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The Pit Where We Were Born

Alexander Bocchieri | Short Drama
United States| 2019 | 12 min
International Premiere

Thursday, October 24, 2019 | 10:00am
Shorts Program: Tribulations
TIFF Bell Lightbox, Cinema 2

A father and son reckon with a past that continues to colour their future when they reunite around the imu pit of their family farm in Waianae, Hawaii.

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Since graduating from the University of Hawaii in 2012, Alex has worked in Honolulu as a freelance director creating narrative films, PSAs, and documentaries as co-creative director at his production company Lumos Media. Alongside his ongoing documentary work, Alex is a Lecturer at the Academy for Creative Media at the University of Hawaii, teaching cinematic production.