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Hawai'i F.E.A.S.T. & Film Closing Party

  • The ARTS at Mark's Garage 1159 Nuuanu Avenue Honolulu, HI, 96817 United States (map)

In celebrating the HawaiiFEAST two week run of, The Finches Will Flourish Exhibition, we will be hosting a FEAST and Film Screening Closing pARTy of the award winning film, Janey Makes A Play, a multigenerational story which follows a captivating 90-year-old woman named Janey as she rallies her small town to create a theatre production about the Great Depression amidst the real erosion of the town’s local economy. Seemingly from a very far off place, this film shares the importance of multigenerational relationships while supporting and valueing artistic enterprises and endeavors community while facing and healing some of our biggest collective challenges today. The filmmakers and characters have recently appeared on NPR and CW6. 630p- Doors Open 7:00p - Film Screening 8:00p - Talk Story 8:15p - Music, pupu & libations 9:00p - Pau The Hollywood Reporter called Janey an “irrepressible star” and San Diego Magazine deemed the film “funny and heartwarming.” Theater audiences across the country have fallen in love with this inspiring story of growing older with pizazz. It’s a powerful story of community involvement to share with the whole neighborhood. Follow 90-year-old Janey as she writes and directs her latest original, socially relevant community theatre production for her small town. Experience the creative process unfold with a cast of colorful townspeople, as they engage with the arts amidst a local economy devastated by the recent recession. The showcased winning May 10th HawaiiFEAST artist, Boz Shurr along with other participating FEAST artists will be joining the celebration. Talk story session after the film plus ono pupu, libations and music to be had afterwards in the gallery space to enjoy the final day of JuneFEAST Exhibition. OPEN TO ALL AGES $5 student & kupuna tickets $10 advanced tickets & $15 at the door Kids 12 and under FREE PARKING: $1.50/hour metered parking, FREE after 6pm. $4 flat rate after 5p at Chinatown Municipal Garages.

Earlier Event: June 14
Arts Corps