Filmmakers and Producers

Lina Hoshino

Lina Hoshino, Director and Camera
Lina Hoshino’s films include CAUGHT IN BETWEEN; IN GOD'S HOUSE; LEAP OF FAITH; and the award-winning STORY OF MARGO.

Her story-telling style engages audiences with complex or contentious issues through her narrators’ experiences and her visual style. She has been making videos for over 15 years. She co-founded two ground breaking organizations—Tactile Pictures and Many Threads—to link filmmakers and artists in communication projects. Lina’s father is from Japan and mother from Taiwan. She grew up in the USA, Japan, and France; studied art at Carnegie Mellon; and lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.


Living Along the Fenceline
Lina Hoshino & Gwyn Kirk
Producer: Lina Hoshino, Gwyn Kirk & Deborah Lee
2012, 65 min., Color, US
LIVING ALONG THE FENCELINE tells the stories of seven grassroots women leaders from across the Pacific to Puerto Rico whose communities are affected by the U.S. military presence in their backyards. Although not considered war zones, these strategic locations are part of a global network of 1,000 U....

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