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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WINNING GIRL re-airs nationally

WINNING GIRL will have a repeat national broadcast on the WORLD CHANNEL’s flagship documentary series America ReFramed. The film will air Tuesday, May 3 at 8pm Eastern Time. Check your local listings for exact times in your area.

WINNING GIRL to air on PBS Hawaii in April

Our “winning girl” Teshya Alo is one step closer to her Olympic dream. She won her first senior national wrestling tournament last December, which qualified her to compete at the U.S. Olympic Wrestling Trials next month in Iowa City. If she wins there, she’ll be going to Rio de Janeiro to compete at the Summer Olympics!

To celebrate her and Hawai‘i’s other female Olympic wrestling hopeful–2012 bronze medalist Clarissa Chun–PBS Hawaii will air WINNING GIRL on Thursday, April 7 at 8 p.m.