Mele Murals

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Mele Murals


Thursday May 04 07:30 PM
Friday May 05 01:00 PM


Doris Duke Theatre


Museum members: $8.00
General Admission: $10.00


About the Film:

Directed by Tadashi Nakamura. Hawai‘i. 2016. 66 min.

Mele Murals is a documentary about the transformative power of art through the unlikely union of graffiti and ancient Hawaiian culture. At the center of the story are two renowned street artists—Estria Miyashiro (aka Estria) and John Hina (aka Prime)—a group of Native Hawaiian youth, and the rural community of Waimea. Through their stories Mele Murals shows how public art and Native Hawaiian traditions transform the artists, students, and community.

Thursday, May 4 at 7:30pm: Free screening of Mele Murals, plus a special Q+A with Prime and the 808 Urban Youth after the screening.

Friday, May 5 at 1pm: The film screens with Ho‘omau: A Story of Perseverance.

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