Pamana! Shared Memories in Filipino Motion Pictures
Saturday, Sunday, November 14 & 15, 2015 at the Hale Keaka–Lānaʻi Theater.

10 am to 12 pm (Screening Room A)
Film discussion and screening of MAGKAKABAUNG: THE COFFINMAKER with film director Jason Laxamana.  In this film, a single father accidentally kills his eight-year-old daughter by administering the wrong medication. He finds it challenging not only to have her body buried but also to bury his culpability.  Trailer:
1030 am to 12pm (Screening Room B)
Film discourse and screening of FILM: AMERICAN BEGINNINGS ON PHILIPPINES CINEMA.  Presented by film historian Nick Deocampo of The Center For New Cinema, this documentary explores American colonial and cultural influences on Philippines cinema. Audience Q&A to follow.  For more on Mr. DeoCampo’s work, visit:

Both films will play on both days and are free to the Lānaʻi Community! Contact the Makamaka Film Society at (808) 563-0472 with any questions.
Hosted by the Network for the Promotion of Pacific Island and Asian Cinema, The Makamaka Film Society, and Hawaii International Film Festival, and sponsored by the Lānaʻi Community Association, Pūlama Lānaʻi, and the Lānaʻi Filipino community.