Documenting Activism: The Early Days of the Native Hawaiian Movement

November 6, 11:00am - 12:30pm
West Oʻahu Campus, James and Abigail Campbell Library

In conjunction with ʻUluʻulu’s 2017 Hawaiʻi International Film Festival archival film screening of “Documenting Activism: The Early Days of the Native Hawaiian Movement”, we’re hosting a second showing at the University of Hawaiʻi-West Oahu on November 6 from 11:00am-12:30pm.

This event is open to all! ʻUluʻulu preserves the moving image history of Hawaiʻi to honor the past and ensure its availability for future generations. The film “Documenting Activism: The Early Days of the Native Hawaiian Movement” brings to light those who courageously documented the beginnings of the Native Hawaiian movement, while recognizing how these images are being used today.

We will screen a segment of the documentary “Moʻolelo o ka ʻĀina” (1984), produced by KITV followed by newly preserved raw archival footage from the Protect Kahoʻolawe ʻOhana collection. Included is archival footage of the first landing on Kahoʻolawe, January 4th 1976.

After the archival film screening there will be a panel with the filmmakers who captured the early movement and a discussion of how the footage has impacted the next generation of documentarians and activists.

Kevin Coates, filmmaker
Stephen Morse, filmmaker
Joan Lander, filmmaker
Matt Yamashita, filmmaker
Janel Quirante, Head Archivist ʻUluʻulu

Date: November 6th
Time: 11:00am-12:30pm
Location: ʻUluʻulu theatre space - located in the James and Abigail Campbell Library at the University of Hawaiʻi - West Oʻahu

The ʻUluʻulu Henry Kuʻualoha Giugni Moving Image Archive of Hawaiʻi is Hawaiʻi’s official moving image archive located in the UH West Oʻahu Library. The mission of the ʻUluʻulu Archive is to perpetuate and share the rich moving image heritage of Hawaiʻi through the preservation of film and videotape related to the history and culture of Native Hawaiians and the people of Hawaiʻi.

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‘Ulu‘ulu: The Henry Ku‘ualoha Giugni Moving Image Archive of Hawai‘i, West Oʻahu Campus

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