It was just announced that our latest Marshallese feature film, “Lañinbwil’s Gift,” won BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM at the Hawaii Ocean Film Festival, named one of the “20 Coolest Film Festivals in 2010″ by Moviemaker Magazine. Our movie, released in May of 2011, stars Iohaan Anjolok, Lulani Ritok, Netha Gideon, Lyel Tarkwon, Wyre Kimej, Martha Horiuchi, Randon Jack and Maxter Tarkwon and was directed and produced by Jack Niedenthal and Suzanne Chutaro.

“Lañinbwil’s Gift” website:
http://www.microwavefilms.org/Laninbwil.html

“Lañinbwil’s Gift” Preview Trailer:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FGCp2ht5FEM

Moviemaker Magazine article re Hawaii Ocean Film Festival
http://www.moviemaker.com/festivals/article/20_coolest_film_festivals_2010_20101201/

July Announcement of Winners at HOFF
http://www.hawaiioceanfilmfestival.org/2011winners.html

Our film is also an “Official Selection” at the Columbia Gorge International Film Festival in Vancouver, Washington and will be shown at that festival next month.
http://www.angaelica.com/festivals/cgiff2011/

Sincerely,

Jack Niedenthal
Microwave Films of the Marshall Islands
http://www.microwavefilms.org/
PO Box 3131
Majuro, MH 96960
Phone: (from U.S.) 011-692-625-3177
Fax: (from U.S.) 011-692-625-3330
Cell: (from U.S.) 011-692-455-3177
E-mail: bikinijack@gmail.com
Ña Noniep (I am the Good Fairy) (2009) website:
http://www.microwavefilms.org/NaNoniep.html
Yokwe Bartowe (Poor Bartowe) (2010) website:
http://www.microwavefilms.org/YokweBartowe.html
Lañinbwil’s Gift (2011) website:
http://www.microwavefilms.org/Laninbwil.html