Honolulu Sunset
United States of America
Please join us for our weekly meeting on Zoom! Our usual informal happy (half) hour begins at 6:00 pm, and the bell rings at 6:30 pm to formally start the meeting. 
Our speaker will be Vera Zambonelli, who will talk about Hawaii Women in Filmmaking.
Independent filmmaker and researcher, Vera Zambonelli is the founder and ED of Hawaiʻi Women in Filmmaking. For the last 10 years, Vera has been advocating for gender justice in filmmaking through an intersectional lens. Her primary work is as a Producer and Director. Credits include REEL WĀHINE OF HAWAIʻI (Series producer) and director of 2 of its episodes. Her latest project, 72 HOURS, is a documentary on formerly incarcerated women’s reentry and reintegration. Vera has been teaching courses on Women and the Media, Women in Film, and Women, Ideas and Society at the University of Hawaiʻi Academy for Creative Media West Oʻahu and Women's Studies Department at UH Mānoa. Vera serves on the Indie Media Arts West's leadership committee to connect representatives from media arts organizations in the Western region of the United States, and she is part of the Creative Resurgence Collective of Hawai’i-based creatives, artists, advocates, and arts administrators dedicated to imagining and cultivating abundant Hawai’i futures. Vera holds a M.A. in Japanese Studies from Ca’ Foscari, University of Venice, a M.A. in Political Science from Johns Hopkins University, and a Ph.D. in Urban Planning from the University of Hawaiʻi Mānoa. 
To join the meeting via Zoom, please follow this link:
Meeting ID: 865 8869 6909
Passcode: 1995
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