Through a partnership with Pacific Islanders in Communication (PIC), every festival CAAMFest celebrates new Hawaiian and Pacific Islander storytellers through our Pacific Showcase program. In this shorts program, you will find four fresh stories that range from documentaries to narratives. From folklore to the pandemic, the diversity of stories is sure to impress.
Co-Presenter: Hawai’i Art Alliance
As Raph wanders through the jungles behind his house, he encounters a human figure that resembles the taotaomona, an ancestral spirit from Chamorro mythology.
Based on the life of George Helm, the Hawaiian activist and musician takes it upon himself to persuade…
A Rapanui filmmaker and father living in the American Midwest never imagined he would lose his ability to return to the land of his ancestors.
When a filmmaker and his small island community take on the pandemic, they unsuspectingly find a clearer path towards self-reliance and a stronger connection to each other and nature.