Screening as part of the Independent Visions mispon curatorial mentorship screening in partnership with the Dunlop Art Gallery and the Saskatchewan Filmpool Cooperative.
U.S.A., 2013, 16 minutes
In order to deal with violence in her home, a ten-year-old girl pretends to be a super hero.
Director: Erin Lau
Native Hawaiian Filmmaker, Erin Lau, directed numerous award-winning shorts during her time Academy for Creative Media at the University of Hawaii. Erin’s work has been recognized in film festivals across the globe, including Guam, France, Rarotonga, Shanghai and Hawaii. Until recently, she worked as a videographer and editor for Oiwi TV, a successful Hawaiian-culture focused production company. She currently is pursuing her MFA in film directing at Chapman University. Inspired by the ambition of numerous other native artists and her family, Erin has gained an unwavering sense of determination to recount the rich stories of her culture, people, and home.