CANE FIRE - Asian American Media Spotlight


Sat Oct 16 2021 at 02:00 pm to 03:30 pm


UW Cinematheque | Madison, WI

Free admission!
USA | 2020 | DCP | 90 min.
Director: Anthony Banua-Simon
The exotic beauty of Kaua’i has been captured in countless Hollywood productions and made the Hawaiian island a premiere site for tourism, but these industries exact a heavy toll on the Indigenous and working-class residents who have always been hired to serve as mere “extras” while their own stories go untold. Anthony Banua-Simon’s documentary Cane Fire brings together archival footage and conversations with family members and activists to provide a closer look at the island’s histories of conflict and its people’s continued struggles for sovereignty (LKL). Co-presented with the support of UW Madison’s Asian American Media Spotlight.

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UW Cinematheque, Room 4070, Vilas Hall, 821 University Avenue, Madison, WI 53706, Madison, United States

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