International Film Festival (HIFF), which runs Nov. 2-12. A short I wrote and directed, entitled I AM BECAUSE YOU ARE, will world premiere on November 5th. We shot the film over four days here on Maui, with local cast and crew, including several family members. We were lucky enough to be supported by a grant/licensing deal from Pacific Islanders in Communication. After playing festivals, the film will be broadcast on PBS.
Also screening at HIFF is Brian Kohne's feature KULEANA, which I produced and was forced to act in. The film has been racking up awards on the festival circuit and will be released theatrically in late January/early February. More news on the roll-out soon.
Finally, still busy on the AMC TV series with Kristiana Kahakauwila. We are revising, polishing, and revising the pilot script some more.