Directed by Bradley Tangonan
Set in Hawaii, WILDER PALMS tells the story of Rin, a seven-year old girl on the verge of being separated from her mother. After a tense encounter with a Child Protective Services investigator, Rin is forced to choose between retreating to her imagination or facing a new reality.
Bradley Tangonan is a Hawaii-born director who lives in Brooklyn, New York. His short films and music videos have been featured at the Hawaii International Film Festival as well as on Nowness, Short of the Week, VICE and Vimeo Staff Picks.
Director: Bradley Tangonan
Producer: Alexandra Byer, Madeleine Askwith
Director of Photography: Shabier Kirchner
Art Director: Sebastian Avery
Editor: Liz Deegan
Composer: Zak Engel
Sound Designer: One Thousand Birds
Sound Recordist: Christopher Schneider
Casting Director: Akemi Bischoff
Shorts Programs / 84 minsAloha! Ki Ora! Talofa! Hafa adai! These shorts made by the First Peoples of the Pacific represent a broad spectrum of themes and genres that deal with love, loss, culture clashes and connections. These are films made by Pacific Islanders about Pacific Islanders. - Anderson Le