KUMU HINA - DC APA Film Festival Opening Night Film

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Come join us on the opening night of the 2014 14th Annual DC Asian Pacific American Film Festival. 

KUMA HINA

Directed by Dean Hamer & Joe Wilson - USA (TRT 1hour 17min) 

IN A WORLD THAT PUNISHES GENDER NONCONFORMITY, IMAGINE A PLACE WHERE A LITTLE BOY CAN GROW UP TO BE THE WOMAN OF HIS DREAMS, AND A YOUNG GIRL CAN RISE TO BECOME A LEADER AMONG MEN. WELCOME TO KUMU HINA'S HAWAI'I, WHERE THERE'S A PLACE IN THE MIDDLE FOR ALL.

KUMU HINA is a powerful film about the struggle to maintain Pacific Islander culture and values, told told through the lens of a Native Hawaiian teacher who is both a proud and confident māhū, or transgender woman, and an admired kumu, or cultural practitioner.

This is a new documentary by Emmy Award-winning directors Dean Hamer & Joe Wilson produced in association with Pacific Islanders in Communications and ITVS, with support from Hawai'i People's Fund.

Check out the Trailer:  KUMU HINA

WHEN: Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014 as our Opening Night Film starting at 7PM.   
WHERE: US Navy Memorial - Burke Theatre located at 701 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC 20004 
Closest Metro Stop - Archives/Navy 

http://www.navymemorial.org/heritage-center/naval-heritage-center 

Tickets are $15 online and $20 at the door