October 26, 2023 | 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Generations Ballroom, 2454 South Beretania Street, Honolulu, HI 96826
Event Planned By Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaiʻi

Join us for a special screening of two local short films, Inheritance directed by Erin Lau and FINDING DOHI directed by Amber McClure. Both films explore humankind's longing for family, identity, and belonging. The contrasting styles of the two films form an interesting starting point for contemplation and dialogue. 

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The event will open with a special guest performance by Inalihi, a Kanaka ʻŌiwi poet and artist, followed by original music by Ohtoro

The audience will be invited to participate in a Q&A session with the filmmakers moderated by Taylour Chang

Event tickets and a pre-sale of drinks, snacks, and parking validation are available at the link above. Net proceeds from the event will support the filmmakers and the programs of the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaiʻi. 

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About the Films


Holding a stack of letters she cannot translate, a 3rd generation Japanese American sets out on an uplifting journey to find the family she never knew.


A struggling nature photographer is forced to confront the pain his family has carried for generations.

Directed by Amber McClure

Directed by Erin Lau

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Special Performances By



Ohtoro is a beat maker, DJ, Nā Hōkū Hanohano Award winning artist and will be providing original music he produced.Inalihi is a Kanaka ʻŌiwi artist, organizer, and educator from Waimānalo Oʻahu.

Q&A Moderator

Taylour Chang serves as Director of Public Programs and Community Engagement at Bishop Museum. She previously served as Director of the Doris Duke Theatre, an art house cinema located in Honolulu, Hawaiʻi, and Curator of Film and Performance at the Honolulu Museum of Art from 2013-2022. She has served on the Board of Hawaii Women in Filmmaking, the Art House Convergence, and Farrington High School's Creative Arts and Technology program. She received her B.A. from Yale University in Film Studies and Theatre Studies. She is also a filmmaker.