Cleveland International Film Festival } April 7 – April 20, 2021

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.

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

Nels Bangerter

Jared Grenleaf

Principal Cast
Ho'onani Kamai, Hinaleimoana Wong-Kalu

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