BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT NOMINEE 

November 14, 2018 | Laemmle Music Hall | 7:00pm – 8:15pm | WOMENS’ PROGRAM THREE

FILM SYNOPSIS

“Ohero:kon – Under the Husk” follows the journey of two Mohawk girls as they take part in their traditional passage rites to becoming Mohawk Women. Kaienkwinehtha and Kasennakohe are childhood friends from traditional living in the Mohawk Community of Akwesasne that straddles the U.S. / Canada border. They both take part in a four- year adolescent passage rites ceremony called Oheró:kon “Under the Husk” that has been revived in their community. This ceremony challenges them spiritually, mentally, emotionally and physically. It shapes the women they become.  

Run time: 27 mins.

Trailer: https://vimeo.com/172824187

Director: Katsitsionni Fox

Producers: Katja Esson, Paul Rickard, Katsitsionni Fox

 

*WHAT: * Film Program | WOMENS’ PROGRAM THREE

*WHERE:* Laemmle Music Hall | 9036 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90211

*WHEN:* November 14,  2018

5:30pm – Media Check-In

6:00pm – Red Carpet Arrivals; Interviews

7:00pm to 8:15pm – Screening | Q & A following screening 

 

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