Student film fest accepting applications
Student filmmakers are invited to submit projects for screening at the 2006 Hawaii Student Film Festival.
The festival -- to be held May 13 at Dole Cannery Signature Theater -- is open to students in all grade levels enrolled in any public or private school or college in Hawaii. Home-schooled students and independent student filmmakers are eligible.
Deadline for submissions is April 1; no entry fee.
Maximum running time is 120 minutes.
Film industry professionals will judge the entries, giving bronze, silver, gold and platinum awards based on entertainment or educational values, creativity, production values, writing, directing, acting, editing and sound or music.
Rules and entry forms can be found at the Web site www.HawaiiStudentFilmFestival.org. Call 671-5219.
A few good men
Army Community Theatre is in need of more men for its May production of "Damn Yankees."
Auditions will be held at 7 p.m. today and tomorrow at Richardson Theatre, Fort Shafter, for those willing to help round out the cast.
KITV's Keoki Kerr leads the cast, starring as baseball sensation Joe Hardy, who sells his soul to the devil so that his team can beat the New York Yankees.
The show, with music by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross, and book by Douglass, is choreographed by Deanna Luster. Ernest Taniguchi is musical director.
Wallop and George Abbott,
The show runs May 11-27 at Richardson Theatre. Tickets are on sale for $12 to $20 at the ACT Box Office, 438-4480 or via the Web site, www.squareone.org/ACT.
PBS benefit on the air
A two-hour PBS membership special Thursday night will feature Robert Cazimero, Iwalani Kahalewai, Aunty Emma Veary, Uncle Bill Kaiwa, Aunty Nina Kealiiwahamana, Kawika Trask and Aaron Sala.
"Na Mele: Traditions in Hawaiian Song" airs at 7:30 p.m. on KHET/PBS.
Co-hosts Becky Dunning and Harry Soria will be in the studio with the telephone operators taking call-in pledges for donations.
The night's performance will be recorded on DVD and given to individuals who pledge $100 or more. Call 973-1987.