Screening Category: 5P: Shorts Program 2

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With his family kidnapped, a man is forced to commit criminal acts to save them.

Closet Nightmares

A 1970’s inspired horror film about 3 friends haunted by the past.

The Mainland

The Mainland follows aspiring actor, Ikaika, struggling with the trendy facade of diversity spreading through Hollywood when his small town cousin, Kekoa, unexpectedly visits from Hawai’i, bringing him a much needed dose of ohana and aloha.

There’s Something Outside

A man doing his best to provide a good life for his daughter and wife until one night everything is taken from him. In desperation, he take matters into his own hands confronting both the suspect in question for kidnapping his family and the repressed memories of his fragmented upbringing. Despite his disbelief in the… Read more »

The Daily Life of Mistress Red

Mistress Red is a mockumentary that explores the self empowerment of a native woman who is ready to defeat white supremacy on her own terms. The Daily Life of Mistress Red is a mockumentary that explores the world of kink, native women and defeating white supremacy on one’s own terms. Taylor is a blogger for… Read more »

The Runner

A true underdog story about a reclusive runner who is past his prime. Muri Rara lives a quiet and solitary life and has become a reflection of the city’s forgotten past. Until his life collides with Debra his alcoholic neighbor and her 8 year old daughter.

Serving Shaid

A satire about the Indigenous shopping experience (based on true events).