Museum film curator Abbie Algar is now accepting submissions to the ‘Ōiwi Film Festival 2014. The festival showcases new work directed by indigenous Hawaiian filmmakers, providing a venue for artists to share their stories and to show Hawai’i through their own eyes and in their own voices. The festival also aims to inspire aspiring Hawaiian filmmakers and to engage the broader community in a dialogue about Hawaiian culture and storytelling. The ‘Ōiwi Film Festival is non-competitive.

Festival dates
Selected films will be shown at the Honolulu Museum of Art Doris Duke Theatre November 7-12, 2014.

Rules & Terms
• Submission deadline: September 15, 2014
• Films should be directed or co-directed by an indigenous Hawaiian filmmaker.
• Subject matter should relate to Hawai‘i, Hawaiian arts, culture, lifestyle, history and politics, but all stories are welcome!
• All formats accepted—documentaries, feature films and shorts.
• All running times accepted—no limitations.
• Filmmakers selected for the festival will be notified by Oct. 4, 2014
• Send submissions to Abbie Algar at gro.muesumululonohnull@raglaa

Note: If a director has concerns about the submissions process, arrangements can be made to submit a hard copy.
Contact Abbie Algar at gro.muesumululonohnull@raglaa or 808-532-8794.

Pictured above is a scene from Kamuela Vance’s Kalo Culture, which screened at ‘Ōiwi Film Festival 2013.