Cleveland International Film Festival } March 29 – April 9, 2017 Presented by Dollar Bank

Kumu Hina: A Place in the Middle


Year: 2014
Country: USA
Run Time: 25 minutes

Kumu Hina: A Place in the Middle

Eleven year old Ho'onani dreams of leading the hula troupe at her inner-city Honolulu school. The only trouble is that the group is just for boys. She's fortunate that her teacher understands first-hand what it's like to be 'in the middle' - the ancient Hawaiian tradition of embracing both male and female spirit. Together they set out to prove that what matters most is to be true to yourself.

Kumu Hina: A Place in the Middle

CIFF39 Screenings

Tower City Cinemas

Friday, March 27, 2015 at 4:10 PM

Saturday, March 28, 2015 at 9:30 AM

Shorts Program
Shorts Program 14

Dean Hamer, Joe Wilson

Dean Hamer, Joe Wilson

Hinaleimoana Wong-Kalu

Jared Grenleaf

Nels Bangerter

Principal Cast
Ho'onani Kamai, Hinaleimoana Wong-Kalu

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