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Kapaemahu

2020 Official Selection: Shorts

World Premiere

SHORT | United States | 8 MINUTES | Hawaiian | English subtitles

KAPAEMAHU

Animation, LGBTQIA

Four mysterious boulders on Waikiki Beach have a hidden history; within them, there are legendary transgender healing spirits.



Playing in: Animated Shorts Curated By Whoopi G 2020

CAST & CREDITS

Directed by Joe Wilson, Hinaleimoana Wong-Kalu, and Dean Hamer

Kapaemahu is a collaboration between Native Hawaiian educator and cultural practitioner Hinaleimoana Wong-Kalu, Emmy® and GLAAD award-winning filmmaker activists Dean Hamer and Joe Wilson, and Oscar-nominated animator Daniel Sousa. Their works have screened in Berlin, Toronto, and Sundance, and touched hearts across the Pacific and around the world.

Director
Hinaleimoana Wong-Kalu, Dean Hamer, Joe Wilson
Producer
Hinaleimoana Wong-Kalu, Dean Hamer, Joe Wilson
Animation
Daniel Sousa
Sound and Music
Dan Golden
Chant
Kaumakaiwa Kanakaole