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Breaking Big, Episode 3, Danai Gurira
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presented by Carlos Watson, 1969-; produced by Kenita Nichols, fl. 2014, OZY Media Productions and Calico, in Breaking Big, Episode 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 26 mins
Zimbabwe-native Danai Gurira yearned to bring African faces and voices to Broadway through her plays. But how did this Tony Award nominated writer make the leap from dramatic story teller to Hollywood superstar with starring roles on mega-hits like “The Walking Dead” and “Black Panther”?
presented by Carlos Watson, 1969-; produced by Kenita Nichols, fl. 2014, OZY Media Productions and Calico, in Breaking Big, Episode 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 26 mins
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Breaking Big, Episode 10, Gretchen Carlson
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presented by Carlos Watson, 1969-; produced by Kenita Nichols, fl. 2014, Calico and OZY Media Productions, in Breaking Big, Episode 10 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 26 mins
Former Fox News Anchor Gretchen Carlson shocked the world when she sued the most powerful man in cable news, Roger Ailes, and her employers, for sexual harassment and settled for an unprecedented sum of money. But how did this former Miss America winner and Stanford graduate find the strength to take such a stand...
presented by Carlos Watson, 1969-; produced by Kenita Nichols, fl. 2014, Calico and OZY Media Productions, in Breaking Big, Episode 10 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 26 mins
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Breaking Big, Episode 12, Carmen Yulin Cruz
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presented by Carlos Watson, 1969-; produced by Kenita Nichols, fl. 2014, Calico and OZY Media Productions, in Breaking Big, Episode 12 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 26 mins
No one looks for a disaster to cement their own legacy. But when Puerto Rico was slammed by a catastrophic hurricane and the U.S. Government was slow to respond, Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz of San Juan stood up and fought back. Watch as she goes from humble civic leader to become the heroic voice of her struggling is...
presented by Carlos Watson, 1969-; produced by Kenita Nichols, fl. 2014, Calico and OZY Media Productions, in Breaking Big, Episode 12 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 26 mins
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Reel Wāhine of Hawaiʻi, Anne Misawa
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directed by Laurie Sumiye, fl. 2010; produced by Hawai'i Women in Filmmaking, in Reel Wāhine of Hawaiʻi (Honolulu, HI: Hawai'i Women in Filmmaking, 2018), 9 mins

Cinematographer, Director and ANNE MISAWA’s directorial credits include Waking Mele, (Sundance Film Festival), Eden’s Curve, and the feature length documentary, State Of Aloha. Her work as cinematographer includes the stunning Margarita with a Straw and Treeless Mountain, nominated for an Independent Spirit Aw...

directed by Laurie Sumiye, fl. 2010; produced by Hawai'i Women in Filmmaking, in Reel Wāhine of Hawaiʻi (Honolulu, HI: Hawai'i Women in Filmmaking, 2018), 9 mins
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Reel Wāhine of Hawaiʻi, Ciara Leina`ala Lacy
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directed by Heather Giugni, fl. 1986-2010; produced by Hawai'i Women in Filmmaking, in Reel Wāhine of Hawaiʻi (Honolulu, HI: Hawai'i Women in Filmmaking, 2018), 8 mins

Director CIARA LACY is an emerging Native Hawaiian film director and experienced producer whose films reflects her ethos: community-oriented and place-based. Her first feature Out of State (PBS, 2019) is a riveting look inside a for-profit Arizona prison which holds incarcerated Native Hawaiian men who practice hu...

directed by Heather Giugni, fl. 1986-2010; produced by Hawai'i Women in Filmmaking, in Reel Wāhine of Hawaiʻi (Honolulu, HI: Hawai'i Women in Filmmaking, 2018), 8 mins
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Reel Wāhine of Hawaiʻi, Connie M. Florez
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directed by Leah Kihara, fl. 1996; produced by Hawai'i Women in Filmmaking, in Reel Wāhine of Hawaiʻi (Honolulu, HI: Hawai'i Women in Filmmaking, 2018), 8 mins

As a busy producer, line producer and location manager CONNIE FLOREZ works on feature films, shorts, as well as episodic and reality television. An early advocate for queer film in the Islands, she organized and curated the Honolulu LGBT Film Festival. She produced Kumu Hina a nationally broadcast documentary feat...

directed by Leah Kihara, fl. 1996; produced by Hawai'i Women in Filmmaking, in Reel Wāhine of Hawaiʻi (Honolulu, HI: Hawai'i Women in Filmmaking, 2018), 8 mins
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Reel Wāhine of Hawaiʻi, Heather Haunani Giugni
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directed by Shirley Thompson, 1963-; produced by Hawai'i Women in Filmmaking, in Reel Wāhine of Hawaiʻi (Honolulu, HI: Hawai'i Women in Filmmaking, 2018), 9 mins

Prolific Native Hawaiian producer HEATHER HAUNANI GIUGNI recounts her start in 1980’s male-dominated world of news, “If you were female and wanted to do something, you were ridiculed!” She left news to start the first woman-owned production company in Hawai‘i. She then developed the first television show p...

directed by Shirley Thompson, 1963-; produced by Hawai'i Women in Filmmaking, in Reel Wāhine of Hawaiʻi (Honolulu, HI: Hawai'i Women in Filmmaking, 2018), 9 mins
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Reel Wāhine of Hawaiʻi, Jeannette Paulson Hereniko
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directed by Vera Zambonelli, fl. 2011; produced by Hawai'i Women in Filmmaking, in Reel Wāhine of Hawaiʻi (Honolulu, HI: Hawai'i Women in Filmmaking, 2018), 8 mins

JEANETTE PAULSON HERENIKO is a film producer who transformed the landscape for Hawai‘i-based filmmakers when she founded the Hawai‘i International Film Festival in 1981. She produced The Land Has Eyes, the first feature film shot in Fiji, with filmmaking partner and spouse Vilsoni Hereniko. She is producing th...

directed by Vera Zambonelli, fl. 2011; produced by Hawai'i Women in Filmmaking, in Reel Wāhine of Hawaiʻi (Honolulu, HI: Hawai'i Women in Filmmaking, 2018), 8 mins
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Reel Wāhine of Hawaiʻi, Victoria Keith
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directed by Shirley Thompson, 1963-; produced by Hawai'i Women in Filmmaking, in Reel Wāhine of Hawaiʻi (Honolulu, HI: Hawai'i Women in Filmmaking, 2018), 9 mins

It’s 1981 on Oahu’s Sand Island and camerawoman VICTORIA KEITH fearlessly films as Honolulu police evict Hawaiian activists by force and residents burn down their homes in protest. Sand Island Story became a seminal film of the Hawaiian Renaissance. The first woman hired as a news photographer in Hawai‘i, Ke...

directed by Shirley Thompson, 1963-; produced by Hawai'i Women in Filmmaking, in Reel Wāhine of Hawaiʻi (Honolulu, HI: Hawai'i Women in Filmmaking, 2018), 9 mins
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The Flowering of the Crone: Lenora Carrington, Another Reality
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directed by Ally Acker, 1954-; produced by Ally Acker, 1954- (Roslyn Heights, NY: Reel Women Media, 2017), 1 hour
“I am armed with madness for a long voyage...” writes British-born visionary painter, sculptor and writer, Leonora Carrington, most often associated with the Surrealist movement, as well as the one-time lover of Max Ernst, Carrington’s work is arguably not “surreal” in the way her forebears meant, but po...
directed by Ally Acker, 1954-; produced by Ally Acker, 1954- (Roslyn Heights, NY: Reel Women Media, 2017), 1 hour
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