A young man stands with his back to the camera


Short documentary about Maikaru, a man looking towards a bright future after having survived a childhood filled with violence in the clutches of a human trafficking circle.

Awards & Honors:

  • Shortlisted for 2014 Best Documentary Short.
  • Available On-Demand on Alaska Airlines.
  • Winner – Audience Choice Award, Seattle Lesbian and Gay Film Festival, October 2014
  • Winner – Best Documentary Short, Seattle International Film Festival, May 2014
  • Winner – Best Director, International Documentary Challenge, May 2014

You can watch Maikaru on Vimeo.