Making Waves Films LLC is a documentary production company in Honolulu, Hawai‘i, established by independent filmmaker Kimberlee Bassford.  Our mission is to produce social issue, cultural, historical and environmental documentary films that advance social justice, strengthen our connections to one another and deepen understanding of the world.

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Patsy Mink receives the Presidential Medal of Freedom

We’re so pleased that the late U.S. Representative Patsy Takemoto Mink of Hawai‘i, who was the subject of our documentary PATSY MINK: AHEAD OF THE MAJORITY, will be posthumously receiving the Presidential Medal of Freedom on November 24. The medal is America’s highest civilian honor. For more information, click here. Also, as part of the celebration, the Hawai‘i State Bar Association Civic Education Committee and the King Kamehameha V Judiciary History Center will be screening our film on December 11 at the Judiciary History Center. Go to our screenings page for more information.

World Premiere of WINNING GIRL

Our new film WINNING GIRL has been accepted to the Hawaii International Film Festival, where it will be having its world premiere on Sunday, November 2 at 5:15pm at Dole Theatres in Honolulu. An encore screening will take place on Saturday, November 8 at 12:30pm at Koko Marina Theatres in Hawaii Kai.