VIDEO: Viola Davis Interview at Maui Film Festival

June 18, 2016, 12:35 PM HST · Updated June 19, 3:17 PM
Meteorologist Malika Dudley · 0 Comments

viola davisMaui Now’s Malika Dudley interviewed Viola Davis prior to receiving the Navigator Award at the Maui Film Festival.

The actor spoke about what makes her life meaningful, being a mother, what her true passion is, what it’s like behind the scenes of “How To Get Away With Murder” and how she feels about being a trail-blazer and role model for so many.

Viola Davis was presented with the Navigator Award, which honors a film artist for carving a path of distinction through the turbulent waters of the entertainment industry without sacrificing their fundamental commitment to excellence.

View video interview with Viola Davis below. For more information on Viola Davis and the Navigator Award click here. 


Other Maui Film Festival Celebrity Interviews: 

**Visit our Maui Film Festival section on the homepage for all the information you need about the Maui Film Festival this year.** 

Meteorologist Malika Dudley
Malika was born and raised in Hilo. She began her career in news at KGMB9 in 2007. As a part of the Hawaii News Now weather team, Malika was nominated for two Emmy Awards for excellence in weather reporting and won the prestigious Edward R. Murrow Journalism Award for her reporting on Hawaii’s tsunami damage in 2011. In 2019, Malika was recognized by the Society of Professional Journalists Hawaii Chapter in the category of Science Reporting for her Big Island Now news report on what was happening beneath the sea surface at the ocean entry of the Puna lava flow.  

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