Occasionally, I Saw Glimpses of Hawai‘i
Directed by Christopher Makoto Yogi
A film essay looking at 100 years of Hawai‘i in film, explores issues of representation and gender. This filmic deconstruction is a lively, often infuriating examination of Hollywood’s portrayal of the islands, highlighting the essential necessity of homegrown filmmaking.
Christopher Makoto Yogi is from Honolulu, Hawai‘i. He is a Sundance Institute and Time Warner Fellow currently in development on his first feature, “I Was a Simple Man.” He is also an IFP fellow and a Jerome Foundation artist grant recipient. Chris’ most recent films include “Makoto: or, Honesty” and “Obake (Ghosts).” He is a graduate of USC and participated in Visual Communications’ Armed with a Camera Fellowship.
Director: Christopher Makoto Yogi
Shorts Programs / 87 minsWhat do you select to build your memories? Is it the color of your childhood home? Is it the scent of your favorite dish? Is it the bassline of a song? Explore the process of memory with these films, and learn how stories build with glimpses of the past. — Eseel Borlasa