Tuesday, June 7 |1:30 to 3:30 p.m. | Center for Business and Industry Room C2-28
This film examines the past and present of the Hawaiian island of Kauaʻi, interweaving four generations of family history, numerous Hollywood productions, and troves of found footage to create a kaleidoscopic portrait of the economic and cultural forces that have cast Indigenous and working-class residents as “extras” in their own story.
“Cane Fire” has received several awards: Best Feature Documentary at the 2020 Indie Memphis Film Festival, Grand Jury Award for Best Documentary Feature at the 2021 Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival, Jason D. Mak Award for Social Justice at the 2021 DisOrient Asian American Film Festival of Oregon and the Vilay Mohan Social Change Award at the 2021 Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival.
Presented in partnership with the Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival (PAAFF)
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