Los Angeles Premiere

DOCUMENTARY SHORT | United States | 15 MINUTES | English

Kumu Niu

The island of O’ahu is covered with coconut palms, but for fear of liability the vast majority of these sacred trees have been stripped of coconuts. The grassroots movement “Niu Now” is on a mission to restore the “niu,” or coconut, as a fundamental food crop in Hawai’i and spread the Indigenous wisdom of “aloha ‘āina:” loving land and serving people.

CAST & CREDITS

Directed by Alex Cantatore

Alex Cantatore is a Director and Cinematographer focused on communicating new ideas and old wisdom to better understand our relationship with the Earth and each other. He hails from White Plains, NY, studied at Emerson College in Boston, MA, and currently makes his home in San Diego, CA.

Director

Alex Cantatore

Producer

Alex Cantatore

Screenwriter

Alex Cantatore

Cast

Manulani Aluli Meyer, Indrajit Gunasekara

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Showtimes

Sunday, November 13
IN-PERSON

Lumiere Music Hall

9036 Wilshire Blvd
Beverly Hills, CA 90211

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