Geeta Gandbhir
In this short film by Justyn Ah Chong and Geeta Gandbhir, two young brothers in Hawai’i express their deep connection to their culture, language, and land by dedicating themselves to hula as they learn traditional dances and compete in the Merrie Monarch Festival, the “Olympics of Hula.”

Presented as Part Of Documentary Shorts, Program One

The Big Wait

A remote desert town, with a population of two, is kept in pristine condition waiting for visitors who never s...
15 min | Yannick Jamey | | English
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The Orchestra Chuck Built

In 2016, the League of American Orchestras conducted a study that revealed a shocking statistic: only 1.8% of ...
23 min | Christopher Stoudt | | English
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Primero, Sueño

An insight into the working lives of undocumented farmworkers in America and their experiences with migration,...
17 min | Andrés Lira | | Spanish
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Then Comes the Body

"Then Comes the Body" is a short documentary about underdogs, globalism, and dance. It starts with Daniel Ajal...
15 min | Jacob Krupnick | | English
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We Exist in Memory

How do you rebuild "home" from nothing but memories? This vérité-style film brings audiences into intimate c...
13 min | Darian Woehr | | English, Spanish
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Wild Hogs and Saffron

Iranian American filmmaker Andy Sarjahani and his childhood friend Bubba Samuels go on a wild hog hunt in thei...
19 min | Andy Sarjahani | | English
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