Kumu Hina – A Place in the Middle

25 minutes. USA. Directed by Dean Hamer and Joe Wilson. 

Film about the struggle to maintain Pacific Islander culture and values within the westernizing society of modern day Hawai’i. It is told through the lens of an extraordinary Native Hawaiian woman who is both a proud and confident mahu, or transgender person, and an honored and respected kumu, or teacher, cultural practitioner, and community leader.