International Ocean Film Festival selects Our Atoll Speaks!


Four days of environmental films and pannels. Check out the fantastic lineup:

Screening Info:

ONLY Date: Saturday March 14th, 2020

Venue: Cowell Theater

Address: 2 Marina Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94123

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We can’t wait to see you there, San Francisco Bay Area family and friends ! Please help us share this wonderful news!

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OUR ATOLL SPEAKS premieres at SECIME in Spain!

Our Atoll Speaks ( Nuestra Isla Habla) premieres in Spain at SECIME Official Competitive Section, one of the best short film festivals in the nation.

Screening info:

Auditorio Nacional: March 8th at 5pm

Cine Coliseo: March 10th at 11th at 5pm

City: Medina del Campo, Spain

For more information about film lineup click below:

Thank you SECIME team and Emiliano Allende!

Thrilled for the upcoming OUTDOOR screening of OUR ATOLL SPEAKS in Mangere, Aotearoa!

Come the the OUTDOOR Screening of wonderful Pasifika Film as part of the Pollywood Film Festival at the Mangere Arts Center! Thank you Graig for bringing us back to Aotearoa!

Generous words for Our Atoll Speaks from Japan Times Film Critic Mark Schilling!
Words from Mark Schilling on our film Our Atoll Speaks! Thank you… Atawaiwolo!

Fun Visit to Kapaa Highschool in Kauai!

Wonderful visit to Kapaa High School in Kauai as part of the Hawai’i International Film Festival Educational Program. Great media teachers and bright students with poignant questions! Thank you Kapaa High School and Jen Pastores & Amy from HIFF 2019 for this opportunity to share Our Atoll Speaks!


Súper bonita visita al instituto de Kapaa en Kauai – los profesores y estudiantes súper interesantes con preguntas geniales. Un gusto de visita dentro del programa educativo de Hiff! Gracias Kapaa High school y gracias HIFF!

Kapaa HIghschool Students and Teachers group photo after Gemma/s school visit.
Students watching Our Atoll Speaks.
Gemma answering questions about her filmmaking life.
Wonderful media teachers and Kapaa High School. Thank you for your invitation.
Gemma with Amy and Jen Pastores from HIFF Educational Program. Thank you for our wonderdulm time and the work you do with youth.