Our goal is to create impactful films that shed light on important issues, bring attention to under-represented communities and spark discussion and change.
FilmWorks Pacific has worked governmental agencies government several times in creating educational campaigns about the drug- and opioid epidemic in the Hawaiian islands.
We have attended several national and international film festivals over the years. This is an excellent opportunity not only to reach a larger audience, but to learn about what others are doing as well.
Since we started in 1994, multiple of FilmWorks Pacific’s work has gained recognition from several organizations, and we are proud to say our projects have won HOW MANY awards.
This feature documentary film offers important cultural insights into who the Hawaiis are as a people, their origins, and their historical and current social challenges.
This film looks at the history, effects, and addiction epidemic of opioids and benzodiazepines and fentanyl analogs— and asks what took our nation so long to address this national health crisis.
“What Lee has done in irresistible fashion is a splendid example of the enduring power of the traditional documentary. The kind that brings alive an unfamiliar world in a straightforward manner that is as entertaining as it is informative.”
“Edgy Lee paints the spirit of Hawaii – recreating its past but most importantly, the revival of spirit of a native people and their commitment to reviving their heritage.”
Army Archerd, Variety
“ Filmmaker mines unexpected history…”
“Done in tremendous fashion…a splendid example of the enduring power of the traditional documentary.”
Kevin Thomas, Los Angeles Times
“Lee has illuminated a little known facet of the Old West, Pacific Rim style”
San Fransisco Examiner
FilmWorks Pacific was founded in 1994 and focuses mainly on the independent production of films, television, and internet content with a special interest in the Pacific.