Story about “Noho Hewa” and other films awarded at FIFO can be read at the following link:
FIFO winners, from left: Jean-Michel Corillon (director, Terre Natale); George Andrews (accepting award for Leanne Pooley, The Topp Twins); Anne Keala Kelly (director, Noho Hewa); Amiel Courtin-Wilson (director, Bastardy); Viri Taimana (jury member from Tahiti); Briar March (director, Te Henua E Noho)
Nancy Tait was at FIFO to represent a film about her kupuna, "Rain of the Children."
Heider Tialatagi and James Ihopu, carvers from the Polynesian Fine Arts School. Heider carved the award I received and he is wearing a shirt that says, "HAWAII."