Category Archives: film festival

Fa’a Samoa Onscreen with “O le tulafale” (“The Orator”) by Tusi Tamasese

A few of my favorite comments from Tusi Tamasese from his Press Conference at the 68th Venice Film Festival. On his inspiration and influences in the film “Iʻm a big fan of Kurosawa. I love his framing. What stands out … Continue reading

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Hail Sundance: A Prayer

Two Shadows the feature that I co-produced with Director Greg Cahill of Rising Falcon Cinema, was just submitted to Sundance last week and we have begun to say our prayers. This is will be my bedtime mantra. Please excuse … Continue reading

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Puyallup Tribe Youth Screen at National Museum of the American Indian

I spent one Summer mentoring youth of the Puyallup Tribe in digital storytelling. One of the groups I worked with wrote and directed piece called “My World”, which will be screening twice a day for the entire month of February as part of a shorts program at the National Museum of the American Indian. It is a visually interesting video that features cool shots of jingle dress dancing. For more information about the screening and other films playing visit the NMAI website: Continue reading

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