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Kū Kanaka/Stand Tall Composing a film about an extraordinary life

Posted on January 26, 2017

Where: Honolulu Museum of Arts, Doris Duke Theatre 

When: January 29, 2017, at 4 p.m. 

Cost: $8 (Honolulu Museum of Arts Members

$10 for non-members*

Register here.

*FREE admission for students with student ID upon entry to theatre.


Join us for a screening of Kū Kanaka, followed by a panel discussion with director/producer Marlene Booth, Janel Quirante, ʻUluʻulu Head Archivist and research and Shirley Thompson, editor about the joys and challenges of making Kū Kanaka, a film profile of the late Kanalu Young. 


Kanalu Young, professor, activist, and chanter inspired Native Hawaiians to reclaim their sense of worth by the daily practice of Hawaiian language and culture. 


Presented with Hawaiʻi Women in Filmmaking, Honolulu Museum of Art, Doris Duke Theatre, ʻUluʻUlu Archive.


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