Nā Kamalei: The Men of Hula

January 7, 2016

Award-winning documentary with acclaimed filmmaker Lisette Marie Flanary

NDI New Mexico and REEL FATHERS have teamed up to bring acclaimed filmmaker Lisette Marie Flanary to Albuquerque for an evening celebrating Hawaiian culture and featuring a special screening of her award-winning documentary, Nā Kamalei: The Men of Hula.

Ready for a break from the cold? Join us as we bring a taste of Hawai’i to Albuquerque for an evening of fun, food and film on January 23rd, 2016. Hawaiian filmmaker and Hula dancer Lisette Marie Flanary will host a screening of her thought-provoking documentary, Nā Kamalei: The Men of Hula, which portrays the ancient roots of Hula as a warrior dance for men. The fun begins with a free Hula dance class from 4:30-5:30 for parents and their kids. From 6:00 to 7:00, enjoy the tasty food of Kimo’s Hawaiian BBQ and meet the filmmaker at a VIP reception. At 7:00, Nā Kamalei: The Men of Hula will be shown followed by a panel discussion featuring Lisette Marie Flanary and culturally diverse local community leaders that explores different cultural norms for masculinity and fatherhood.


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