Directed by Andrew Hida
Immigrating from Japan to Honolulu, Hawaii in 1961, Hitoshi Hida struggled to learn English as he excelled in math and painting during high school. Abandoning his desire to be an artist, Hida pursued architecture finding a creative outlet in hand-rendering for nearly 40 years. In a digital world, Hida, 72, is one of the last remaining designers to create hand-drawn architectural renderings in Hawaii.
Previous Screening / Awards:
Hawaii International Film Festival 2016; Waimea Ocean Film Festival 2017, Best Film Short; Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival 2017.
Andrew Hida is an award-winning filmmaker and video producer based out of San Francisco, California. He was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii, to Japanese and Chinese immigrant parents. With a background in journalism, Hida firmly believes in the power of non-fiction visual storytelling to create powerful, compelling, and beautiful stories about the human experience. His work has been recognized by the National Press Photographers Association, the Katherine Schneider Journalism and the World Press Photo Foundation.
Director / Producer: Andrew Hida
Assoicate Producer: Jennifer Moncayo-Hida
November 3 / 101 mins(Documentary Feature, Shorts) Everybody deserves a fighting chance—to be seen, acknowledged, respected.
Precedes: Finding KUKAN