Self taught, creative, enthusiastic and professional are among some of the words used to describe filmmaker/photographer, Kelvin Kinte. After working on "Straight Out of Brooklyn" in 1989, he went on to make his first feature film, "Gotta Be A Better Way (1991-1994)." The film was a finalist for the Gordon Park Film Awards for the Best Director. The film was shown at Clark Atlanta University and at the Mayfair Theatre, in Ottawa, Canada. He also worked as a special event photographer for IFP, The Independent Filmmaker Project, photographing Spike Lee, Ed Burns, and Martin Scorsese just to name a few. His other works are, "The Poets (2000-2001)," "What's Going On (2001)," "Reparation Now (2002)," "Unsung Heroes (2007)," "To Dance In Paradise (2008)," and photo books, "Eye on the Scene (2006)," "Japan (2012)." His next film promise to be his best yet, "The Girl From Harajuku" filmed in Tokyo, Japan and Oahu, HI, and shot with the new Blackmagic Cinema Camera in 2.5k.
Nice port and impressive profile! Thank you for the friend request, I'd love to work with you on a project someday, let me know if you plan to shoot on Kauai or need me for a project on the outer islands..
Pa’a Pono Miloliʻi through the Office of Hawaiian Affairs Native Hawaiian Culture Grant is proud to support a group comprised of Miloliʻi and Kohala keiki, kumu and kupuna that are perpetuating the cultural art of Hula through the inter-generational transfer of cultural knowledge. Led by Kumu Hula Kuwalu Anakalea, a graduate of Kumu Hula Taupori […]
Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park continues its tradition of sharing Hawaiian culture and After Dark in the Park programs with the community and visitors in May. All programs are free, but park entrance fees apply. Programs are co-sponsored by the Hawai‘i Pacific Parks Association. Mark the calendar for these upcoming events: NEW! Artist-in-Residence Program. In conjunction […]
My friend reported the following incident today at Kua Bay on the Big Island of Hawai: Around 2pm on the 16th I was snorkeling about a quarter mile north of Kua Bay and saw a white male floating face down near the shoreline. After determining he had no pulse and that it was unsafe to […]
Aikido of Hilo will be hosting John Stevens Sensei for its annual Osensei Memorial Seminar on the weekend of April 26 and 27. Stevens is a 7th degree black belt in aikido and a world-renowned master instructor. He was a noted professor of Buddhist Studies at Tohoku Fukushi University, in Sendai, Japan and has written […]
A Kona man has been charged with meth trafficking and other offenses after being found with crystal methamphetamine, marijuana and drug paraphernalia. On Wednesday, officers from the Area II Vice Section made contact with a man and a woman in a car in Kailua-Kona during the course of a drug investigation. After searching the car, […]