2018 Maui Film Festival “Toes in the Sand Cinema”
The 19th annual Maui Film Festival is now underway at the Wailea Resort.
A full schedule of events and screenings has been released, including the lineup of short films to be shown at a special “Toes in the Sand” Cinema, taking place at 8 p.m. tonight, Thursday, June 14, 2018 at Wailea Beach, fronting the Four Seasons Resort Maui in Wailea.
The community screening is FREE and open to all.
Film Screenings include:
8 p.m.: Hawai’i Short Film Showcase: Six films take a kaleidoscopic look at Hawai‘i and its influence here and beyond. The stories include a doc on chocolate farming on the Big Island, a young film-student interpretation of the Kumulipo, the importance of Kaho‘olawe as sacred land and more.
Films incldue: The Ocean: Our Foundation; Ku’i; Hula Girl; Chocolate Garage: In Hawaiʻi; Guardians of the Sacred; and I am because you are. (NR / 75 min)
10: p.m.: Long Story Shorts:
These unique films take you to experience a brilliant mathematician’s life lived in nature in the jungles of Maui; a story inspired by the true events of the 1992 riots and rising tensions between L.A’s Korean and African American populations, and a fantastical look into the world of a young girl enchanted by the wire-walker who has come to town
Films include: The Art of Life; Cypher; and Mirette (NR / 71 min)
Additional Maui Film Festival information can be found at the following direct links:
*VIDEO: below, Malika Dudley interviews Festival Director Barry Rivers and takes us on a tour of the Taste of Summer event.